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Smoke-free workplaces would hit tobacco profits

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 10 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:325
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

Tobacco multinationals would lose an estimated £310m ($575m; €450m) in sales every year if UK workplaces were smoke free, claims the BMA's chairman, James Johnson.

His comments come in the foreword to a report, Smoke-free World, from the BMA's Tobacco Control Resource Centre, in which doctors' leaders from eight countries describe the success of antismoking legislation.

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Cuban workplaces, including this cigar factory, are now subject to a smoking …

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