One in every 14 women in Bahrain is now a smoker, according to the latest figures from the kingdom's health ministry.
The statistic - which officials from the Anti-Smoking Committee described as "disappointing" - act
Smokers are twice as likely to develop active tuberculosis compared to people who have never smoked, a study in Taiwan has found, prompting calls for policymakers to be tougher on smoking.
The study tracked nearly 18,000 people in Taiwan r
Over 80 per cent of respondents in 15 countries across the globe are in favour of smoking bans, according to a study conducted by research firm Synovate.
The June 2007 study also shows that 60 per cent of respondents who say they are smoke