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[Australia and Oceania] Another Fiji city pledges to go smoke free

Lautoka has become the latest city in Fiji to launch initiatives with the view of eventually declaring the city a tobacco free zone. Smoking has been banned in public places including bus stops, markets, and playing grounds.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:13
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[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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[Missouri] SPECIAL ELECTION Smoking ban lights up Aug. 4 ballot

The question posed to voters is: “Shall the Board of Aldermen give favorable consideration to its pending bill prohibiting smoking in enclosed places and places of employment?” Even if a majority of voters say “yes,” it does not mean aldermen will automa
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Jul 31, 2015 13:07
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[Asia, India] Muted cigarette sales: ITC Q1 net profit up 3.6% at Rs 2265 cr

ITC Ltd posted a subdued 3.61 percent rise in net profit at Rs 2,265.44 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, due to pressure on cigarette sales and sluggish demand for other FMCG products.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:01
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[UK] Man, 20, dies after falling backwards down the 100ft chimney of seven-storey block of luxury flats in central London

people at the function had told him the victim had been enjoying a night-time cigarette when the tragedy unfolded. He said: 'They said he was just sitting on the sit smoking and he just must have fell. That's what they said inside, but I don't know if tha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:39
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, USA] The role of public law-based litigation in tobacco companies’ strategies in high-income, FCTC ratifying countries, 2004–14 [FREE FULL TEXT]

crucial that governments be aware that the litigation, arbitration and public relation strategies adopted by industry are intertwined. The new generation of regional trade agreements, such as Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the p
Journal of Public Health
added Jul 31, 2015 12:33
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[North Carolina] Reynolds offers “game-changer” employee incentive

a “game changer” incentive toward ensuring a smooth integration of the Newport brand. The non-company members of Reynolds’ board of directors have approved a one-time, performance-based cash award to all employees of Reynolds and its subsidiaries. Reynold
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 31, 2015 12:30
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Countries Unite for World Lung Cancer Day

American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), alongside members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), today launched its World Lung Cancer Day 2015: Honor, Unite, Inspire campaign. The global campaign aims to raise awareness about lu
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2015 12:26
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[Australia, Hawaii] TIENHAARA/GLEESON: Govt should own up to cost of tobacco litigation

We now know how much just one case (that hasn't even ended) can cost taxpayers. To avoid having to make such expenditures in the future to defend much-needed health and environmental policies, the government needs to reject an ISDS clause applying to Aus
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:21
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[UK] 'Majority in favour' of Brighton beach smoking ban

The majority of people are in favour of a smoking ban on Brighton beach and think the plans should be considered for other British resorts. Many of those questioned (48%) said they thought stopping people lighting up would make traditional seaside towns
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:16
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