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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban

has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned the smoking of water-pipe tobacco otherwise known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. ERA/FoEN made the demand following the ban of shisha by
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:19
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[UK] Pioneering work to tackle smoking in the battle against cancer

The pioneering work of NHS bodies and councils in the region has been highlighted in Westminster. Professor Sean Duffy, leader of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance, was invited to address the Parliamentary launch of an NHS 'Smokefree' ple
Keighley News (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:18
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Cancer.com (Janssen Oncology)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:13
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Cancer.com Site Sat Dormant for 10 Years. Now It's Live Again.

"It's really important at Janssen Oncology to follow our mission to have a world where cancer is preventable, chronic, and curable,"... Breast and lung cancer constituted the initial high prevalence areas, with the goal of adding many more tumor types in
MedPage Today
added Jan 16, 2018 15:09
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FAUSTMAN: Local View: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax

Don’t believe the industry’s lies about their products or the impact these proven public health policies will have. These corrective statements show they’re certainly not an industry with a history of telling Americans the truth. The research shows: incr
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 16, 2018 15:04
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Inc. Announces Voluntary Delisting from Euronext Paris

The delisting procedure will allow the PMI shares listed on Euronext Paris to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), PMI’s primary listing exchange. Holders of PMI shares listed on Euronext Paris will have the following options:
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:59
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[Asia] In Blow to Philip Morris, Israel to Tax iQOS E-cigarettes Like Ordinary Cigarettes

the device will be taxed like ordinary cigarettes, at a rate of 65% of its price. However, the excise tax was introduced through the state budget, under pressure from the attorney general. The move presumably forces Kahlon to sign an order that has been o
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 16, 2018 14:58
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Russians cut back on drinking, smoking as fitness trend grows

And tobacco use also plummeted by more than a fifth between 2009 and 2016, down to 30 percent of Russians smoking according to the most recent Global Adult Tobacco Survey. "The annual decline (in alcohol and tobacco consumption) is really steep, especia
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:56
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[UK] Help for smokers to quit is slashed: Health budget cuts mean only three in five local authorities offer support to quit the habit

Public health budget cuts mean many smokers can no longer access stop smoking medications from their GP, health experts have warned. In England there is now at least one local authority where there is a zero budget for addressing smoking, according to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:44
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[Australia] Where you stand on smoker rights...

FRASER Coast Chronicle readers have weighed-in on the issue of smokers' rights. Cigarette smoking has entered the national conversation in recent days after cricketers Shaun Marsh and Jackson Bird were dubbed bad role models for smoking in public while
Fraser Coast Chronicle (au)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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