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Coughing Up Reform: Japan Tightens Smoking Laws a Little ($$)

Parliament passed a law Wednesday barring smoking in restaurants and bars with more than 100 square meters, or about 1,100 square feet, of space, except for separate and sealed smoking rooms. For the first time, the law sets fines for violators, with ill
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
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[UK] MONBIOT: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)...for many years, it has been funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris International. When this funding was exposed, the IEA claimed that its campaigns ag
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
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[Africa, Cameroon, Senegal] Increased tax on tobacco products will curb smoking- Research

The Consortium for Economic and Social Research (CRES) pleaded Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, for increased taxation of tobacco products in the West African region so as to significantly curb smoking. “In the countries of the ECOWAS area, taxes excluding VAT
Journalducameroun.com (cm)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:54
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[UK] What's on in Parliament: Thursday 19 July 2018 / House of Commons

General debate / The Tobacco Control Plan
UK Parliament (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:51
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[UK] Cuts to nicotine patches and other stop smoking aids slammed as 'short-sighted'

DOCTORS are no longer prescribing stop smoking aids in Worcestershire in a plan slammed as ‘short-sighted’ and ‘prioritising saving money over saving lives’. The British Lung Foundation found the local authority in Worcestershire fully decommissioned it
Kidderminster Shuttle (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:40
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[Japan] 2020 Games prompts smoking law revision

Japan's revision of a law to boost measures against passive smoking was prompted by Tokyo's designation as host city of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The International Olympic Committee urges host countries to aim for a smoke-free Games.
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:32
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Claims Against Loose Leaf Tobacco Manufacturer Partly Dismissed In Pennsylvania ($$)

For reasons “largely described” in his May decision dismissing allegations of fraudulent concealment and conspiracy to conceal against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and ITG Brands LLC, a Pennsylvania federal judge on June 26 granted a re
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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MINTON: For Sake of Public Health, FDA Should Not Ban E-cigarette Flavors

All the existing evidence indicates that limiting flavor variety in e-cigarettes will have no effect on nonsmokers—young or old. However, it would significant reduce e-cigarettes’ attractiveness to existing smokers who might consider such devices as a me
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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REVOLUTION SMOKE-FREE: Breathing change into the workplace

When a business goes smoke-free, it improves the health of all workers. Health-care and operational costs go down, while productivity increases due to less absenteeism and improved overall morale.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:19
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Reynolds Vapor prepares national launch of new e-cig rival to Juul

is preparing a nationwide launch in August of its version of a “pod mod” similar to the Juul vaping delivery mechanism. The goal is to have Vuse Alto in national distribution by November, Ricardo Oberlander said Tuesday. Oberlander is a longtime BAT exec
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2018 02:01
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