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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco

misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-market
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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UK news media representations of smoking, smoking policies and tobacco bans in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policy-makers’ communications when engaging in discussion around smoke-free prison policies should draw on the generally smooth transitions to smoke-free prisons to date, and on evidence on health benefits of smoke-free environments and smoking cessation.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[North Dakota] E-cigs heighten youth experience with tobacco

“We don’t necessarily see the correlation that youth are switching to e-cigarettes but we are seeing the amount of youth that just try e-cigarettes is huge and it’s increasing. There are kids who will never touch a cigarette but will use electronic,” sai
Minot (ND) Daily News
added Feb 20, 2018 00:18
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[Alabama] VIDEO: Through with Chew Week urges smokeless tobacco users to quit

“Spit” tobacco is just as addictive as cigarettes and has many harmful side effects. For these reasons, the Alabama Department of Public Health encourages smokeless tobacco users to quit the “spit” during “Through With Chew Week,” February 18 through the
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ improving weak spots in otherwise good tobacco-control report

For seven years, budget-challenged New Jersey got nearly $1 billion from the federal settlement with tobacco companies and didn’t spend any...between the ongoing push to discourage cigarette sales and the money now being spent on helping people quit or n
The Press of Atlantic City
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Asia, Singapore] Budget 2018: 10% increase in tobacco excise duty from Feb 19

The Government will impose a 10 per cent increase in tobacco excise duty in a bid to discourage consumption, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said during his Budget speech on Monday (Feb 19).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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Zimbabwe Plans Gold, Tobacco Diaspora Bonds as Bank Rules Change

Zimbabwe’s central bank said it plans to sell bonds for citizens outside the country to invest in gold and tobacco output as it also introduces banking rules to encourage money flows and exports.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco hectarage declines 5.5 percent

THE area planted under the tobacco crop in the 2017/18 cropping season has declined by 5.5 percent to 104 397 hectares from 110 518ha during the same period last year, official figures show
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Kuwait] Stop unjustified cigarette price increase

Chairman of the Kuwait Union for Consumer Cooperative Societies (KUCCS) Ali Al-Kandari yesterday said the union issued a directive to all co-ops ordering the suspension of any cigarette and tobacco price increases. Kandari added that some supplying compan
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[New Zealand] Couple given free cigarettes with Countdown groceries

They say they often receive complimentary items such as laundry powder or food. But their last order included something they didn't expect - a pack of 20 Freedom cigarettes. "I thought it was quite concerning," Mr Kuper told Newshub. "If we were a smok
Newshub (nz)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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