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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] WHO Targeting Businesses To Support 'Revolution Smoke-Free'

Across the Western Pacific Region, WHO invites all businesses to join a new campaign, “Revolution Smoke-Free”, and establish smoke-free workplaces in which everyone is free from tobacco smoke in their workplaces and beyond. “A smoke-free workplace is n
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Jul 18, 2018 00:47
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[District of Columbia] American Association for Cancer Research to Host Congressional Briefing on E-Cigarettes

will address congressional staffers and the public on Wednesday, July 18... Panelists at the briefing, “E-cigarettes: Striking a Balance Between Preventing Youth Nicotine Addiction and Helping Current Smokers Quit Combustible Cigarettes,” will present the
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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Is this the end of smoko breaks? Cigarette habit costs Australia $388billion as Malcolm Turnbull backs bosses' right to pay people 'to work, not to smoke'

Smokers take more breaks, are absent more and die earlier, study claimed / There have been calls to ban smoking at work in the wake of the research / The PM appeared to support bosses' right to tell employees not to smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:40
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[Canada] Smoking in wrong place could cost up to $2,000 under new Halifax bylaws

Halifax Regional Council has voted in favour of new bylaws that will regulate smoking in public areas and ban smoking on all municipal property. The rules ban smoking on sidewalks, streets and all other municipal properties... These restrictions will ap
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:31
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[Canada] How recreational cannabis will be packaged

Come legalization, packaging for cannabis products must have a single colour with a standardized font style, cannot have “embossed, shiny or metallic” designs on it, and the use of branding and logos will be limited. Labels must include health messages,
Vancouver (BC) Weekly (ca)
added Jul 19, 2018 18:08
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VIDEO: STAFFORD : Flavor Fight | FDA Should Listen to People Not Bots

As RegWatch first reported, a minimum of 250,000 bot submitted fake form-letters that are anti-flavors and anti-vaping in nature overwhelmed servers at Regulations.gov putting the entire public consultation process at risk. FDA could decide to throw out
RegulatorWatch.com (ca)
added Jul 19, 2018 18:03
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[UK] Blackpool Pleasure Beach offer for smoking mums-to-be

Women will receive vouchers accepted by Blackpool Pleasure Beach, as well by many high street shops Pregnant women are to be given incentives including theme park vouchers in a scheme which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The project is part of a
BBC Online
added Jul 19, 2018 14:55
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Egypt names first five state companies to float shares under privatisation scheme

announced the names of the first five state companies that will offer shares this year as part of a plan to boost public finances through minority offerings on the Cairo exchange. The companies are Alexandria Mineral Oils Company, Eastern Tobacco, Alexan
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:17
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China clips Air China's wings after descent scare

The cuts to the carrier’s 737 flights amount to 5,400 hours a month, it said. The CAAC also suspended the licenses of other staff involved in the emergency incident that was linked to a co-pilot smoking in the cockpit, CCTV added.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:15
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FDA readying guidelines on smoking cessation, biosimilars

Gottlieb also said his agency would release two guidance documents on the toxicology of e-cigarettes and on possible standards to evaluate smoking cessation products. Both should lay out a framework to study new drugs in these areas, he said, adding tha
Politico
added Jul 19, 2018 00:52
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