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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

In a written document that was sent to local authorities on No Tobacco Day, which is observed worldwide on May 31, the minister has called for the strict inspection of no smoking compliance at workplaces, restaurants, and public transport facilities.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 18, 2015 10:56
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[UK] New laws to punish litter louts ‘must be sped up’

THE YORKSHIRE Post is adding its voice to calls to speed up the implementation of new rules that would make it easier for councils to punish those who allow litter to be thrown for their cars.
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:54
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS drama spills over into the UK

The sordid SA Revenue Service (SARS) drama is spilling over into the UK, where police are now investigating...BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa.
News24 (za)
added May 18, 2015 10:53
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[UK] Carlo Ancelotti's caught puffing a cigarette as Real Madrid's season goes up in smoke...

Banned from the touchline, he was caught puffing on a cigarette as he watched from a private box in Espanyol’s Power 8 stadium. The league had gone up in smoke and his future is now anything but clear.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:43
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[Africa, UK] Kenya- Timeline: Industry Interference with the Tobacco Control Regulations 2014

This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:40
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A Guide to Glycols (PDF)

breathing spray mists of these materials should be avoided. In general, Dow does not support or recommend the use of Dow’s glycols in applications where breathing or human eye contact with the spray mists of these materials is likely, such as fogs for
Dow Chemical Company
added May 18, 2015 10:38
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: The future of electronic cigarette growth depends on youth uptake (PDF)

Simon Chapman discusses the phenomenon of “e-cigarettes” and the potential risks associated with their use / Pied Pipers in the vaping and tobacco industries have attempted to argue that concern about EC uptake in youth who would have never used any nico
Medical Journal of Australia
added May 18, 2015 10:29
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Use of illicit tobacco following introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products in Australia: results from a national cross-sectional survey

we found no evidence in Australia of increased use of two categories of manufactured cigarettes likely to be contraband, no increase in purchase from informal sellers and no increased use of unbranded illicit ‘chop-chop’ tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added May 18, 2015 10:22
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[UK] E-cigs pose threat to 'susceptible' young

"If manufacturers of e-cigarettes are wrong about the harmless nature of the small amounts of nicotine in their products, millions of young people may be susceptible," says Simon Chapman..."a less than benign genie with its pharmacological clutches aroun
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 18, 2015 10:15
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[Australia] SHEEHAN: Smoking taxes make cigarette smuggling an increasingly attractive option

the massive price mark-ups, the de facto criminalising of tobacco growing, and the state-imposed disease porn, is a classic example of a rampant nanny state passive aggression, where imposition is justified as For Your Own Good, for a product which is leg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 18, 2015 10:15
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