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[Philippines] New health warnings on tobacco packs by March 3, group urges gov’t

In a statement, Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) said Republic Act 10643 or the GHW law requires all cigarette packs should bear the second set of the GHW templates. “As prescribed under the GHW Law (RA 10643)
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:25
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group reminder: Put new graphic warnings on tobacco packaging

Health advocates reminded the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that the new graphic health warnings (GHW), showing the harmful effects of smoking, should appear on all tobacco packaging. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) said that
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:22

[Michigan] Letter: Second-hand marijuana odors

I went to my doctor in Tecumseh. Upon entering the waiting room I was hit smack in the face with the reeking smell of granddaughter’s eyes watering as we sat there. We both have asthma so this really triggered things...have common sense. C
Adrian (MI) Daily Telegram
added Mar 3, 2018 17:18
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[Georgia] Winterville sets hearing on tobacco ordinance

a public hearing for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Winterville City Hall on the proposed “City of Winterville Tobacco Free Generation Ordinance,” which would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 2000. That would only apply to p
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 3, 2018 16:27
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HACKETT: Adequate Funding Can Turn Around Nevada’s Tobacco Grades (Opinion)

Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition (NPTC) and its statewide partners urge state lawmakers to enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke by: Improving Nevada’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include all indoor places. There is
ThisisReno (NV)
added Mar 3, 2018 16:27
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[UK] MANKTELOW: Vet’s opinion

Studies show that pets exposed to cigarette smoke are at a greater risk of respiratory problems such as asthma and chronic coughing. There are also potential links to certain types of cancer, such as lymphoma. The obvious way of reducing the risks to yo
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 16:27
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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds' appeal of former Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli's $28 million jury award for smoking-related cancer, a development her attorney said signals that Connecticut is a favorable
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 3, 2018 02:32

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Halo cigs
added Mar 3, 2018 02:28

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults in the United States

In 2016, more than 15 of every 100 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older (15.5%) currently* smoked cigarettes. This means an estimated 37.8 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes.2 More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-r
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 3, 2018 02:09

[Korea - North] Made in North Korea: The graphic design of a pariah state

These cigarette cases bear the words "Paradise" (left) and "Establishment" (right). According to 2012 survey by the WHO, more than half of North Korean men are smokers, one of the highest rates in Asia. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been pictured s
BBC Online
added Mar 3, 2018 02:06
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