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40% Of Health Care Workers Still Smoke Cigarettes In China

Although 40 percent of male health workers smoked in 2010, the figure represented a decrease from previous years. Around 56 percent of male health care workers were smokers in 1984, 60 percent in 1996 and 57 percent in 2002. China is the largest tobacco
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2012 15:06
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[China] Tobacco consumption rises amid economic slowdown

Chinese smoked more cigarettes in the first half of this year, helping the tobacco industry's profits to climb rapidly despite the current economic slowdown, according to data from the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration on Wednesday.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 10:51
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[New York] Haverstraw village agrees to repeal tobacco display law

The village of Haverstraw Board of Trustees has approved the settlement with the plaintiffs who filed a federal lawsuit against the village, challenging the village's local law restricting tobacco-product displays in stores.
Politics on the Hudson (The Journal News blog)
added Jul 17, 2012 19:49
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[New York] NYC sues Seneca smoke dealer

The City of New York filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a cigarette dealer on an Indian reservation in western New York, claiming that the business has been flouting state and federal law by shipping thousands of packs into the city without paying state or
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 22, 2012 14:48
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New York Legislature approves ban on e-cigarettes for minors

If Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs the bill into law, New York will join Alaska, Idaho, Kansas and Maryland in restricting so-called e-cigarettes that can carry nicotine
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 22, 2012 14:47
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VIDEO: New Trend: Dissolvable Tobacco - Science Videos

An FDA panel of advisors says dissolvable tobacco products may be a good alternative to smoking cigarettes, but could prompt more people to start using tobacco.
REDORBIT (formerly RedNova.com)
added Jun 16, 2012 16:44
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[Dominican Republic] PM - Another opponent joins fight against Australia's tobacco laws

Now the Reuters news agency reports that the Dominican Republic is about to join the complaint.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 19:14
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Trade pact could weaken Australia's tobacco fight

There are concerns a new trade agreement between the US, Australia and several other Pacific nations could weaken Australia's defences against challenges to its planned tobacco packaging laws.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46
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[Pennsylvania] Smoke-Free Housing Policy (PDF)

1. Smoking is not permitted in Housing Authority buildings, including apartments, in accordance with the following guidelines.
York Housing Authority
added Jun 13, 2012 12:04
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UPDATE 2-California voters reject raising tobacco tax

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Reuters
added Jun 6, 2012 16:29
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