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[Asia, Bangladesh] Strict enforcement of tobacco act stressed

As the anti-tobacco campaign is carried out at a considerable scale, tobacco companies are changing strategies to hinder success in the policy-making process by inspiring farmers in tobacco cultivation offering them lucrative profits, they said. The opin
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:04
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What would legalizing recreational pot mean to New Yorkers?

But there are issues of secondhand smoke. “Some of the compounds that are produced when tobacco burns are similar to those things that can be produced when marijuana burns. Things like carcinogens that are in tobacco smoke, some of those things can be in
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 18, 2018 07:00
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Smoking costs the average Tennesseean $1,197,782 over a lifetime

A 2017 WalletHub survey positioned Tennessee as fourth in the nation for smokers. West Virginia ranked No. 1, with Utah coming in last. Despite the fourth place ranking for smokers, costs vary by state with Tennessee taking sixth place for Total Cost pe
Columbia (TN) Daily Herald
added Jan 18, 2018 06:54
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[Asia, India] KAPOOR/KAKKAR: The price prescription: taxation and policy on tobacco

The revisions in the taxation policy...should ideally have a mix: of a removal of all excise and other tax exemptions irrespective of the size of the unit, restrictions on sales of loose sticks and raising taxes/duties on bidis and smokeless tobacco by a
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Ministry says no to kiddie pack cigarettes

PUTRAJAYA: The government will in no way support the proposal by the tobacco industry to re-introduce kiddie pack cigarettes (pack of 10 sticks) to combat the scourge of contraband cigarettes, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. He said t
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:35
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[Asia, Bangladesh] EDITORIAL: Smoking kills everyone

Smoking in public is banned in Bangladesh and people caught smoking in public have to pay a fine. Despite this, people continue to smoke in public....Does tar in cigarettes have worse implications on female lungs than male ones? Does the smoke coming out
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:01
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VIDEO: MANN: The problem with raiding Tobacco Free Florida funds for cancer research

The money that funds Tobacco Free Florida has proven to be money well spent. Independent evaluations have shown that appropriated funds have been used effectively and efficiently. Florida is the third most populous state and continues to grow daily. Yet
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2018 09:59
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[Utah] Washington City bans new tobacco specialty shops

unanimously passed by the Washington Council last week following some revisions. The ordinance, originally presented to the council during a June 2016 meeting, governs the regulation, licensure and land use permitting the sales of electronic cigarettes a
St George (UT) News
added Jan 19, 2018 09:06
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Public health study finds sexual minorities more likely to have used E-cigarettes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults are more likely than heterosexual adults to have tried e-cigarettes and other alternative tobacco products...are less likely than their heterosexual counterparts to perceive exposure to secondhand e-cigarette vapor as harm
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:14
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[Europe, Luxembourg] NNA joins the case against the EU snus ban

the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), will be at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, fighting the current EU snus ban alongside public health experts and consumers of reduced risk nicotine products.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:12
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