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[Asia, India] OVER 30,000 FINED FOR SMOKING IN PUBLIC

The Maximum number of people were booked in the south-east districts of Delhi for violating the provisions of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), that prohibits smoking in public places”, Delhi Police said in a conference on Anti Tob
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Apr 21, 2018 21:02
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Customs boat crash kills cigarette smuggler in southern Vietnam

Caught red handed by the customs in Kien Tuong Town on Tuesday night, a group of smugglers managed to escape by transferring all the cigarettes from their motorbikes to a motorboat and ran away. Two officers subsequently jumped into another boat to chas
VnExpress.net
added Apr 21, 2018 21:01
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Parents, school officials concerned about growth in vaping by South Dakota

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are "vaping" on campus. Students - some as young as middle schoolers - inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine
Hawarden (IA) Independent / Ireton Examiner
added Apr 21, 2018 20:44
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[Asia, China] Retired soldier waging war against litterbugs in Xi'an

he signed up for the civilian service, not realizing at the time that his new adversary would be cigarette butts and that the streets of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, would be his new field of battle. "One day, I bumped into sanitation workers picking up cig
China Daily (cn)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:38
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how tobacco products harm the environment from their manufacture to consumption

The process of growing tobacco, manufacturing tobacco products and delivering them to retailers causes severe and irreversible damage to the environment..."From start to finish, the tobacco life cycle is an overwhelmingly polluting and damaging process,"
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:01
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Is Phillip Morris' Weak Volumes a Concern for Tobacco Firms?

reduced risk products (RRPs)...RRPs seem to be one of the most viable options for companies to stay afloat in the tobacco industry (ranked among the top 38% out of more than 256 Zacks industries). However, such advancements are yet to completely offset ci
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Apr 21, 2018 19:23
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[Washington] It’s official: Mariners, opponents will soon no longer be able to chew tobacco at Safeco Field

At a hearing Thursday afternoon, the King County Board of Health voted unanimously to prohibit smokeless tobacco at professional sports venues countywide — an ordinance that will take effect May 19. The move is in response to health advocates who say the
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 21, 2018 16:50
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[Washington] Chewing tobacco banned at Safeco, CenturyLink

The move comes in response to health advocates who say the habit among players sets a poor example for fans and young athletes. The Seattle Mariners and the national advocacy organization Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids supported the measure.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2018 16:46
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Tobacco-Free Kids Campaign Worry About JUUL E-Cigarettes

"Southwest Missouri we have almost a double in our area of the smoking rate in the entire nation," said Brawner. Truth Initiative president and CEO Robin Koval calls for FDA to take action. "We need the FDA to stop the internet sales that are going on
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:40
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[Texas] San Antonio retailers brace for impact of tobacco ordinance

San Antonio City Council has raised the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21, effective Oct. 1. Local retailers say young adults will skirt the ordinance by purchasing such products in nearby municipalities.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Apr 21, 2018 16:36
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