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Tobacco Retailer Training Programs

This guidance document is intended to assist retailers in implementing training programs for employees to learn about and comply with the Federal laws, including regulations, regarding: Sale and distribution of, including youth access to, tobacco product
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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Craving to Quit: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Smartphone app-based Mindfulness Training for Smoking Cessation

our findings provide preliminary evidence that mindfulness training via smartphone app may help lessen the association between craving and smoking, an effect that may be meaningful to support quitting in the longer-term.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Europe] Can Macron get France to finally quit #smoking ?

France upped the price of a pack of cigarettes one euro to €8 on 1 March. The results have been immediate and impressive. After the price increase, cigarette sales plummeted by nearly 20% in March. This is all part of a longer-term – which corresponds to
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Russia] World Cup 2018: ‘Tension made me smoke during Argentina match’ – Maradona blames Messi

Diego Maradona Saturday night apologized for violating World Cup non-smoking rules by puffing a cigar during Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland in Moscow.
Daily Post (ng)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[UK-Scotland] Ban on smoking outside cafes could be ditched

South Ayrshire councillors will launch a bid to scrap their own controversial rule, the Post can reveal. We told last week how the three-year-old policy is being labelled a threat to small businesses. Now councillors are ready to intervene in the row.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Ireland] Smokers held responsible for most littering

A fifth of Irish people are smokers but their litter is responsible for more than half of that found on the country’s streets. Cigarette butts accounted for 52.5 per cent of the rubbish left on streets last year, but when boxes, wrappers, matches, match
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish smokers offered £160 incentive to quit

Smokers across Scotland are being handed shopping vouchers in a publicly funded attempt to help them ditch the habit. In Lanarkshire, about half of smokers living in the poorest parts of the area ditched cigarettes after being offered a financial incentiv
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Lower house passes bills on casinos and smoking controls

The Lower House also passed an antismoking bill on Tuesday, paving the way for its enactment and implementation before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The bill to revise the Health Promotion Law bans indoor smoking at schools, hospitals and pub
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 19, 2018 18:03
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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[Australia] How satirists with spray cans defeated Big Tobacco

It’s a truth rarely acknowledged that Australia’s world-leading tobacco controls were inspired as much by satire and spray cans as any political vision. The Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions (BUGA-UP) erupted on the scene in S
Medical Republic (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 15:17
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