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Northern Territory becomes final Australian jurisdiction to outlaw smoking in cars carrying children

It is now an offence to smoke in cars carrying children anywhere in Australia, with the Northern Territory becoming the final state or territory to apply the ban. NT Health Minister Robyn Lambley referred to high rates of smoking among among Indigenous
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 23:27
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[Canada] Nova Scotia stokes industry frustration with e-cigarette legislation

Concerns over potential health risks posed by electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity among young people is driving legislation in Nova Scotia that would restrict sales and ban their use in indoor public places, the provincial health minister s
Canadian Press
added Oct 30, 2014 23:14
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[Barbados] New rules for E-Cigarettes

Come next year, this island should have legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes. This was revealed by Minister of Health, John Boyce, yesterday at the opening of the subregional workshop on Tobacco Taxation for English-speaking Caribbe
Barbados Advocate (bb)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:51
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[Canada] Poll: Saskatoon’s largest concert venues ban e-cigarettes

Two of Saskatoon’s largest concert venues are asking electronic cigarette users to step outside. Despite the fact Saskatoon’s smoking bylaw has zero mention of electronic cigarettes, both TCU Place in Saskatoon’s downtown and SaskTel Centre have banned
Metro (ca)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:48
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[Australia] International eyes on Tas smoking bill

Launceston-based independent MP Ivan Dean plans to introduce a private member's bill to Tasmania's upper house in November which restricts the sale of tobacco products to people born in or after the year 2000. "It will not make it illegal for them to sm
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:46
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Australia, France] FERDMAN: When all cigarette packs look the same, fewer people buy them

a 10 percent reduction in cigarette use by 2025 might not be out of reach. It might also lead to a domino effect, in which other countries that are considering similar legislation - including the United Kingdom and New Zealand - are inspired to move towar
North Jefferson News (Gardendale, AL)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:38
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[Asia] Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

With 16 million smokers, it is estimated that Vietnamese people pay about VND22 trillion ($1.05 billion) for cigarettes per year. This is also the amount of money spent for treatment of the five common diseases related to tobacco.
Vietnam Net
added Oct 30, 2014 20:36
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