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[Ireland] Japan Tobacco stubs out look-alike Waterford e-cigarettes

HSL made liquids used in e-cigarettes under a number of different names including brands Purple Silk, Calm Desert Brand, Kamel Blend and Myfair E-juice. These particular brands, according to JTI, breached their trade marks. In the High Court, Mr Flanagan
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:56
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[Uganda, UK] British American Tobacco To Layoff 177 Direct Staff Due To Low Tobacco Profitability

says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be affected by its plan to terminate leaf production in Uganda. The global tobacco group, British American Tobacco, says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be a
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:51
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[Asia, China] Passengers Require Captain's Apology as Some Found Smoking on Plane

The negative attitude of the crew sparked outrage among the passengers. Many passengers, who were not satisfied with the crew members, asked for apologies from the plane's captain after the plane arrived at its destination, Beijing Nanyuan international
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:50
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The impact of Aboriginal status, cigarette smoking and smoking cessation on perinatal outcomes in South Australia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking cessation or reduction during pregnancy would significantly improve outcomes in both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women. This should be made a clear priority to improve pregnancy outcomes for all women.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Sep 2, 2014 09:06
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[Australia] Smoking cessation vital to improved Aboriginal birth outcomes

with smoking rates in Aboriginal people three times those of the non-Aboriginal community, proactive smoking cessation campaigns must be stepped up for this population in particular, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:05
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[New Zealand] Tobacco display bans protect youth and quitters - research

Ending the display and promotion of cigarettes and tobacco in retail shops helps prevent young people taking up smoking and keeps quitters on track, according to new University of Otago research.
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Sep 2, 2014 09:02
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[UK-Scotland] Borders General Hospital grounds smoking ban begins

Dr Eric Baijal, of NHS Borders, said the BGH ban had been the "most challenging" as it was the only acute hospital in the region. He added that the ban sent a "powerful message" about the health risks attached to smoking.
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2014 09:00
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[UK] 20,000 illegal cigarettes seized by Wolverhampton officers

The operation saw the removal of counterfeit and duty-free cigarettes, and around 7lbs of illegal chewing tobacco from some of the premises visited. The Local Government Association said efforts to reduce smoking and improve health were being hampered b
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Sep 2, 2014 08:59
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[UK] Cigarette plain packaging to be supported by council

PLANS for standardised cigarette packets are to be supported by Nottingham City Council next week.... Councillor Alex Norris will put forward a motion at a meeting next Monday, September 8, which also calls on the Government to do more to protect children
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Sep 2, 2014 08:58
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[Asia, China] Airline will compensate passengers over onboard smoking incident

China United Airlines on Monday agreed to apologize and compensate some passengers after six people were caught smoking on or just outside a plane. The captain of the Saturday flight from Chengdu to Beijing apparently refused to explain why he and the cr
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06
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