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[Asia, Singapore] Facebook chat on ways to tackle smoking among youths

Parliamentary Secretary for Health Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim held a Facebook discussion ahead of World No Tobacco Day, which falls on Sunday
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added May 28, 2015 18:55

Imperial Tobacco Canada files legal challenge against Nova Scotia menthol ban

"By prohibiting the sale of menthol cigarettes, the Government of Nova Scotia has stepped beyond its legislative authority, which leaves us with no other choice than to bring this matter in front of the courts," said Ms. Caroline Ferland, Vice President
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 28, 2015 18:51

[Puerto Rico, USA] Form 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On May 26, 2015, RAI entered into Amendment No. 1 to Asset Purchase Agreement with Imperial Sub and, for certain limited purposes, Imperial, for purposes of, among other things: clarifying certain defined terms and closing conditions of the Merger; and a
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 28, 2015 18:49

Approaches for Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade — Nine Countries and the European Union

continued adoption of the provisions outlined in the WHO illicit trade protocol and its accession could improve the global capacity to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products and enhance public health. The WHO illicit trade protocol contains three main e
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:27

[Canada] Announcement on possible menthol tobacco ban soon, Notley says

Albertans can expect news from her government in the coming days about a potential menthol cigarette ban. Legislation banning specific flavours of tobacco products in the province is set to come into force Monday because they are enticing to youth. But
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 28, 2015 10:47

[Asia] Official import of tobacco products increasing in Kyrgyzstan

according to the National Statistics Committee, the market of the country received 8 billion 300 million pieces of tobacco in 2014, which is significantly higher than in the previous year. "This can be explained by the fact that because of the increase o
The News Agency (kg)
added May 28, 2015 10:45

[Asia, China] PING: Smoke-free Shanghai? Only if laws are enforced

Or how about the jerk who walks into a crowded elevator obliviously puffing away while everyone around him is coughing... A survey conducted by the Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau last week found only 26 percent of people consider the city's so-calle
Global Times (cn)
added May 28, 2015 10:44
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Legislation, public education needed to prevent youth from picking up smoking

New legislative measures limiting access to tobacco products, along with public education, are needed to ensure youths do not get started on the habit of smoking in the first place, said Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretar
Straits Times (sg)
added May 28, 2015 10:42

[Canada] Smoking ban extended to patios, walking trails, playgrounds

The New Brunswick government will impose more restrictions on smoking in public places. Health Minister Victor Boudreau has introduced a bill that will ban smoking in any public place where children might be exposed to the smoke. The list includes:
CBC News (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:38

[Asia, India] Chandigarh imposes complete ban on nicotine sale

The high court, while disposing a public interest litigation by the Burning Brain Society, had observed that the menace of nicotine could not be resolved only by closing down offending hookah bars. Punjab and Haryana, along with the Union Territory of
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 28, 2015 08:37
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