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Vanuatu agency says no to growing tobacco

Vanuatu authorities have turned down a request by a Singapore-based tobacco company to manufacture in Vanuatu but the company is still looking for farmers to grow tobacco for export.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 11, 2012 06:15
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Study: Uruguay’s Strong Policies Produced Unprecedented Smoking Declines

Uruguay has some of the world’s strongest laws to fight tobacco use, and a new study published in The Lancet medical journal shows the nation’s efforts have dramatically reduced smoking.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 18, 2012 17:53
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Malaysia government pushes on with anti-smoking campaigns with new regulations.

The new regulations, which went into affect on Saturday, make the minimum price for a pack of 20 cigarettes at RM7, and they have also pulled any packs without the minimum 20 cigarettes from the shelves.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:29
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[Cuba, New York] Board Calls for Disbarment of Cigar-Smuggling Lawyer

The Illinois attorney ethics board has recommended the disbarment of an attorney convicted of smuggling trunkloads of Cuban cigars into the country during the 1990s.
New York Law Journal
added Aug 17, 2012 03:07
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[Thailand] PANDEY: The wrong kind of smoke signal

the Kuala Lumpur branch of Mandarin Oriental should do what is right for a bulk of its customers, who by the way are non-smokers, before someone gets the idea to take the hotel to court for violations of their rights.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:28
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[Australia] Smoke-free bid for Royal Adelaide Show

MOST of Wayville Showgrounds is likely to be smoke free at next month's Royal Adelaide Show. Under an application lodged with Health SA, smoking would be banned in pavilions, grandstands, eating areas, boulevards, atriums, sideshow alley - anywhere that
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 14, 2012 07:34
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[UK] Smoking sharply increases risk of certain cancers of the immune system and bone marrow

The large study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, looked at 1.3 million middle-aged women from the Million Women study, funded by Cancer Research UK and the Medical Research Council.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:00
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[UK] Smoking sharply increases risk of certain cancers of the immune system and bone marrow

Women who smoke increase their risk of developing certain cancers of the blood, immune system, and bone marrow new research shows today (Friday).
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Aug 12, 2012 18:30
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[Malaysia] Foreigner caught smuggling contraband cigarettes and liquor

“During the inspection, we found various types of contraband cigarettes and liquor hidden in the back seat,” he said, adding that about 120 cartons of cigarettes and liquor were seized from the suspect.
Borneo Post (my)
added Jul 30, 2012 15:25
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[Europe, Malta] Sneaky smokers hide the habit from their parents

Most smokers who hide their habit make it a point not to tell their parents, grandparents and children . . . This emerged from a study carried out as part of the EU-wide Ex-smokers Are Unstoppable campaign that focuses on encouraging Europeans to stop s
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 28, 2012 12:29
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