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[Iceland] Price Increases on Tobacco and Strong Alcohol

The levy of tobacco increased by 12.5 percent in 2008, 15 percent in 2009, 10 percent in 2010, 7 percent in 2011 and 5 percent in 2012. The plan is to raise the levy by 20 percent early this month, increasing the price of a packet of cigarettes by ISK 10
Iceland Review (is)
added Jan 5, 2013 15:28
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[Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Eastern Europe, Georgia (Country), Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine] Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet Countries

We obtained cigarette packets of each of the 10 most smoked cigarette brands in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. . . . Despite progress in the use of health warning messages, gaps still remain—particularly wi
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2012 05:24
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario bans vaping, medical marijuana use in areas where smoking is prohibited

E-cigarette and medical marijuana users in Ontario will soon be banned from smoking or vaporizing anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited, unless the Liberal government changes its mind -- again. Premier Kathleen Wynne thinks the new rules are common s
CP24 (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 22:19
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[Canada] City of Saskatoon considering e-cigarette ban

A report heading to the planning committee Monday is recommending council amend the city’s No Smoking Policy to include e-cigarettes. If approved, using e-cigarettes in all city-owned buildings, pools, seating areas of outdoor sports facilities and withi
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:40
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Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends 2014 EDITION (PDF)

Now in its fifth edition, the usefulness of this report is proven and we continue to improve the report based on your feedback, which we appreciate.
Propel Centre for Population Health Impact (ca)
added Aug 5, 2014 12:03
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[Canada] Smoking ban on patios sought

In an unexpected move Wednesday, council approved a plan to ask provincial health authorities to investigate the idea of banning smoking on outdoor patios.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 27, 2014 12:57
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[Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco’s Latest Target: Myanmar

As Myanmar emerges from decades of isolation and military rule and international sanctions are lifted, the Associated Press details how tobacco companies – including multinational giants British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco – are moving in as quick
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:01
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[Asia, Canada, Europe, USA] Professor David Sweanor to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group Annual Shareholder Meeting; Company Releases Letter to Shareholders

“The FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive level. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce the craving. It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” ... 22nd Century is in the rare position of having a v
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:36
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Canada: Precedent-Setting Marlboro Decision Provides Guidance On Entitlement To Claim Profits In Trademark Infringement Cases

On March 23, 2015, the Federal Court confirmed that Imperial Tobacco is entitled to elect an accounting of Philip Morris' profits resulting from the infringement of its rights in the MARLBORO trademark in Canada. This important decision for the parties w
Mondaq
added Mar 26, 2015 09:34
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[Canada, UK] Should doctors be allowed to 'Google' their patients? Yes... but only in 10 scenarios, say medical experts as they call for new guidelines to cater for the digital age

'You have a patient wanting to adopt healthy lifestyles, and the doctor helps him on a course of exercise and non-smoking,' Baker explained. 'But the doctor 'Googles' him and sees pictures he posted on Facebook smoking a cigar.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2015 15:46
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