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[China] Tobacco museum under fire for ignoring risks

A tobacco-themed museum in Shanghai is being blamed for enticing children to light up by ignoring the health risks linked to smoking.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Aug 22, 2012 15:15
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[Australia] Gaming areas escape smoking bans

the State Government in NSW has confirmed new smoking bans will not affect outdoor gaming areas. The new legislation, passed in NSW Parliament on Tuesday night, will ban smoking in outdoor areas such as bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks, swimming po
The Shout (au)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:29
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[Malaysia] No more discounts on cigarette packets

From next month, retailers are banned from offering discounts on the price of cigarettes and can only sell packets of 20-sticks.
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:47
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[China] Indonesia to adopt tough rules on tobacco

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said a landmark government regulation on tobacco control is being finalized and will be signed soon, local media reported on Thursday.
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 2, 2012 06:20
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[India] New survey shows health warnings have helped smokers quit

New evidence from a Government sponsored survey of tobacco use prevalent in north India has shown that health warnings helped a large majority of smokers in quitting the killer habit.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Aug 1, 2012 23:22
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[UK] Deputy smoking at cancer event

Brian Collins admitted having a puff at the side of the Relay For Life track at Park Farm but claimed he’s been the victim of a political attack by a Labour group supporter. “The individual who has complained about me obviously had an ulterior motive,”
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Jul 12, 2012 09:53
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[Indonesia] Letter: WHO, tobacco and farmers

These farmers have no hope without cultivating tobacco, or alternative crops. The situation is compounded by fluctuations in market demand. Now is not the time for the WHO to ban tobacco.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:02
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[Canada] Group pleased with tobacco lawsuit

What was supposed to be just a conference and a meeting with the Alberta associate minister of wellness turned into something a little more for Lorelee Marin and three students from Lloydminster.
Lloydminster Source (ca)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:26
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[China] YUE: No ifs, no butts. Put it out!

A non-smoking wedding may seem like a small step in the ongoing anti-smoking campaign, but I hope that the publicity it generates will make smokers stop and think
Global Times (cn)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:32
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[UK] Lords Hansard text for 19 Jun 201219 Jun 2012 (pt 0001) Tobacco: Control / Question

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will meet representatives of non-governmental organisations, the tobacco industry and retailers to discuss tobacco control issues, publishing the minutes of such meetings, in line with both the requirements of
United Kingdom Parliament (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:43
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