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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking bylaw needs to be reworked

It’s a shame and somewhat embarrassing that our political leaders – municipal and provincial – haven’t taken the lead with an all-out smoking ban.... Moose Jaw wouldn’t be the first community to enforce an outdoor public smoking ban, but here’s a case whe
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:35
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[UK] Could e-cigarettes be MORE harmful than tobacco?

New research has found that even thought e-cigarette use is exploding, public perceptions indicate that many people think that vaping is as harmful if not more harmful than cigarette smoking -- a conclusion that is totally false, officials say.
National Monitor
added May 24, 2015 20:24
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[Africa] Kenya imposes tough cigarette packaging rules

Cigarette manufacturers, distributors and importers will not be allowed to put brand names or trademarks on cigarette packages and wrappers starting June this year. According to the new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 published by the Ministry of Health
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Feb 3, 2015 08:19
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[Italy] A novel approach for monitoring tobacco use in local communities by wastewater analysis

This approach can provide objective and updated information, which are useful to assess the efficacy of tobacco-control interventions, with the aim of designing and implementing effective tobacco control plans.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:06
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[Ukraine] Akhmetov Foundation supplies militants with vodka, tobacco under the guise of humanitarian aid - Parasiuk on the spot

Rinat Akhmetov's Foundation is supplying militants in Donbas with vodka and cigarettes under the guise of humanitarian aid for civilians, says independent member of parliament Volodymyr Parasiuk, who with other MPs arrived at the checkpoint where this ca
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Dec 16, 2014 03:40
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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Greece: cigarette consumption declines to 20 billion pieces

This year Greece showed its 8th consecutive annual decrease in sales of cigarettes, which reached 20.15 billion pieces, GreekReporter website writes quoting data from a survey regarding cigarette consumption in the country conducted by Fast Market Researc
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:37
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[Canada] AGAR: Rush is on to ban e-cigarettes

I asked whether he and his council should have evidence of harm before they ban something. Dawe said, "The municipal act is very clear in terms of if we have a concern ... Moving forward in the absence of evidence, without even attempting to gather it,
Sun News Network (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:26
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[Canada] How Big Tobacco skirts Ottawa's ban on flavoured cigarettes

Watermelon-flavoured cigarillos, maple syrup cigars that smell like warm pancakes, skinny minty-flavoured cigarettes that look like a lipstick. They are all part of the latest collection of starter tobacco products with obvious kid-friendly appeal. And
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 17, 2014 14:33
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba: Tobacco Traditions Among Tourism Attractions

Attracted by the fame of Cuban tobacco, dozens of foreign visitors are touring Casa del Veguero in the municiplaity of Viñales, PInar del Rio, west of Cuba, where secrets of the tobacco cultivation are seen, from the best fields of the island.
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Jul 3, 2014 03:54
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