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[UK] Health minister comments reignite plain pack row

Many young people have taken up smoking as a result of “gorgeous” cigarette packaging, the Public Health Minister has said. Anna Soubry admitted she was attracted by the “symbol of glamour” represented by cigarette packs when she began smoking in her y
PoliticsHome (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:20
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[UK] Cancer cases still emerging in Halton from 1960s and 1970s smokers

A HEALTH chief has warned that figures released suggesting that Halton has the highest rate of premature deaths due to cancer are out of date. Eileen O'Meara, Halton Borough Council director of public health, said the data, published in last week's Week
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:56
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[Asia, Fiji] Smoking to be banned in schools and tertiary institutes

Schools or tertiary institutes and amusement centers are amongst the public places where smoking will be prohibited from the first of July. This according to Ministry of Health Tobacco Control Unit Head Aminiasi Tavui will be introduced under the Tobacc
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added May 26, 2013 12:57
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A History of the Knowledge—and Ignorance—of Harms from Cigarettes in Canada, 1950-2000 - Expert Report submitted by Robert N. Proctor, Stanford University (PDF) [GO TO https://tobacco.asp.visard.ca/Main.htm, click on blue bar for access]

I have been asked to evaluate and comment on three expert reports . . . 1. All three fail to consult the tobacco industry‘s internal documents, which reveal a decades-long conspiracy to downplay the hazards of smoking.
Conseil québécois sur le tabac et la santé (Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2012 13:07
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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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[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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[Mozambique] Government Seeking to Promote Growth in Tobacco Industry

All-Africa.com
added Oct 16, 2011 00:00
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[Tonga] Gordon McLauchlan: Island King a smoking gun

New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 17, 2003 00:00
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[Canada] 'You've moved it onto the street': Winnipeg bartender pans new patio smoking ban

"Instead of the 16 people we would have on our patio, we get 16 to 20 people congregating outside the door here," said Brad Cartman, a manager and bartender at the Army, Navy and Air Force Club 60 in Osborne Village. In January, Winnipeg city council pa
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:47
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