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[Zimbabwe] Tobacco E-marketing: Moving with the times

The tobacco marketing season begins this Wednesday. We are anticipating a good season and in terms of the preparations we have gone round the auction floors to check their readiness to open this week. These floors have been in the business, so they are
Sunday Mail (zw)
added Mar 12, 2017 20:54
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Butting out: Not seeing the tobacco fields for the leaves

Philpott is working to reduce tobacco consumption among Canadians, but has left out important stakeholders such as convenience store owners and organizations fighting the scourge of contraband tobacco
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:34
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BATES: Vaping and tobacco harm reduction in Ireland - consultation response in five quotes

On 5th January, Ireland’s Health Information and Quality Authority published a draft Health Technology Assessment on smoking cessation interventions with a press release. The assessment was positive about e-cigarettes.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:41
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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Kyrgyzstan imports cigarettes mainly from Kazakhstan, Russia ($$)

Kyrgyzstan imported 1,300 tons of cigarettes and cigars for $10...
AKIpress (kg)
added Dec 13, 2016 03:01
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates push minister for further tobacco restrictions in Alberta

“We want an across-the-board ban on all flavours, across-the-board protection for all workers from second-hand smoke, and we want the legislation implemented in its entirety,” said Les Hagen, director of the advocacy group Action on Smoking and Health.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:09
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Government of Canada moves forward with proposal to ban menthol in tobacco products

Health Canada announced today a proposed Order that would amend the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps and most cigars sold on the Canadian market. In May 2016, Health Canada concluded a 30-day consultation period with sta
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 22:22
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Kim's £28m fag addiction: North Korea chubby tyrant splashes cash on cigarettes and cigars

The dumpy leader ordered his minions to empty the coffers of £28million for fags from China and Singapore and £700,000 went on fine cigars and cigarillos. The 33-year-old politician also forked out £88,000 on second-hand machinery to roll rough home-grow
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:26
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[Canada] Elgin St. Thomas Public Health campaign kicks sand on smoking at the beach

About 40 Central Elgin Collegiate Institute students scoured Port Stanley's Main Beach Tuesday afternoon for cigarette butts to kick off Elgin St. Thomas Public Health's Butt Free Beach initiative. The anti-smoking event, a partnership with the Municipal
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:06
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[Czech Republic] Czech cabinet gives smoking ban bill new try after coalition spat

Czech centre-left government approved new anti-smoking legislation on Monday, agreeing to a revamped bill after some coalition lawmakers sank a government-backed proposal last week. Last week's failure to enact the ban on smoking in restaurants raised te
Reuters
added May 30, 2016 16:21
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