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[Canada] Stopping the raid of JTI-Macdonald's cupboards

The mystery behind the veiled references to a dispute between the plaintiffs in the Montreal tobacco class actions and JTI-Macdonald was finally revealed at about 9:30 this morning. It was at that moment that Justice Robert Mongeon supported a confidenti
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 12, 2013 02:14
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[France] L'ICM, un institut de recherche infiltré par l'industrie du tabac [ICM, a research institute infiltrated by the tobacco industry]

Louis Camilleri , chairman of Philip Morris International. They are extracted from the website of the Institute of the brain and spinal cord (ICM) under the heading "benefactors" . Because , surprisingly little media coverage and so far , this research in
Slate.fr (fr)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:00
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[Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco giant back after ten-year absence

In 2003 campaigners managed tosuccessfully force the world’s second biggest tobacco companyto leave because of criticism from the British government, in particular from former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Conservative MP and former deputy chairm
Burma News International (th)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:53
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[India] Saif Ali Khan to appear in anti-smoking promo for Go Goa Gone

Saif Ali Khan has shot a special video to spread awareness about ills of tobacco that will play in the beginning of his upcoming movie Go Goa Gone where he is seen as a cigar smoking zombie killer.
Firstpost.com (in)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:41
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Smoking ban in Chile begins March 1

Chile’s anti-tobacco lobby is cheering a new law that takes effect March 1 prohibiting smoking in enclosed areas such as pubs, discos and restaurants. Coordinator Lezak Shallat of Chile’s Free Tobacco organization, said smoking costs the country $2.5 b
UPI
added Feb 20, 2013 23:32
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[Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden] Nordic Countries Aim to Ban Smoking

The Welfare Committee of the Nordic Council, chaired by Icelandic MP Siv Friðleifsdóttir, announced in Helsinki yesterday that they want the Nordic countries to be smoke free by 2040. The committee will also work towards a 10 percent reduction in alcohol
Iceland Review (is)
added Nov 2, 2012 13:46
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[Pakistan] MNAs voice concern over increasing 'sheesha' smoking trend

The members of the National Assembly on Wednesday voiced concerns over increasing trend of ‘sheesha’ smoking in the federal capital saying that the five-star hotels are also providing the same illegal facility inside their premises.
The News (pk)
added Oct 11, 2012 07:17
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[Malaysia] Cigarette price discount ban in the works

Malaysia is preparing to approve a policy that will ban price discounts on cigarettes . . . Philip Morris, which makes Marlboro and L&M cigarettes, does not have a problem with the Health Ministry's proposed plan, as tobacco players have been informed of
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:50
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[Malaysia] Tobacco firm slapped with three tax evasion charges

Global Tobacco Manufacturers (International) Sdn Bhd was jointly charged with two individuals of evading tax amounting to RM280,324 by failing to print the 'MY' safety mark on 60,940 packets of cigarettes as required under Section 20 of the Excise Act 19
The Star (my)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:57
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The potential impact of plain packaging of cigarette products among Brazilian young women: an experimental study

Plain packaging and removal of descriptors may reduce the appeal of smoking for youth and young adults, and consequently reduce smoking susceptibility. Overall, the findings provide support for plain packaging regulations, such as those proposed in Austr
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 07:49
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