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[Canada] POLICE OF TOBACCO: A SMOKER ON FOUR PINCHED

In just seven months, the police of the tobacco of the ministry of Health has handed over 403 tickets to smokers who have grilled a cigarette within nine metres of the door of a building, learned about The Newspaper. From 26 November 2016, being the date
Siver (ON) Times (ca)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[UK] Alf Garnett was right - smoking is your patriotic duty: RICHARD LITTLEJOHN asks why the anti-everything brigade can't bear the thought of people enjoying themselves even when it puts their health at risk

they've come up with the concept of 'passive vaping' which is going to wipe mankind off the face of the earth... a great fan of Alf Garnett, the grotesque creation of the genius Johnny Speight, from TV's classic comedy Till Death Us Do Part. Alf is, of c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 8, 2017 15:35
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[Caribbean, Latin America] 100 Tobacco Workers Inhale Toxic Fumes in Dominican Republic

At least 100 workers, the majority of them women, have fallen ill after breathing in a chemical substance that was used to fumigate a tobacco plant in the Dominican Republic. The workers were taken to hospital for nausea, vomiting, head pain and body sp
teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:49
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[Latin America] Contraband Cigarettes Surpass 50% of Market in 15 Brazilian States

A survey carried out by the National Forum Against Piracy pointed out that last year, contraband cigarettes, mainly from Paraguay, reached more than 50% of the markets in 15 of Brazil's 26 states. In five of them, participation was over 60%: 78% in Mato
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:12
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

the lost-business argument peddled by the tobacco-industrial complex, is bunk. As London, Madrid, New York, Paris, Shanghai and any host of global cities...This remains a puffer’s paradise, in part, because the Finance Ministry owns one-third of Japan Tob
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:09
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[Australia] Tobacco tax fueling black market crime

The illicit tobacco trade has received far less attention from police and security agencies when compared to terrorism, drug and weapons trafficking and people smuggling…Attracted by the huge revenue streams and lesser penalties applied to those caught t
MacroBusiness (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:36
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[UK] David Cameron smoking: Another U-turn?

Have a few drinks and, before you know it, you're puffing away again. Now it seems ex-Prime Minister David Cameron - who has previously spoken of his battle to give up nicotine - is also no stranger to this predicament. In a snap from the weekend's Wilde
BBC Online
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[Australia] Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful

Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
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[Asia] The Ambiguity surrounding Tobacco advertising in India

the industry has now shifted focus to advertising at point of sale outlets i.e., a place in the wholesale or retail environment where tobacco products are sold, like retail shops and tobacco kiosks. As reported on July 19, 2017, by a leading Indian news d
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:47
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[UK] Cautions for passengers vaping or with feet on seats

London Midland staff are issuing cautions for passengers found with their feet on seats, smoking e-cigarettes or riding bicycles on train station platforms.
BBC Online
added Aug 7, 2017 19:36
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