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[UK] Pregnant Hollyoaks star Rachel Adedeji shames smokers at maternity hospital as mums-to-be forced to walk through toxic fumes

Rachel Adedeji, due to give birth to her first child in three weeks, has told how the second-hand smoke has her worried about her baby's health.
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:47
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[Asia, India] Survey shows that Jharkhand smokes more, chews less tobacco

To top it all, fewer youths in the age group of 15-17 years in Jharkhand have been found to have addicted to tobacco in the past seven years.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:36
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[Canada] Exploring the Predictive Validity of the Susceptibility to Smoking Construct for Tobacco Cigarettes, Alternative Tobacco Products, and E-Cigarettes

A significant number of youth that did not currently use tobacco products or e-cigarettes at baseline reported using tobacco products and e-cigarettes over a two-year follow-up period. The predictive validity of the susceptibility construct was high and
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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[Australia] Tobacco plants as life-savers: QUT part of European collaboration

QUT researchers’ work sequencing the genome of Australian native tobacco plant Nicotiana benthamiana will underpin project research Newcotiana is funded by the European Commission through its Horizon2020 research and innovation program
Queensland University of Technology (au)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[Asia, India] Health Department raids wholesale tobacco shops, destroys cigarettes

raided the wholesale tobacco shops located in the Sherpur area. The raid was conducted under the supervision of Dr Andesh Kang, District Food Officer. Cigarette packets were found from these shops. There were no warning boards displayed outside these shop
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:08
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[France] Johnny Hallyday, the 'French Elvis', dies at 74

Singer, who sold more than 110m albums and was revered across generations in France, had lung cancer
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:55
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Man arrested in Derry following tobacco, cigar and streaming raids

A Derry man's been arrested after raids in the North turned up 8,000 cigarettes, 2.9 kilogrammes of rolling tobacco, 232 cigars, 50 illegal streaming devices and approximately £5,000 in cash.
Derry Journal (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:07
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[Canada] MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION First Nations demand control over cannabis sales

First Nations leaders say they must be given the right to govern the sale and distribution of legalized marijuana within their communities and to set the laws that will oversee its use by their people.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:04
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