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[Romania] BAT’s factory in Ploiesti, the third in the world and the first in Europe to produce Neosticks

An investment of EUR 800 million started today in Ploiesti factory of British American Tobacco (BAT) the largest cigarette producer in Romania. The investment will be made over the next five years and half of it will go into a completely new manufacturin
Business Review (ro)
added Jun 13, 2018 06:14
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[UK] Cigarette Litter The Most Common Litter On Europe’s Beaches

Based on nearly 700,000 collected items, disposable plastics are the biggest contributor to marine litter, with cigarette butts and filters being the most commonly found individual items. The new data has been collected by volunteers using the EEA’s Mari
CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:30
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[UK] GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are expanding nicotine addiction in England, too

A new study using data collected in the UK between June 2015 and April 2016 of schoolchildren (mean age 14.1, n=499) shows that, like everywhere else, a substantial number of kids using e-cigarettes have never smoked cigarettes. In fact, at 52.6%, this
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:48
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Singapore] ‘If there are no cigars in Heaven, I shall not go’

Kim Jong Un who loves to smoke could be even more uncomfortable as the North Korea-U.S. summit is going to be held in Singapore, which is the most strict smoke-free country. I hope Sentosa, which means “peace” in Sanskrit, will be a place where the end of
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 08:00
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[Cameroon] Tobacco Consumption: Government Introduces New Packaging Measures for Tobacco Products

Officials of the Ministry of Public Health have presented a new tobacco packaging policy in Yaounde this 7th June 2018.This follows a joint ministerial order of 3rd January 2018 that defines new packaging and labeling modalities for tobacco products in Ca
Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) (cm)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:18
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[Canada] Teenage girls who are dieting are more likely to binge on alcohol and cigarettes, new study finds

A study found that trying to lose weight led to a range of harmful behaviours, including skipping meals, which researchers suggest is linked to poor body image. The team at the University of Waterloo in Canada examined data from more than 3,300 high sch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2018 01:16
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[Ireland] Stand-off between judge and Revenue drags out John Daly tobacco case

John Daly, brother of the junior health minister Jim Daly, has admitted having illegal tobacco for sale in his shop without having paid the necessary duty. The case has been before the judge Mary Dorgan on at least three occasions since October, but she
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:00
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[Canada] BARRON: Smoking becoming a thing of the past

Despite my skepticism at the time, I’ve personally gotten quite used to no smoking in public places and I have to wonder why I didn’t take any exception to it before....We now know that bystanders can have their health adversely impacted by inhaling seco
BC Local News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:36
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[Canada] Town of Sylvan Lake extends smoking ban to include beaches, playgrounds and municipal facilities

The town spokesperson Joanne Gaudet said the changes were spurred by complaints about public smoking and discarded cigarette butts.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:47
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[Asia] New Data Show More Than Half of Smokers in India Have Tried to Quit but Have Been Unsuccessful

Despite nearly seven of 10 smokers in India being aware that smoking is dangerous, 53 percent have been unsuccessful in their attempts to quit, new data released by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World showed. This makes it clear that new cessation and harm
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:43
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