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[Africa, Uganda] Police told to enforce Tobbaco Control Act

Andrew Kwizera from Campaign for Tobacco free kids said. Kwizera was on Friday speaking during a training for policemen from the Narcotics desks of different police stations namely; Kira, Jinja Road, Mukono and the Central Police Station. He explained tha
The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 13, 2017 01:37
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[UK] Safety complaints `ignored for decades´ at tower blocks to be evacuated

Majid, who lives on the 12th floor of Bromyard, said the building was riddled with fissures “large enough to drop books through”. The documentary filmmaker...“There’s draughts and if someone’s smoking it comes right through. “Flames and smoke would come
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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VIDEO: Tobacco and Housing Bonds May Avoid Puerto Rico Pain: Mysak

discusses public pensions boosted from equity markets, and Puerto Rico: tobacco and housing bonds may avoid restructuring.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe says non-executive director Angela Mashanyare resigns

The Board extends its gratitude to Mrs. Mashanyare for her valuable contribution to the Company during her tenure and wishes her well in her future endeavors.
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish government’s stance may facilitate the snus ban repeal

“The Swedish government has resisted special interest groups’ negative influence on harm reduction in a bold and positive move in the global effort to eliminate tobacco related disease. The government has chosen to not provide written observations to the
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Africa, Nigeria] NYSC, CSOs demand full implementation of anti-tobacco laws

“For the NTCA, the signing of the NTC Act on May 25, 2015 provides the legal framework for the protection of present and future generations of Nigerians from the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco use and expos
Daily Trust (ng)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:09
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[UK] China lung cancer on rise, smog suspected - China Daily

said lung cancer was rising rapidly in groups not normally susceptible to the disease, including women and non-smokers, suggesting that smoking was not responsible for the increase... An estimated 300 million Chinese people are smokers, but the paper sai
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2017 17:37
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[Russia] Medvedev’s healthy lifestyle 2.0: It’s time to say goodbye to vaping and hookah lounges?

The Ministry of Health of Russia is going to ban vapes, hookahs, to dissuade women from abortion, to force everyone to give up smoking and start doing sports – these are the tasks listed in the priority project to develop a healthy lifestyle approved by
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] ULAMA: Smoking – A social poison

laying down a principle, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) had stated that “Your body has a right on you.” It is alarming to note that by abusing their bodies, through wilful smoking, over 3 million people worldwide die from smoking-related causes
Zimbabwe Daily
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Anti-tobacco group chides Olympic minister over smoking areas for Tokyo 2020

The Japan Society for Tobacco Control released a statement on Aug. 10 demanding Shunichi Suzuki, the minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, retract a statement about allowing designated smoking areas rather than making the games smoke-free.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:14
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