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[Asia, India] On Abhishek Bachchan's Smoking Scene In Manmarziyaan, Director Says "We Were Guided By Sikhs"

Addressing the Sikh community's outburst regarding a scene in which Abhishek Bachchan's character removes his turban to smoke a cigarette, the director said that they were guided by over 150 people on the sets of the film, all of whom were Sikhs. He also
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:20
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[Africa, South Africa, USA] Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

The decline in smoking rates in the USA didn't happen overnight – it took time for anti-smoking campaigns and policies to unfold. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:58
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[Europe] while less harmful than cigarettes, e-cigarettes pose several risks

review of e-cigarette science by the European Public Health Association, a network of public health associations in Europe. Here are some highlights from the association’s assessment of the current state of e-cigarette research. While e-cigarettes don’t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:51
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Pakistan] Anti Smokers' Laws Go Unchecked

Despite existence of non-smokers' health ordinance, the residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti tobacco laws that deprive the right of citizens from taking breathe in fresh air.
Urdu Point (pk)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:37
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[South Africa] HOW THE ILLICIT CIGARETTE INDUSTRY HAS BEATEN SARS

The R7 billion refers to tax avoidance – every year – by the manufacturers and distributors of illicit and illegal tobacco products in SA, says the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa), which has embarked on a campaign to highlight the problems fa
George Herald (za)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:46
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[Canada] Cigar retailers want exemptions from packaging rules

“It would affect my business immensely. I’d be basically shut down,” said Jeff Arrowsmith, owner of Jade Smoker’s Corner, an 18 and up store specializing in expensive import cigars and tobacco products. A new law allowing Health Canada to regulate what
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:56
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[Canada] Most Canadians concerned about young people using e-cigarettes, survey finds

The majority of Canadians are concerned about the use of e-cigarettes among youth, with almost 90 per cent backing a ban of the vaping products for those under 18... 75 per cent of respondents said government should be able to make rules for packaging and
Canadian Press
added Sep 20, 2018 16:42
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[Canada] Edmonton council passes tighter smoking rules as cannabis legalization looms

Tobacco and cannabis smokers will have to stay 10 metres away from building doors, windows, patios and bus stops under the amended bylaw. The new rules, which double the previous five-metre restriction, will come into force the day cannabis is legalized,
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:33
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette smoke residue risky for children

Children who breathe second-hand smoke have an elevated risk of developing ear infections, coughs and colds, bronchitis and pneumonia, and tooth decay. Long term, children exposed to second-hand smoke may go through life with poorly developed lungs and b
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:14
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