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[Asia, India] Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi High Court

The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:26
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Draft amendment aims to strengthen e-cigarette ban

government is planning to impose a more stringent ban on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and enlarge health warning graphics on cigarette packets. Lawmakers and Cabinet officials at a coordination meeting between the Executive Yuan and the Democrati
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:29
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[Canada] Ban on menthol-flavoured tobacco takes a bite out of business, says Regina supplier

Menthol cigarettes are now banned in Canada and local tobacco suppliers have lost a range of products and with that, customer dollars, according to one store owner. Ashok Brahmania, manager of Twin's Smoke Shop Ltd. in Regina, said the store has lost 11
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33
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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Raising legal age to 21 ‘would deter teenage smokers’

Increasing the legal smoking age from 16 to 18 had a “significant positive impact” on reducing smoking among young teenagers in Ireland, according to a study conducted by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:51
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[UK] Lancaster man vapes his way to marathon success

Chris says he believes the switch from regular smoking has saved his life. Chris Baxter during the Swaledale marathon. E-cigarettes are now the most popular quitting method in England, and last year more than half of all those taking part in Stoptober opt
Lancaster Guardian (uk)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:16
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[UK] O'CONNOR: 'I am proud to tell my kids where I invest my money': Why ethical capitalism can work

Rebecca O'Connor is the co-founder of Good With Money / Her pension was previously invested in BP, Shell and British American Tobacco / How could I let my hard-earned cash finance companies which depend on ... keeping people hooked on cigarettes?
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:11
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[UK] VIDEO: Smoking, flowers & hair-brushing: Bella Thorne celebrates birthday

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:39
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[UK] Chain-smoking Coronation Street legend Julie Goodyear 'once turned down I'm A Celeb because she couldn't light up' on 23-hour flight to Australia

She gained the nickname 'The Chimney Pot' during her stint on Celebrity Big Brother in 2012 due to her smoking 100 cigarettes a day. And now former Corrie legend Julie Goodyear's lifelong habit seems to have stopped her from appearing on I'm A Celebrity
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:38
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[New Zealand] Higher taxes blamed for surge in black market tobacco

The results of a parliamentary inquiry into the trade of illegal tobacco warns that a recent tax increase is fueling the black market, prompting calls for more resources to crack down on and tax the criminals bringing cheap cigarettes into the country.
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Oct 8, 2017 16:24
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[Asia, India] Tobacco epidemic is biggest tragedy in history of mankind: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

In his lecture on Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts organised by Public Garden Walkers Association here on Sunday, Dr Hakeem said, "Tobacco was a significant public health hazard and killing almost 7 million people a year. Out of the
United News of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:18
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