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[Israel] IDF looks to quit selling cigarettes on army bases

In addition to halting the sale of tobacco on some bases, the military will begin scaling back the number of smoking areas on bases, create a rule against smoking outside those designated zones, encourage commanders to refrain from smoking in front of th
Times of Israel (is)
added Sep 17, 2017 14:10
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Tanzania's Zanzibar enforces ban on public smoking

Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago has begun enforcing the Tobacco Control Regulations, which bans smoking in public places...the decision to enforce the anti-smoking regulations came after realizing that there is a rise of health problems li
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 17, 2017 14:08
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[Israel] IDF Moves to Stem Smoking Among Soldiers

The plan includes reducing the number of areas on army bases where soldiers are allowed to smoke, and as of November 1st, all sales of cigarettes on bases will be halted. In addition, disciplinary penalties will for the first time be imposed on soldiers w
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 17, 2017 14:06
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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation key to success of vaping industry in PH

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in India
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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[Australia] Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban

Rules banning smoking outside Victoria's public hospitals could be reviewed because health workers are being attacked and abused while trying to police the policy.
The Age (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:08
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[Australia] Confusion, anger over University of Queensland going smoke-free in 2018

an outraged group of students have created an opposing campaign and begun posting contested messages online. One of the leaders of the UQ DARTS Facebook page, which advocates against the smoke-free plan, is Kurt Tucker - former president of the universit
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:07
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[Asia-pacific, Brunei] Teacher, counsellor support vital to quit smoking

statistics from January to August this year showed that two 12-year-olds, three 13-year-olds and 16 14-year-olds were caught under the offence.... Also during the same period, a high of 24 15-year-olds and twelve 16-year-olds were recorded under the offen
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:23
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[Canada] SEIFF: Legalize it, but please don't let the air our kids breathe go to pot

Joanne Seiff says we're not ready for the legalization of marijuana until we know how people will be protected from second-hand pot smoke like the haze that drifted into her home as she put her six-year-olds to sleep.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:01
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Life, death, and disability in 2016

There should be a global forum where these results and their policy implications are discussed. We propose that WHO, the World Bank, and other technical and multilateral agencies join together annually to discuss the GBD findings, and how they should infl
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:17
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