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Malawi tobacco revenue rises 35 percent

The industry regulator Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) said the increase stemmed in part from an influx of leaf imports from neighbouring Zambia and Mozambique, which Malawi sold on.
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2018 16:35
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[South Africa] New tobacco bill will put thousands out of work, say industry groups

Informal township traders, farmers and unionised workers have joined the industry pushback against the government’s proposed new tobacco laws...bill seeks to tighten the marketing and sale of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and new-generation pro
BusinessLive (za)
added Aug 10, 2018 16:27
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Bill banning snuff and chewing tobacco reaches Russia’s State Duma

The Rostov Region’s lawmakers have submitted to the lower house of Russian parliament a bill banning the sale of snuff and chewing tobacco, according to the State Duma database. Current legislation bans wholesale and retail distribution only of naswar an
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 10, 2018 15:22
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[Russia] Fines for anti-tobacco law violations amount to $1 mln in first half of 2018

Over 5,100 offenders were fined, the statement reads. Since November 2013, about 70,000 violators including 9,500 companies have been subjected to administrative liability, according to Rospotrebnadzor. Ban on smoking in public, in particular in govern
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 10, 2018 15:21
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[Europe, USA] When social policy saves lives: Analysing trends in mortality inequality in the US and France

since information about the dangers of smoking eventually reached all parts of society and smoking rates are low across the entire socioeconomic spectrum in younger cohorts, it is likely that old age mortality gaps due to smoking-related causes will decre
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:53
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[UK] Lung cancer warning - why you should never ignore this symptom on your skin

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK...Almost 45,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year....But as it develops, it could lead to a number of tell-tale signs, including jaundice - where the skin turns a yel
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:51
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[UK] London Fire Brigade smoking safety warning after Eltham fire

Twenty five firefighters found a balcony blaze yesterday in Sherard Road that they now think was started by a discarded cigarette. A balcony on the fifth floor was destroyed by the fire and a small part of a six roomed flat was also damaged but there we
This is Local London (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:48
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[UK] The fire broke out at a flat in Cann Hall Road, Leytonstone

A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: "Cigarettes are a leading cause of house fires but so many people fail to ensure they are stubbed out properly. "Never leave cigarettes unattended and always ensure ashtrays are carefully emptied with all the d
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:47
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[UK] Are BOTS fueling your vaping addiction? Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense generated by devices

the majority of tweets in praise of vaping were just automated messages written by electronic devices about electronics. So, the researchers worry, bots may actually be behind the driver's seat of the vaping discussion, skewing public perception to se
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:15
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[Australia] STONEHOUSE: Vaping: why the status quo is not an option

I’m a Liberal Democrat MP in the state parliament... That’s why, last week, sick and tired of waiting for mainstream politicians to drag themselves into the twenty-first century, I launched a campaign to legalise vaping in WA.
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 03:56
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