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[UK] Darent Valley Hospital bans smoking and vaping

Staff are already prohibited from smoking within hospital grounds but the ban will be extended to patients and visitors from October 2. A smoking shelter will be taken away, and officers and volunteers will enforce the new rules, advising those who do l
Kent Online (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:54
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[Australia, UK] O'NEILL: Big Tobacco goes after the young in developing markets in a case of history repeated

Britain...enacted anti-smoking measures in a piecemeal fashion, allowing the industry to invest in other avenues such as sport sponsorship...developing countries should take notice of this and tackle tobacco marketing comprehensively, leaving no avenue fo
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:31
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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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[Asia, India] Charlize Theron's avatar in 'Atomic Blonde' has CBFC in a fix, here's why

dilemma the Central Board of Film Certification faced when they viewed Charlize Theron’s film...“She is seen smoking almost in every frame. We’ve asked for the anti-smoking ticker to be placed at every place where the heroine is smoking.”
DNA India (in)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] NEWS BRIEFS: Tobacco exports increase 35pc in one year

The tobacco exports from the country witnessed sharp increase of 34.93 percent during the Fiscal Year 2017 as compared to the corresponding period of last year. According to figures of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the tobacco exports earned $14.80
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:29
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[Asia] Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass media campaigns as part of a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:25
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:24
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Government Turns Up Nose at Indoor Smoking

Under the new policy, apartment security will now be given the authority to check apartment suites suspected of generating secondhand smoke when complaints of secondhand smoke are registered by residents. Under the new policy, apartment security will no
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:17
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[Latin America] Contraband Cigarettes Surpass 50% of Market in 15 Brazilian States

A survey carried out by the National Forum Against Piracy pointed out that last year, contraband cigarettes, mainly from Paraguay, reached more than 50% of the markets in 15 of Brazil's 26 states. In five of them, participation was over 60%: 78% in Mato
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:12
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[Korea - North] Meet Kim Jong-un, a Moody Young Man With a Nuclear Arsenal

Analysts say Mr. Kim seems to be trying to tap into nostalgia for his grandfather, Kim Il-sung...appears to have adopted his grandfather’s slow gait, beaming smile, closely cropped hair and even his way of holding a cigarette.
New York Times
added Aug 11, 2017 01:53
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