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[Nepal] Cities and NCDs: The struggle toward a smoke-free Kathmandu

But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health. About 18.5 percent of the respondents in the 2013 Noncommunicable Diseases Risk Factors STEPS Survey in Nepal smoke tobacco, while 17.8 percent consume smokele
Devex
added May 10, 2018 17:51
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $360m

ZIMBABWE has earned over $360 million from tobacco exports in the first four and half months of this year, latest official statistics show. For their toil, farmers pocketed the lion’s share of the proceeds at $236,3 million while exporters (merchants) r
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 10, 2018 17:35
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Viral video of woman smoking at Changi Airport that riled Singaporeans is from months ago

A viral video showing a woman smoking within Changi Airport Terminal 3 is circulating on social media and has riled several netizens who questioned what airport security and officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) are doing.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 10, 2018 17:22
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Compliance with point-of-sale tobacco control policies and student tobacco use in Mumbai, India

Future studies should test strategies to improve compliance with tobacco POS laws, particularly in low-income and middle-income country settings like urban India.
Tobacco Control
added May 10, 2018 17:22
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[UK-Scotland] Do ‘environmental bads’ such as alcohol, fast food, tobacco, and gambling outlets cluster and co-locate in more deprived areas in Glasgow City, Scotland?

• For all outlets combined, cluster numbers increased with increasing deprivation. • Poorer areas showed more alcohol, fast food, tobacco, and gambling outlet clusters. • Our evidence suggested co-location of various types of outlets in similar areas. • C
Science Direct
added May 10, 2018 17:19
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[UK] The £2bn fire-sale of a cigarette empire: Imperial Brands set to sell-off chunks of the company as it looks to focus on global vaping craze

Chief executive Alison Cooper said it was too early to say which parts of the business would be sold, but admitted vaping was now a big focus. The 52-year-old said: ‘When you have got a dynamic like this happening – the opportunity for consumers to swit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 10, 2018 17:17
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[UK] Smoking cessation services should be 'co-located' in gyms

A report from the Royal Society for Public Health has suggested that stop smoking services could be located in fitness facilities. The report, co-authored with fitness charity UKactive, surveyed more than 800 gym and leisure centre users as part of a wi
Nursing in practice (uk)
added May 10, 2018 17:16
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco firm rolls out $10m scheme

Indigenous tobacco contracting company, Ethical Leaf Tobacco is set to roll out a $10 million facility during the 2018-19 season to boost production of the golden leaf. The company, which has recorded phenomenal growth in just over a year of existence,
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 9, 2018 21:25
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] RBZ releases $450k daily for tobacco farmers

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says it is disbursing $450 000 daily to banks with branches at tobacco auction floors to ensure farmers access cash. This comes following an outcry from farmers who are reportedly failing to access the prescribed $300
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 9, 2018 21:24
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[Australia] WTO Official Expects Appeal to Landmark Tobacco Logo Case

expects countries will file an appeal in the landmark trade dispute over Australia’s tobacco plain-packaging rules. The WTO expects an appeal soon, Ujal Singh Bhatia, the chairman of the WTO appellate body, said in a speech published Tuesday on the body
Bloomberg News
added May 9, 2018 18:19
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