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[Canada] Legalized marijuana big concern for multi-res owners

CORPIQ wants owners to have the right to retroactively modify leases to include clauses that forbid the smoking of marijuana in apartments, whether or not the leases currently forbid smoking. But he notes it is already difficult to enforce prohibitions
RENX - Real Estate News Exchange (ca)
added Oct 11, 2017 14:53
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[Asia, India] Warning: Passive smoking has this serious hidden health risk!

harmful to children and babies as well and can exacerbate the onset of sudden unexplained death in infants (SUDI), bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma.
Zee News (in)
added Oct 11, 2017 04:06
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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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Latin America: Illegal Tobacco Hurts Trade

There is a systemic relationship of illicit trade with other fundamental factors that shape Latin American cigarette markets, such as taxes and regulations, consumer driven trends such as healthier lifestyles, and consumers simply adjusting their spendin
Latinvex
added Oct 10, 2017 20:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-producing LGUs to get P29.5 billion in excise tax shares

The Department of Budget and Management has ordered the release of a total of P29.5 billion to tobacco-producing provinces, cities and towns as part of their share from excise taxes collected in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Local Budget Memorandum No. 76 signed
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Pacquiao seeks to double tobacco tax rate

The boxer-turned-senator was awarded the first anti-smoking champion belt by the Bawas Bisyo Youth for Sin Tax Movement for filing the measure
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:52
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[Korea - North] Diplomats and Deceit: North Korea’s Criminal Activities in Africa (PDF)

North Korean defectors interviewed for this report have claimed that significant quantities of tobacco and cigarettes have also been shipped from Africa to North Korea...diplomats frequently took advantage of duty-free allocations to buy cigarettes and
Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (ch)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:50
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[New Zealand] Call for lower excise taxes

Seymour has called for tobacco-product excise taxes to be lowered, according to a story by Sam Carran for Newstalk ZB. Seymour says that the doubling of such taxes during the past five years has led to an increase in crimes against retailers. Nearly 500
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 10, 2017 20:42
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia to learn from Australia on tobacco control

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam congratulated the country for significantly reducing smoking among its citizens. “The prevalence of smoking in Australia is only 11 per cent against Malaysia’s 23 per cent. We are very excited to see how Austr
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:40
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Tobacco losing out in India

Farmers in the traditional tobacco-growing areas of the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh are said to be exploring the possibility of switching from tobacco to crops such as Bengal gram. Mechanization has made growing Bengal gram relatively easy and f
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 10, 2017 20:39
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