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Smoke break: 'Bad boy' Australian model Jordan Barrett takes time out of his party planning to have a cigarette with some lady friends in New York

Dressed in a all-red jumpsuit, longtime accomplice Alana O'Herlihy joined in on the laughs, but appeared more focused on ashing her cigarette into the bin.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:08
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[UK] Smokers face breath tests before surgery: Patients will have to prove they have quit before being referred for an operation

Under the proposals, which were uncovered by the Health Service Journal, smokers must quit completely and doctors won't just take their word on it. They will be breathalysed to monitor levels of carbon monoxide in blood, to ensure they are telling the tr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] ECOWAS Member States Meet In Abuja To Fine Tune Tobacco Control Laws

Experts from the Economic Community of West African States have converged on Abuja to harmonize laws against the illicit trade in tobacco and other related matters in the Africa sub-region. Declaring open the event, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Is
The Eagle Online (ng)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:54
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[Africa, Nigeria] FG Supports ECOWAS Move to Harmonise Laws on Tobacco Control

The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and consumption of tobacco products in the region. To this end, the government declared that it would abid
This Day (ng)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:53
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[Canada, Japan] Heat-not-burn tobacco: The emerging smoking trend that has experts worried

Heat-not-burn products exist in Canada now, but the popularity is just beginning to grow, says Dr. Matthew Stanbrook, a specialist in respirology at Toronto Western Hospital. “It’s in the midst of gaining popularity but it’s still fairly low-key,” he sa
Global News (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:40
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[Canada] Young Canadians know they’re being targeted by e-cigarette marketing: study

A study commissioned last winter by Health Canada is casting new light on how young Canadians perceive the risks linked to vaping, where and when they are first exposed to e-cigarettes, and how receptive they are to marketing around the products.
Global News (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:38
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[Asia, Singapore] Paying the price for failing to check ID: How tobacco retailers are caught selling to underage buyers

The Health Sciences Authority recently suspended the tobacco licences of several shops and revoked the licence of one for selling cigarettes to those under the age of 18. When Channel NewsAsia went to six of these shops to find out the circumstances sur
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:37
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[Europe, Malta] Editorial: Commemorating a slain journalist

Daphne Caruana Galizia...a car bomb exploded, killing her...Subjects of her comprehensive investigations have called her a “terrorist,” such as ... John Dalli, who Galizia took down in a tobacco lobbying exposé....she “single-handedly brought the governm
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:14
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[Canada] New report shows that tobacco use cost Canadians $16.2 billion in 2012

more evidence that tobacco use is a significant burden on all Canadians, costing society $16.2 billion in 2012, or $466 for every Canadian. This includes costs associated with direct health care, fire, policing, research and prevention as well as lost pro
Canada.ca (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:10
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[Canada] SMOKE-FREE ONTARIO MODERNIZATION Report of the Executive Steering Committee (PDF)

the new Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy must re-engage the public and leverage its energy and concern for public health to create more effective prevention and cessation services, and bring an end to the harm caused by tobacco and other harmful inhaled substa
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:09
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