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[Canada] Woman says rules aren't being enforced in non-smoking apartment buildings

A Halifax woman is calling on the province to have legal framework in place on cannabis use in apartment buildings before legalization next summer. Avril Jenkins has moved multiple times because of second-hand smoke from both cigarettes and cannabis, sh
Halifax Today/Halifax Courier (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: The big smoke? Not Invercargill, buddy.

Counter-intuitive though it may seen in the well-ventilated outdoors of Invercargill, second-hand smoke is deemed in international studies to be potentially harmful to people 5m away. What's more, "significant" effects can occur at least 9m from a burnin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Denmark] BRIEF-Scandinavian Tobacco Group Q3 EBITDA up at DKK ‍388​ mln

Reuters
added Nov 9, 2017 03:41
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Smoking Set to Be Banned in Israeli Playgrounds, at Outdoor Events, So Why Are Doctors Unhappy?

Health Ministry move will add to list of public places where it’s forbidden to smoke, but Cancer Association says it’s not enough and will not support move
Ha'aretz Daily
added Nov 8, 2017 17:38
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[Bosnia-herzegovina, Croatia] Bad News for Croats Buying Cigarettes and Fuel in Bosnia

The board of directors of the Indirect Taxation Authority (UNO) of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted a decision to determine specific and minimum excise duties on cigarettes and smoking tobacco for 2018,
Total Croatia News (hr)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:36
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[Asia, India] 25 per cent of Mumbai's youngsters addicted to tobacco products

A recent survey has revealed that one in every four students between the ages of 10 and 19 in Mumbai's schools is addicted to smoking and tobacco in other forms. The study, conducted by Mazgaon's Prince Aly Khan Hospital in association with Manipal Univer
Times of India
added Nov 8, 2017 17:21
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Minimum age to buy, use and sell tobacco products to be raised

Starting Jan 1, 2019, smokers need to be at least 19 years old before they are allowed to buy cigarettes, under a new law passed by Parliament on Tuesday (Nov 7). This new legal age - which is one year older than the current 18 - will subsequently be rai
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Tax on tobacco products can cut consumption’

Islamabad - In order to control tobacco consumption , the government has to increase the tobacco Tax while the introduction of the Tier-III taxation on premium brands resulted in the increase of the tobacco consumption , a survey revealed on Tuesday.
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:11
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[UK] Spice now half the price of tobacco in prisons, reveals Government report

At HMP Erlestoke near the Wiltshire town of Devizes, it said that combined with a smoking ban, the drug had helped fuel a sense of “hopelessness” among inmates.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:51
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[Belgium, UK, UK-Scotland] Border Force stub out attempt to smuggle in 160,000 cigarettes

An attempt to smuggle 160,000 cigarettes into the UK went up in smoke thanks to Border Force officers at Grangemouth Docks. The seizure happened on Halloween when officers searched a freight container that arrived at the port on a container vessel from An
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:23
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