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[UK] Watch what cigarettes really do to the lungs: Shocking video shows the difference between healthy organs and those of a pack-a-day smoker WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Uploaded by North-Carolina based nurse Amanda Eller, the videos show the black, cancer-ridden lungs of a heavy smoker failing to properly inflate... Public Health England (PHE) released the advert to urge the country's seven million smokers to attempt q
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2018 22:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group calls for ban on e-cigarettes

“There is a need to ban e-cigarettes even at the local level until there is sufficient evidence that will prove that they are safe for consumers,” said New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas in an interview with the media. R
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added May 1, 2018 19:22
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Japan Tobacco’s Push Abroad Offsets Weaker Domestic Demand

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s spate of acquisitions overseas is helping to stem declines in cigarette sales at home. Operating profit for the maker of Winston and Mevius cigarettes fell to 146.8 billion yen ($1.3 billion) in the three months ended March 31 compa
Bloomberg News
added May 1, 2018 19:21
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[UK] Tower Hamlets’ Muslims helped to quit tobacco in run up to Ramadan

The ‘Quit Tobacco Before Ramadan’ campaign opens today, with residents being encouraged to pledge to stop chewing or smoking to prevent nicotine cravings when the holy month starts. Ramadan begins on the evening of May 15 and will last until June 14.
East London Advertiser (uk)
added May 1, 2018 19:20
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[Canada] Deputy chief blames illegal cigarettes for London blazes

“People need to know that if they are smoking contraband cigarettes, they have a higher probability of starting a fire,” deputy fire chief Jack Burt said, explaining that the illegal smokes don’t have the same safety features as store-bought ones.
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added May 1, 2018 19:15
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ARCHIVE: Court of Appeal of Kenya rejects BAT challenge to Tobacco Control Regulations

On 17 February 2017, the Court of Appeal of Kenya at Nairobi upheld the High Court of Kenya’s dismissal of a legal challenge brought by British American Tobacco (BAT) to the Tobacco Control Regulations (2014), made under the Tobacco Control Act (2007).
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added May 1, 2018 19:11
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Kenya- Timeline: Industry Interference with the Tobacco Control Regulations 2014

This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 1, 2018 19:06
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[Africa, Kenya] Supreme Court asked to throw out smoking rules

Two cigarette manufacturing firms yesterday asked the Supreme Court to throw out the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014, arguing that they were introduced arbitrarily. British American Tobacco (BAT) and Mastermind Tobacco Kenya told five Supreme Court
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 1, 2018 19:04
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[Brazil] Paraguay’s new president to continue business-friendly policies

The outgoing Mr Cartes, who is expected to retain considerable power even after he steps down, has faced numerous accusations of corruption and involvement in drug trafficking. The tobacco magnate, twice imprisoned on fraud charges before becoming presi
Financial Times (uk)
added May 1, 2018 18:47
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[Russia] Plane, heading from Moscow to Gyumri, makes emergency landing

“At the Mineralnye Vody airport, police officers prepared an administrative report on the passenger who was smoking on board the Moscow-Gyumri flight,” she said. In her words, after this emergency landing, the head of the airplane crew petitioned to tra
News.am (am)
added May 1, 2018 18:29
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