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[UK] Safety complaints `ignored for decades´ at tower blocks to be evacuated

Majid, who lives on the 12th floor of Bromyard, said the building was riddled with fissures “large enough to drop books through”. The documentary filmmaker...“There’s draughts and if someone’s smoking it comes right through. “Flames and smoke would come
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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VIDEO: Tobacco and Housing Bonds May Avoid Puerto Rico Pain: Mysak

discusses public pensions boosted from equity markets, and Puerto Rico: tobacco and housing bonds may avoid restructuring.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe says non-executive director Angela Mashanyare resigns

The Board extends its gratitude to Mrs. Mashanyare for her valuable contribution to the Company during her tenure and wishes her well in her future endeavors.
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish government’s stance may facilitate the snus ban repeal

“The Swedish government has resisted special interest groups’ negative influence on harm reduction in a bold and positive move in the global effort to eliminate tobacco related disease. The government has chosen to not provide written observations to the
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Africa, Nigeria] NYSC, CSOs demand full implementation of anti-tobacco laws

“For the NTCA, the signing of the NTC Act on May 25, 2015 provides the legal framework for the protection of present and future generations of Nigerians from the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco use and expos
Daily Trust (ng)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:09
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

“Coordination between specific health programmes and inter-sectoral collaboration is fundamental to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We cannot end TB unless we also reduce tobacco use. We cannot avert premature deaths caused by NCDs
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:09
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[UK] China lung cancer on rise, smog suspected - China Daily

said lung cancer was rising rapidly in groups not normally susceptible to the disease, including women and non-smokers, suggesting that smoking was not responsible for the increase... An estimated 300 million Chinese people are smokers, but the paper sai
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2017 17:37
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[Europe, USA] Achieve Announces FDA Acceptance of the Investigational New Drug Application (IND) for Cytisine as a Smoking Cessation Treatment

has accepted the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for cytisine, an established smoking cessation treatment that has been approved and marketed in Central and Eastern Europe for more than 15 years. The company is now authorized to proceed with cl
PR Newswire
added Aug 11, 2017 16:27
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[Russia] Medvedev’s healthy lifestyle 2.0: It’s time to say goodbye to vaping and hookah lounges?

The Ministry of Health of Russia is going to ban vapes, hookahs, to dissuade women from abortion, to force everyone to give up smoking and start doing sports – these are the tasks listed in the priority project to develop a healthy lifestyle approved by
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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Court schedules examination of Philip Morris Ukraine's tobacco processing documents in Ukraine in UAH 635 mln lawsuit

In May 2016, Philip Morris Ukraine challenged a tax bill for UAH 635.3 million sent after tax inquiries on the site by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine in court. The lawsuit was launched after a tax dispute between the company and the authority, which
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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