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[Asia] India losing productivity worth billions of dollars due to cancer

the highest productivity losses – $0.74 billion – because of the lip and oral cancers is alarming. China too recorded a loss of nearly $8 billion in productivity annually due to tobacco smoking. "The use of smokeless tobacco, often combined with betel qu
DNA India (in)
added Jan 29, 2018 17:52
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Why governments cannot afford Codentify to support their track and trace solutions

This study demonstrates the inefficiency of Codentify...Signatories to the ITP should reject Codentify due to both its low efficacy and its clear violation of the ITP’s requirement that T&T shall not be performed by or delegated to the tobacco industry or
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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[UK] Tobacco, oil, and arms – where Imperial is investing its money

An analysis of Imperial College London’s endowment fund has revealed significant direct and indirect investments in the tobacco, fossil fuel, weapons, and pharmaceutical industries..."Even College’s commitment to avoid investing in tobacco seems paper-th
Felix-Imperial Colleges Student Newspaper
added Jan 27, 2018 02:31
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Canadians spent C$5.7 billion on cannabis in 2017: Statistics Canada

Canadians’ spending on cannabis was well below 2016 levels for alcohol at C$22.3 billion and tobacco at C$16 billion.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 23:34
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PTAB Lets Honeywell Pursue CBM Patent Challenge ($$)

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board agreed Monday to review a patent that covers a system used to authenticate driver's licenses and has been challenged by Honeywell International...can be used to verify an individual's age when they are buying alcohol, tob
Law360
added Jan 25, 2018 22:17
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[UK] Stop-smoking services from community pharmacists cut by a fifth of local authorities in past three years

A freedom of information request sent out to all the local authorities in England revealed significant variation in community pharmacy-led smoking cessation services across the country
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:24
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco in shops selling FMCG items banned in Maharashtra

government announced a ban on sale of tobacco at shops that sell chocolates, chips and other edible items, a top FDA official said. .. "Children tend to get influenced a lot by the presence of tobacco and other items while they are out shopping for food i
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Africa, South Africa] Government to ban ‘unhealthy’ tobacco advertising

The government has started the process to ban “bad cigarette advertising”, the health department said...bad advertising displays tobacco products at till points to lure people to smoke.
The Citizen (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Canada] Condos will likely be able to ban residents from smoking marijuana: lawyers

New federal legislation allowing people to consume marijuana recreationally will come into effect in mid-2018, and some condo boards have reportedly been preparing for an anticipated rise in smoking and growing marijuana plants by prohibiting both in con
Global News (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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[Asia, India] Tobacco and chocolates can no longer share shelf space in Maharashtra’s shops

The sale of tobacco and other food items like chocolates will no longer be permitted under the same roof henceforth, a notification issued by the Maharashtra government on Wednesday said. This follows a directive from the Union Health Ministry that noti
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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