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[Asia, India] Crackdown on tobacco use; hookah bars to close down

"The hookah bars usually operate under licenses for a bar or a restaurant. But they come under COTPA, which prohibits smoking in public places," LR Pathak, state co-ordinator for tobacco control in Jharkhand, said. "We have identified such hookah bars in
Times of India
added Apr 14, 2017 18:16
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[UK] No bar! Smoking ban in beer gardens is blocked by the Government over fears it would spark pub closures

A smoking ban in beer gardens and al-fresco dining areas has been blocked by the Government after ministers claimed it could lead to pub closures. The ban extension, supported by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, was part of a proposal in a list of demands made
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2017 18:08
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[North Carolina] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY FINALIZES DONATION OF WHITAKER PARK TO LOCAL REDEVELOPMENT GROUP

announced today that it has finalized the donation of a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and certain surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA, Inc. (WPDA). WPDA is a nonprofit corporation created by Winston-S
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 13, 2017 18:07
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[North Carolina] Reynolds plans economic development announcement for Whitaker Park campus

The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. in front of the Whitaker Park fountain area off Reynolds Boulevard. Joseph Fragnito, president and chief commercial officer of Reynolds Tobacco, will lead the event. Reynolds declined to provide additional informat
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 13, 2017 12:24
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Answer to Better Health Care: Behavioral Economics?

Dr. Volpp...recently collaborated with CVS Caremark to test which financial incentives are most effective for getting employees to quit smoking...Those offered the reward program were far more likely to accept the challenge than those offered the deposit
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2017 11:10
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shift workers sleep deprived; drink, smoke more: survey

Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medica
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:01
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'Fly the friendly skies... This time for real!' Emirates and Royal Jordanian troll United and its embattled CEO over their passenger PR nightmare

Royal Jordanian posted...'We would like to remind you that drags on our flights are strictly prohibited by passengers and crew,' the graphic read. It then showed a symbol of a no-smoking sign – using double entendre by invoking the word 'drag.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:28
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Duncan Channon Names MJ Deery as Agency’s First Director, Purpose Practice

“The agency’s campaigns to call out big tobacco for the California Tobacco Control Program... The agency also earned honors for its “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie, Best in Show at the
Business Wire
added Apr 11, 2017 22:08
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Herbal Cigarette Market in the US 2017-2021

Herbal cigarettes are nicotine-free and tobacco-free cigarettes that use a mixture of various herbs instead of tobacco. Smoking can be linked to more number of fatalities than the combined number of deaths caused by motor vehicle injuries, illegal drug u
PR Newswire
added Apr 11, 2017 22:06
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[West Virginia] Critics say HONEST Act undercuts EPA’s use of science

the rhetoric of the HONEST Act. “When the tobacco industry or the Republican Congress say they want sound science, they don’t mean sound science,” Michaels said. “They mean something that sounds like science.”
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 11, 2017 15:10
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