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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco’s Latest Target: Myanmar

As Myanmar emerges from decades of isolation and military rule and international sanctions are lifted, the Associated Press details how tobacco companies – including multinational giants British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco – are moving in as quick
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:01
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SWEDA: 2013 Altria Group, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: Politely conducting business as usual

In sharp contrast to the manner in which management at Reynolds American, Inc. conducted its annual meeting of shareholders a week earlier, Altria Group, Inc.’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Martin J. Barrington treated everyone at the May 16th m
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 24, 2013 13:02
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[Canada, China, Eastern Europe, UK] Is smoking finally on its way to being stamped out?

So, while the ruling doesn’t sound the death knell for Big Tobacco, it is a blow as the industry grapples with its biggest crisis in decades, with many of the biggest manufacturers scrambling for growth in an environment in which governments are increasi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 6, 2015 19:53
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ROBBINS: End Game Strategies for Tobacco Control

Can we really consider “end game strategies” for tobacco? An Op-Ed in the New York Times makes a strong case ... The Journal of Public Health Policy, where I am co-editor, has been encouraging public health leaders to report on “end game strategies” fo
ScienceBlogs
added Mar 27, 2013 10:47
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Zambia refuses to ban tobacco production

The Zambian government said it cannot afford to ban tobacco production and trade because doing so could result in massive job losses and income especially in rural communities, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 21:03
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[Africa] Rwanda ranked least EAC country on death attributable to tobacco

Kigali: Research findings from the 2012 study indicate that, 7.5% of the Rwandan population are tobacco consumers a fact that ranks Rwanda the least tobacco consumer compared to other EAC countries ... The proportion of death attributable to tobacco vari
Rwanda News Agency (rw)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:39
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More Smokers in Iceland Switch to Loose Tobacco

Sales in loose tobacco in Iceland have increased by 34 percent during the first nine months of this year compared to the same period last year, according to data from the State Alcohol and Tobacco Company of Iceland (ÁTVR).
Iceland Review (is)
added Oct 8, 2012 18:45
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[Dominican Republic] VIDEO: How world's most expensive cigar is made

Watch how former US President Bill Clinton's favoured cigar is made by hand at the Gurkha factory in the Dominican Republic
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 21:30
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A Website Offers Help Finding a Hotel Where You Can Light Up

do not they who smoke also need a place to lay their weary heads? Yes, they do, insists Shawn Bradley, who runs an odd little website called Smoketels.com, where those who puff can book a hotel that welcomes them.
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2014 00:57
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