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[Egypt] Tobacco traders demand cigarettes distribution on ration cards

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association called on the Minister of Supply to distribute a monthly quota of cigarettes through the ration card system, which benefits 40 million low-income citizens.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:44

[Washington] HARRIS: We can't smoke indoors, now Seattle Parks wants to ban us from smoking outside as well

Smokers might be the easiest group of all to hate on. And guess what? The majority of them are low-income people....Real Change is a block away from Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park..cigarette in hand, I strolled through this small park to see what I’d
Real Change
added Mar 26, 2015 09:11

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches $100 Million Data for Health Program in Developing Countries Program uses new communications technology to advance public health data collection and monitoring

With information from these surveys, illness caused by day-to-day behaviors such as tobacco use and poor nutrition habits can be targeted, addressed and prevented.
PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2015 01:59

[China, Washington] EDITORIAL: Global tobacco fight grows

encouraging news indeed to hear that health-minded philanthropists Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg are establishing a fund... Perhaps after the anti-tobacco litigation fund gets underway, philanthropists can establish a fund specifically to convince Chin
Everett (WA) Herald
added Mar 23, 2015 06:31

1 in 5 Americans still smoke a half-century after first surgeon general's report on its dangers

She listed these steps: Increased taxation would price buyers out of the market, smoke-free laws that prohibit smoking in certain areas need to be enacted in all states, and Medicaid must do more to help smokers quit. More prevention programs and pressure
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 21, 2015 12:02

[California] DENNY: Track Discrimination at its Source

the majority of those who violate the law are not homeless. The majority of the people creating the worst secondhand smoke problem in Berkeley’s smokefree are the customers and employees of businesses in the commercial districts. Take a look outside the
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Mar 20, 2015 21:56

[USA] What it would take to rid the world of smoking forever

The proportion of the total global population that smokes decreased 42 percent for women and 25 percent for men between 1980 and 2012. Four countries—Canada, Iceland, Mexico, and Norway—have reduced smoking by more than half in both genders since 1980.
Vox Media
added Mar 20, 2015 12:38

[Washington] GROOVER: Mayor Ed Murray Wants to Ban Smoking in Parks, and the City Says There's Nothing Unfair About That - Slog

Here’s the problem: Breaking the rule would result in a written warning and then an exclusion from city parks. Not only could that enforcement happen in a disproportionate way that targets homeless people, but the homeless are also more likely to have no
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:21

Tobacco Atlas Finds Industry Tactics Creating a Future of Missed Opportunity to Improve Global Health, Wealth, and Equality

*Tobacco use in all forms is even more harmful than previously thought, driving increased health problems, premature death, poverty, social injustice, and environmental degradation* *Governments must be bolder and more innovative to counter the rising
Tobacco (World Lung Foundation)
added Mar 24, 2015 02:09

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO urges tough tobacco control to improve peoples' health

discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets. According to the Dubai-based daily Khaleej Times, despite various official and private measures agains
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 18, 2015 16:33
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