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

The ongoing 16th world conference on tobacco or health discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets.
Global Times (cn)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:30
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[Asia, China, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO urges tough tobacco control to improve peoples' health

The ongoing 16th world conference on tobacco or health discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets.
Global Times (cn)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:30
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Bloomberg, Gates Launch Antitobacco Fund

they are joining forces now to counter a growing trend: the tobacco industry’s use of international trade agreements to challenge government antismoking moves. They are starting the fund with $4 million from their respective philanthropic foundations, and
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 18, 2015 15:09
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[Australia, Uruguay] Bloomberg and Gates launch fund to fight Big Tobacco

Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Bill Gates have launched an anti-smoking legal fund designed to help lower-income countries defend their tobacco-control laws against lawsuits by cigarette companies. The fund will raise the pressure on the tobacco industr
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:05
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg Philanthropies & The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Launch Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund

to combat the tobacco industry’s use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent countries from passing strong tobacco-control laws. Backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the new support for low and mid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:12
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[UK] Cigarette companies won't go down without a fight: What plain packaging means for Britain’s tobacco industry

Now the elephant in the room is the question of where big tobacco will focus its incredible investment and marketing power? The obvious choice for cigarette companies is to increase their dominance in the electronic cigarette (vaping) industry. Not onl
The Drum (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 14:15
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