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[Malaysia] Is Asia too slow when it comes to fighting the tobacco epidemic?

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health epidemic. Researchers say inadequate public awarene
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:02

Philip Morris determined to make its legal battle over cigarette labeling with Uruguay, a lesson for other countries

Some media outlets have compared the legal dispute between big tobacco and Uruguay as David vs. Goliath, with Philip Morris' seemingly endless coffers up against the small economy of Uruguay. "The amount of money that Philip Morris has at its disposal p
added Sep 18, 2014 18:18

[Korea - South] In no-smoking debate, Korea parallels Germany

From January, smoking will be banned in all restaurants and bars, a move similar to Germany’s health act in 2007 that prohibited smoking at alcoholic establishments, making enclosed smoking booths inside the exception. The German government soon faced s
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:00

CVS Health Finds Benefit in Banning Cigarettes From Pharmacies

After the policies were implemented, the average number of unique tobacco customers decreased by 13.29%, CVS Health found. After controlling for baseline rates of smoking over time, the number of unique patients purchasing cigarettes decreased by 5.5% fo
Pharmacy Times
added Sep 18, 2014 17:58

Asia’s rising tobacco epidemic a result of anti-smoking policy neglect

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect ... Researchers say inadequate public awareness of smoking risks, coupled with aggressive tobacco marketing, has left Asian nations with some of the highest smoking rates in the world a
Malay Mail (my)
added Sep 17, 2014 23:19

[Ohio] RTA will test for nicotine in employees who volunteer

RTA employees who take a voluntary nicotine-screening test and pass muster as smoke free can reduce their insurance costs starting next year.
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Sep 17, 2014 14:25

[New York] EDITORIAL: NYC smoking rates rise as budgets fall

tobacco control programs, like many others, require a continued financial commitment in order to be effective. Without additional funding, there is little chance that smoking in New York will decrease at the rate it once did.
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:17

[UK, UK-Wales] ASH Wales: 'Investment needed to tackle illegal tobacco issue'

Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco, according to research from campaign group ASH Wales. It says Wales has one of the largest illegal tobacco markets, compared to regions in England.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:08

[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Argues Before Justices That MRI Use Should Be Tax-Free

In Tristan Associates v. Commonwealth, the radiologists' attorney, Lloyd R. Persun, told the justices that the use of MRIs and CT scanners to produce images of a patient's body constituted manufacturing, and was therefore eligible for tax exemption.
added Sep 16, 2014 14:16

[UK] Millions being spent to combat effect of smoking

TAXPAYERS are having to fork out millions of pounds every year to pay for smokers’ social care, according to a public health body. More than £2million is being spent by North Somerset Council and £10million by Somerset County Council caring for older sm
Weston Mercury (uk)
added Sep 16, 2014 14:11
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