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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco

Every parent should walk into a place where tobacco products are sold to see how they are packaged. You will find that they are being marketed to entice children to smoke....The inadequate funding levels for tobacco prevention programs across the country
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate to drop this year as tobacco sales fall due to price hikes: official

South Korea's smoking rate will likely drop this year, as sales of cigarettes have fallen due to a big increase in the price of tobacco in 2015, an official source said Tuesday. Citing the need to discourage smoking, the government increased taxes on ci
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:54
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[Missouri] LETTER: Time to undo the damage of tobacco companies

How many tobacco users would have made a different choice about starting if tobacco companies had only acknowledged what science has long shown? I am a former smoker. I know what it took to quit. I also know some people are never able to break the addict
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2017 01:58
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[Kansas] PELLIKAAN: Tobacco companies hold too much power

The best the government and the public can do is inform, tax and push tougher punishments on companies that knowingly lied to millions of people.
The Baker Orange (Baker U., KS)
added Dec 4, 2017 02:00
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[Minnesota] Public housing complexes to go smoke-free

Implementing smoke-free policies across the country in subsidized housing will save approximately $521 million per year, including $341 million in secondhand smoke-related health care expenditures, $108 million in renovation expenses and $72 million in s
Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
added Dec 3, 2017 19:15
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[UK] Soon smokers in East Yorkshire won't be able to light up here

East Riding Council will now investigate the cost and implications of introducing a smoking ban at all its council-owned children’s play areas and other venues were children congregate. Councillor Jonathan Owen, deputy leader of the council, made the pl
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Dec 4, 2017 14:56
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[North Carolina] SMITH: Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
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[Minnesota] Dakota County public housing complexes will go smoke-free next year

the Dakota County Community Development Agency, which manages the 80-unit Colleen Loney Manor and 243 other federally funded public housing units across the county, is taking the smoking ban another step. Last month, the CDA notified its residents that sm
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Dec 1, 2017 15:39
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[Asia-pacific, China] Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years

In pushing its “tobacco endgame plan”, the Council on Smoking and Health repeated its previous call to raise the tobacco tax by 100 per cent, claiming it could push smoking prevalence from 10.5 per cent in 2015 to below 5 per cent in 2027, paving the way
South China Morning Post
added Dec 1, 2017 15:35
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Call to make smokers pay $100 a pack

The price of cigarettes should be raised to HK$100 a pack, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health has recommended. The policy advisory body's push to increase the price of cigarettes comes after it commissioned the School of Public Health of the Un
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:21
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