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[Canada] What is the Role of the Canadian Government in Fostering Smoking? Part 1 of an Investigative Series

This series will examine the role of the Canadian government’s regulatory and law enforcement policies in fostering the health damages now being attributed to the tobacco companies; the effects of government policies need to be considered by the courts i
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:51

[Asia] China’s Lung Cancer Epidemic is a Global Problem

China is going to need all the help it can get from international partners and institutions...Given the increasing importance to the world economy of a healthy and plentiful Chinese workforce, their success or failure in this endeavor is of global signifi
Modern Diplomacy
added Nov 29, 2016 03:52

[Asia] Cessation Support (Article 14) Is Not Costly Or Complicated – And It Is Effective!

Helping tobacco users stop is a cost effective healthcare intervention, which saves lives and improves population health. Every day that smokers over 35 years old continue to smoke they lose about 3–6 hours of life, thus for the estimated 500 million cur
Asian Tribune
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11

[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] Parliamentary questions: Subject: Closure of the British American Tobacco (BAT) plant in Bayreuth

decision was made to move the production of tobacco products from Bayreuth to Poland, Hungary, Romania and Croatia...1. Has the Polish, Hungarian, Romanian or Croatian State granted or promised regional aid or direct or indirect aid (for example, by crea
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59

NEHRING: Tobacco Harm-Reduction: Big League Healthcare Savings

As small manufacturers and large tobacco companies develop e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products in order to promote and provide a healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes, the federal government and its army of regulators have clung to a regulatory
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)
added Nov 19, 2016 17:36

Report: Florida adult, teen smoking rates hit record low

Ten years ago, Floridians voted in support of a state constitutional amendment to fund a tobacco education and use prevention program, now known as Tobacco Free Florida. The program has resulted in a significant decrease in smoking rates among adults and
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added Nov 19, 2016 19:05

VIDEO: Group wants to raise cigarette tax to combat tobacco use in Indiana / New health alliance has a four-part plan

Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, a new coalition announced Thursday....Tobacco costs Indiana $6 billion annually...The Alliance has a four-part plan to combat tobacco use in Indiana:... Repeal the 'Smokers Bill of Rights'
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 17, 2016 23:56

For California smokers, a pack in 2017 could cost as much as a fast-food burger combo

will make the cheapest, generic pack of cigarettes cost as much as a fast-food burger meal. Proposition 56 will take effect April 1. Off-brand cigarettes are likely to cost nearly $6 a pack and brand-name smokes could be $8. Clovis smoker Brandon Spain,
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Nov 17, 2016 02:41

[New York] EDITORIAL: ‘You caused the health crisis; you pay for it’

“The effects that oxycodone and hydrocodone produce in the brain are indistinguishable from the effects produced by heroin,” would be a good time for state attorneys general to start researching a possible case against the pharmaceutical companies,
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
added Nov 16, 2016 20:25


A study by Cancer Research UK and the campaign group Action on Smoking and Health found six in ten local authorities in England were forced to reduce their budgets last year.
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:22
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