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In Illinois, tossing a few cigarette butts on the ground could send you to

This amendment to Illinois's Litter Control Act is so stringent that a third-strike offender could become a felon...Curtis says he has put together model legislation that would have tobacco companies take financial responsibility for "the life-cycle of t
Christian Science Monitor
added Apr 20, 2016 19:08

MARQUEZ: Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development

We at the World Bank, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as well as World Health Organization, are already working and committed to support countries in the design and implementation of tobacco taxation
World Bank blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 01:21

William Reville: Could smoking licence sound the death knell of tobacco?

In a highly cited article in Plos Medicine, Simon Chapman...outlined the case for a smoker’s licence...I dismissed it as a crude Orwellian instrument...However, the cumulative health effects of smoking are so grave they may well justify this extra step.
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 18, 2016 03:59
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[Maine] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Higher age for tobacco would save lives

Portland should move forward with a plan to raise the age for purchasing cigarettes to 21.
Kennebec Journal
added Apr 15, 2016 11:58

[New Zealand] PHOs seek dollars to grow their quit-smoking help, Maori providers 'culled'

Contracts to be canned as ministry gets tough on quit smoking industry / Anti-smoking campaigns and quit-smoking support in for big changes
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Apr 15, 2016 09:57

[Asia] Will Indian Tobacco Firms Win Fight With Government Over Health Warnings?

Antismoking activists said the move was an attempt to put pressure on regulators by raising the economic stakes. The companies employ thousands of workers and buy tobacco from millions of farmers. Cigarette sales also are an important source of tax reven
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Apr 14, 2016 17:01

[Cuba] Head of Cigar Rights of America Talks FDA Cigar Regulations

LOOPE: between cost-benefit analysis, the Cuba question, the potential for litigation on certain questions within the deeming rule, it's all had an impact on slowing down the process...if the president doesn't issue new regulations by May 17, a Congressio
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 14, 2016 01:05

[California] YOUNGDAHL: CalPERS Should Refuse to Fund Tobacco

CalPERS prides itself on its considerations of sustainability, yet tobacco investments are the antithesis of sustainability. If trustees do not take personal responsibility for the lives of their beneficiaries on the issue of tobacco, the health of their
East Bay Express
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31

[UK] The Stolen Years: The mental health and smoking action report (PDF)

This report is a call to action. It challenges defeatist assumptions that addiction to smoking amongst people with mental health conditions is either inevitable or intractable: it is not. While smoking rates amongst the general population have fallen
ASH London (uk)
added Apr 13, 2016 14:42

[Asia, India] Tobacco industry losing Rs. 350 cr a day, farmer suicides up: Assocham

The tobacco industry is facing losses worth over Rs. 350 crore each day as cigarette-makers have been forced to shut operations due to lack of clarity on the proposed graphic health warnings on tobacco items. This had opened the floodgates to illegal imp
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Apr 12, 2016 22:07
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