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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] SANTIAGO: Kiddie packs: Government caves in to tobacco lobby?

Instead of pandering to the whims of tobacco lobbyists, the government must consult all stakeholders including the Health Ministry, anti-tobacco lobbyists and schools to weigh in on the sales of kiddie packs. If these smaller packs come to be on sale, i
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:29
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[Maryland] Proposed smoking ban in Salisbury parks: reactions

DelmarvaNow.com
added Aug 21, 2017 00:36
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[UK] Smokers quizzed over Albion's survival chances at the litter bin

A ‘ballot bin’ has been fixed to a post at the taxi rank in Chapel Road and invites smokers to vote on a simple question by putting their cigarette ends in one of two slots... “This is a fun way of getting across a serious point. “Cigarette ends are the
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:37
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3 states pass tobacco 21 laws in 3 weeks

in the span of under 21 days this summer, three states raised the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, displaying the momentum of a tobacco control strategy that has only recently seen widespread adoption. Between July 21 and August 9, N
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[UK] A life that's stalled: Boozing at a pop festival, smoking again, piling on the pounds... the truth behind this jaw-dropping photo of an ex-Prime Minister

David Cameron ...Having kicked smoking for several years, he started again after his abrupt resignation following the EU referendum last summer. His wife, Samantha, who was always an occasional smoker, increased her usage greatly during the campaign. To
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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[Latin America] Tobacco control law implementation in a middle-income country: Transnational tobacco control network overcoming tobacco industry opposition in Colombia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies challenged the implementation...and lobbied local governments ...A transnational network including international health groups and funders helped strengthen domestic capacity to implement the law by; promoting public awareness of Ley [La
Global Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:26
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Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election

he cited a number of likely contributing factors, including poor living conditions that have driven up cancer rates, as well as a higher prevalence of smoking and/or illegal substance abuse. Bor also stressed that "it would be a leap beyond the data to s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2017 01:22
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Take action: Even for Trump, This is a Terrible Nominee: We can't trust a chemical industry hired gun to put our health first.

Michael Dourson...not only helped Big Tobacco play down the health impacts of second-hand smoke, but...paid for by the very chemical industry he could soon be in charge of regulating, now that President Trump has nominated him to lead the EPA's toxics off
Environmental Defense Action Fund
added Aug 18, 2017 01:08
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Senate bill seeks to ban e-cigarette use in schools, gov't offices, PUVs

The bill also seeks to limit the marketing, sale, and distribution of the product, allowing only those 18 years old and above to buy and use it
Rappler (ph)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:49
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[California] Council snuffs out smoking in front of downtown businesses

An ordinance that prohibits smoking in designated outdoor areas of downtown businesses has won City Council approval. “This is just another way of beautifying the downtown,” Margaret Manzo said. The executive director of the Fairfield Main Street Associ
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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