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[Hungary] Lazar: Govt to introduce new tobacco tax

The government will propose the introduction of a new tobacco tax on types of tobacco products especially harmful to health, the government office chief said on Thursday.
MTI Daily Bulletin (hu)
added Oct 31, 2015 21:18

Environmental Assessments for Tobacco Products

FDA is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry entitled ``National Environmental Policy Act; Environmental Assessments for Tobacco intended to help small businesses understand the recent changes to FDA's National Environmen
Congressional Record / Government Printing Office (GPO) Access
added Oct 26, 2015 16:00

[Canada] Uber and outdoor smoking: What you need to know about city council's agenda

Despite warnings from city administration that banning smoking in public outdoor places including playgrounds, parks and sports fields would be expensive and difficult to enforce, councillors on the city's planning committee voiced strong support for suc
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:07

[Australia] Tobacco smoking may be a thing of the past in Tassie

Cigarettes will be "so last century" in Tasmania if laws are extended to prevent the sale of tobacco to people born after the year 2000, health experts say. Tasmania's current laws already prevent the sale of tobacco to people born in 2000 or later, but
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 25, 2015 09:28

[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch government in court for violating international tobacco treaty

campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the Dutch state to court...According to the Dutch Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, the government is systematically breaching the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),3 to
British Medical Journal
added May 21, 2015 10:11

[Isle of Man, UK] New smoking legislation moves forward

Measures to stop young people smoking are progressing - but not without criticism. This week the House of Keys voted unanimously in favour of a second reading of the Public Health Tobacco Amendment Bill. It was moved forward by the Health and Social Ca
Energy FM (im)
added May 1, 2015 07:03

[Canada] Bill 45, Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015

The Standing Committee on General Government will meet to consider Bill 45, An Act to enhance public health by enacting the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014 and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2014 and by amending the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 10, 2015 19:08

[UK] MPs Back Plain Cigarette Packets Plan

Tobacco companies threaten legal action and health campaigners say they are "over the moon" as the legislation passes the Commons.
Sky News (uk)
added Mar 11, 2015 16:06

[Africa] Tobacco industry accused of 'intimidation and interference' in Kenya

British American Tobacco has undue influence over the Kenyan government and is in breach of WHO tobacco convention...More than 50 years after Kenya gained independence from British colonial rule, one company is steadfastly refusing to loosen its grip on p
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:48

[Texas] Health panelists resign as Irving council exempts businesses from smoking ban

But a grandfather clause in the new law exempts several existing business from the ban. The 6-3 vote to pass it prompted abrupt resignations from city health board members and rebukes from advocates who have spent months pushing for a total, immediate ba
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
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