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[UK-Wales] Prisoners in Wales win battle to be allowed to smoke in their cells after ban is rejected

But Assembly ministers in the Welsh government have rejected the ban, voting to exempt Welsh prisons after a report described smoking as "an integral part of prison life". The report said: "Smoking is reported to be a coping strategy to manage stressful
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:57
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[Asia, Korea - North, Korea - South] North Korea Launches Newest Offensive: Cigarette Butts

apparently to highlight its contempt, it has begun sending balloons into the South loaded with an unusual payload, the police here said on Thursday: cigarette butts. North and South Korea have escalated their propaganda war across their heavily armed bor
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2016 12:36
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[Europe] PARGNEAUX: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century

As a member of the European Parliament (MEP), I have witnessed their constant endeavour to undermine our work during the negotiations to adopt the 2014 Tobacco Directive. The lobbying activities of this industry shouldn't be considered as other strategies
EUobserver.com
added Dec 22, 2015 22:37
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[Canada] Wynne shares concerns about medical marijuana vaping rules

Two days after her government pulled back a controversial plan to allow medical marijuana to be vaped or smoked in public places where tobacco smoking is banned, Wynne told reporters she understands the public backlash. “I have a lot of sympathy for the
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 18:50
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Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball: RUSSIAN CIGARETTES

TEAM: National Institutes of Health FUMBLE: $48,500 to study the history of tobacco use in Russia HOW TO RECOVER THE BALL: Utilize resources to provide greater public health outcomes
US Senator James Lankford (R-OK)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:50
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar Military Still Big Power Despite Opposition Victory

Myanmar’s military has always been a highly politicized institution. But its role extends well beyond just politics. The military has business interests in jade and ruby mines, a brewery, bus lines, tobacco, textiles and banks.
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2015 17:35
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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
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Environmental Assessments for Tobacco Products

FDA is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry entitled ``National Environmental Policy Act; Environmental Assessments for Tobacco Products...is 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
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[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
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[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
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