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[South Africa] Department of Health reveal plans to ban smoking in all public places

Designated smoking areas would be consigned to the history books, should this bill become ratified in Parliament. It’s all part of the government’s wider war on cigarettes, which also features plans to ban the display of smokes at retailers, and to remov
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Nov 14, 2017 04:20
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[UK] Nigel Farage dismisses 'clever people' who say that smoking kills

Nigel Farage has dismissed medical experts who warn that smoking kills millions of people every year as “clever people” who should be ignored. The former UKIP leader urged his Twitter followers to ignore a warning from the World Health Organisation that
Business Insider
added Nov 13, 2017 15:40
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[UK] Fewer smokers are managing to quit, Public Health England figures show

Lower numbers of people are relinquishing cigarettes as smoking cessation services dwindle because of government austerity cuts. Figures for numbers of people giving up smoking in 2017 and 2016 show a “significant decrease”, according to Public Health
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:39
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[North Carolina] Wake Students Will Skip a Tobacco Survey for First Time Since 1999, Prompting a Pushback from County Commissioners

county commissioners, irate over of the loss of data about an important health risk, are calling school board members to a special meeting on the matter. Wake County Board of Commissioners chairman Sig Hutchinson said Thursday that he intended to take th
Independent Weekly (Durham, NC)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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KAZMI: Why Tobacco is a Source of Economic Corruption in Pakistan

since its independence it has been continuously exploited and has faced financial terrorism from all the Multinationals Companies in general and British American Tobacco in particular. British American Tobacco, a British multinational tobacco company bas
Sharnoff’s Global Views
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Chee Hong Tat accuses Leon Perera of ‘false charges’ over Parliament video

Mr Chee questioned if Mr Perera had “any interest to declare” and if Henkel, which he said was a key manufacturer of adhesives for cigarettes, was a client of the Spire Group, of which Mr Perera is chief executive. Mr Perera said he rejected “in the stro
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Parliament endorses tax hike for e-cigarettes

Korea’s parliament passed a bill on Nov. 9 to raise the tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products, or e-cigarettes, amid a lingering dispute over whether they should be treated differently from conventional cigarettes.
The Investor (kr)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:31
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The Tobacco to 21 Act (S. 2100 in the 115th Congress) (PDF)

. The Tobacco to 21 Act would raise the minimum legal tobacco age of sale to 21 from the current minimum legal age of 18. . Three-quarters of Americans favor raising the tobacco age of sale to 21 years, including seven in ten smokers.1 . The Institut
US Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:28
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[Louisiana] BUNKIE ASKED TO CONSIDER SMOKING BAN ORDINANCE

A group supporting a smoke-free environment has asked Bunkie officials to consider banning smoking in and around most businesses in the municipality. Mayor Mike Robertson said he has not decided if he will present a no-smoking ordinance to the City Counc
Avoyelles (LA) Journal
added Nov 10, 2017 17:24
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[New Zealand] Auckland Council votes against prosecuting smokers who breach smokefree policy

Auckland Council has stopped short of making smoking in public places illegal. Council staff voted against adopting a smokefree bylaw at the regulatory committee meeting on Thursday. If the council had voted in favour of adopting a bylaw, it would be
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:18
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