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SIDDIQI: Nine out of ten children in Bangladesh exposed to secondhand smoke

Bangladeshi children are clearly not benefiting from their country’s smoking ban. The authorities clearly need to do more, including properly enforcing the laws on smoking in public places. Public awareness campaigns are also needed to raise awareness ab
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:29
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Austria stubs out looming smoking ban in name of 'freedom'

Plan to ban smoking completely in bars and eateries from 2018 scrapped by far-right Freedom party in coalition talks
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:16
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[UK] E-cigarettes: further flavours of controversy within the controversy

Although some observers have alluded to an emerging public health consensus in the UK regarding the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce tobacco-related harms, controversy emerged when major UK public health organisations seemed to send out conflicting me
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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Trump Takes Credit for Killing Hundreds of Regulations That Were Already Dead

A rule governing glider flights that was withdrawn Dec. 23, almost a month before Trump took office, was also listed, as were smokeless tobacco warnings that had languished since 2011
Bloomberg News
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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[Kentucky] New smoking study supports a stronger ban

Local doctors and others in favor of strengthening Paducah's existing smoking regulations have found support for their cause in a recent study of smoke-free laws and lung cancer rates in Kentucky. The study is timely since Paducah's city commission is se
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Minnesota] West metro news briefs: Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park approve tobacco restrictions

The St. Louis Park and Robbinsdale city councils gave final approval last week to tobacco restrictions, extending the wave of new smoking regulations across the western suburbs. In St. Louis Park, the City Council voted unanimously Monday to ban flavore
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Minnesota] Robbinsdale latest to restrict sales of flavored tobacco products

The Robbinsdale City Council on Tuesday voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to people 18 and older and allow sales of such products to shops only where tobacco accounts for 90 percent of sales.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health advocates flood social media to oppose ‘measly’ P5 hike in tobacco tax in bicam

Health advocates have flooded the twitter and social media accounts of members of the bicameral committee deliberating on tax reform to oppose the increase of tobacco tax rate by a rate they deem measly – P5 pesos per pack, reportedly proposed by Marikina
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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Austria to drop impending smoking ban, bucking Western trend

Austria passed a law banning smoking in bars and restaurants as of May 2018. But that will now be overturned under a deal between the conservative People’s Party (OVP) led by Sebastian Kurz and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) reached during their ongoi
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2017 21:08
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[Kentucky] State lawmaker proposes $1 assessment per pack of cigarettes, other tobacco products to generate Medicaid dollars

Stephen Meredith hopes to convey in next year’s legislative session as he tries to pass a bill that would create a $1 health care reimbursement assessment on every pack of cigarettes sold in Kentucky starting Oct. 1. Meredith pre-filed the bill on Thursda
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:48
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