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[Canada] Plain. Simple. Standard by Freeze the Industry

The Tobacco Industry is spending big money to tell the public plain and standardized packaging won’t work. If it won’t work, why are they putting up a fight? Sounds to us like they are nervous! Join the #generationofchange and tell Big Tobacco, enough
Thunderclap (it)
added May 30, 2017 22:40
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[Asia, Israel] CANCER ASSOCIATION MARKS, HEALTH MINISTRY IGNORES WORLD NO-SMOKING DAY

The Israel Cancer Association (ICA) has given the Health Ministry and the government a grade of only 43.5 out of 100 points for its policies to minimize smoking... The Israel Cancer Association (ICA) has given the Health Ministry and the government a gra
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2017 22:25
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: On No-Tobacco Day, Big Tobacco emerges winner; check out the lesson

Seven weeks ago, the home ministry revoked the Public Health Foundation of India’s (PHFI) FCRA clearance...on No Tobacco Day, on May 31, it is fair to say Big Tobacco is winning the battle—if PHFI has been hit primarily for its anti-tobacco activities, it
Financial Express (in)
added May 30, 2017 21:53
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[Montana] LETTER: FERN: Taxing Tobacco

I too was hammered by e-mails mainly from users of vape products. Many said that they would have to go back to smoking if such a tax was implemented. I think the Big Tobacco/vaping industry orientation might have fallen short on logic to some of their st
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added May 30, 2017 21:20
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[Africa] World No Tobacco Day: What's the situation in Rwanda?

There is a need to raise more awareness about the dangers of tobacco use, especially among the youth, according to Habiyeremye. He explains that the young generation should understand that when processing tobacco products, the tobacco companies add fou
The New Times (rw)
added May 29, 2017 17:20
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Threat of second-hand smoke remains high due to inaction of LGUs

[FCTC] on Sunday said the inaction and passiveness of many local government units (LGUs) in the country is the main reason why the threat of second-hand smoke (SHS) remains high. FCAP executive director Dr. Maricar Limpin said many LGU officials have con
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added May 29, 2017 15:06
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[Africa, Nigeria] ANYEBE: NGOs and the culture of self-aggrandizement

it appears the NGOs in Nigeria have tactically ignored the [FCTC], which was adopted over a decade ago “to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences of tobacco consumption and expos
BusinessDAY (ng)
added May 29, 2017 01:03
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[Asia, India] PATEL: The State-tobacco industry collusion is responsible for the deaths of millions

tens of millions of lives had been lost to tobacco, the vast majority of which could have been saved had governments not colluded with the tobacco industry. The tobacco industry’s tactics have now been copied to perfection by many other industries.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 29, 2017 01:00
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[Indiana] Smoke shop behind Niles pot proposal

Niles officials have refused to disclose the name of the party that wants to buy the former post office for use as a medical marijuana dispensary. But documents show the proposed buyer is with the tobacco industry, raising questions about the industry’s
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added May 28, 2017 15:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Public consultations on ‘electronic cigarettes’

CONSULTATIONS on the impact of electronic cigarettes now underway, May 26 at the Ayala, Centrio Mall. Another consultation is set on June 1 in Carmen village, Cagayan de Oro City. The committee on health, sanitation, and health insurance initiates the pub
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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