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[Canada] Liberal MLA Dr. David Swann demanding answers on NDP secret relationship with the Big Tobacco Lobby

Dr. Swann is demanding to know if the NDP Government is honouring its commitment... FCTC forbids meetings behind closed doors with tobacco lobbyists. Canada and its regional governments including Alberta are FCTC signatories.
Alberta Liberal Opposition (ca)
added May 9, 2018 14:54
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[UK] HEALTH DIRECTORATE LAUNCHES STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR HEALTH PROMOTION ON ST HELENA

The overall aim of this framework is to reduce overweight/obesity and smoking in the Island community. Worldwide evidence shows that losing weight and stopping smoking are the two most important ways people can reduce their risk of the diseases that are
St. Helena Government (sh)
added May 9, 2018 14:43
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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel wants to squeeze salaried class, protect MPs

The ongoing struggle between those who advocate interests of cigarettes manufacturers and the ones who want to save next generations from smoking related diseases ended on Tuesday when the committee put its weight behind the manufacturers’ lobby.
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 9, 2018 14:33
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[California] GLANTZ: Blog posts on San Francisco Proposition E

Here are links to all my blog posts on San Francisco’s Proposition E, RJ Reynolds Tobacco’s effort to overturn the law ending the sale of all flavored tobacco products in San Francisco that was unanimously passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 9, 2018 14:19
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Smoking laws: Five huge changes proposed for South Africa

The proposed Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill has been opened up for public debate. Dramatic changes to South African smoking laws could soon become a reality, should the bill receive Parliamentary approval. The changes are said t
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 9, 2018 14:17
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[Europe] MARTUSCIELO: eCigarettes: Balanced regulation

The EU should adapt legislation on innovative products, argues Fulvio Martusciello.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added May 9, 2018 14:17
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[Georgia] Smoking ordinance headed to workshop

An Augusta Commission committee voted Tuesday to send a tougher smoking ordinance to a workshop so advocates for and against can be heard further. A tougher smoking ordinance is headed for a workshop in a couple of weeks after an Augusta Commission comm
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 9, 2018 01:19
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[New York] Nassau bill to raise age to buy tobacco to 21 advances

The measure, which Democrats had proposed repeatedly in the past only to run up against Republican opposition, will go to the full 19-member legislature, where it is expected to pass, majority Republicans have said. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran h
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added May 8, 2018 00:23
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] 'Heavy smoker' Kim Jong-un shunned cigarettes during peace talks

Over the course of their meetings, Kim, who is known to be a heavy smoker, did not light up once in Moon’s presence, apparently out of respect for the South Korean president, who is 31 years his senior. The absence of a lit cigarette at any point in the
The Guardian (uk)
added May 7, 2018 19:19
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[India] Govt urged to impose total ban on smokeless tobacco

A recommendation for blanket ban on smokeless tobacco products.has been made to the government in a report submitted by National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The recommendation is in
The Statesman (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:58
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