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Turkey sees 'village uprising' as rural areas hit hard by liberal economic policies

Meanwhile, in the tobacco sector, heavy prison sentences and fines introduced against tobacco growers were the source of more fury. Tobacco growers protested new regulations introduced by parliament restricting how, where and when Turks can produce tobac
added Oct 24, 2017 04:59

[Colorado] Denver City Council gives initial OK to 16th Street smoking ban

Members of the Denver City Council gave preliminary approval to the ban, called the “Breathe Easy” campaign, during Monday night’s meeting. The ordinance would implement a ban on smoking cigarettes, cigars and electronic smoking devices within 50 feet o
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Oct 24, 2017 04:59

[North Carolina] Cherryville passes tough tobacco control ordinance

Cherryville town commissioners this month approved a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of all tobacco products in all municipal buildings, vehicles, grounds and parks. Their action will also ban smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in “publ
Shelby (NC) Star
added Oct 23, 2017 20:15
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[UK] Smokers’ group calls on chancellor to reject a second increase in tobacco duty

The smokers’ lobby group Forest has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to help consumers who are “just about managing” and reject a second increase in tobacco duty this year. Forest said tobacco duty costs the poorest households 2.3% of their disposable in
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 19:57

[Burma/Myanmar, UK] ARCHIVE: Minister worked as spin doctor for tobacco giant that paid workers £15 a month

Priti Patel worked for PR firm Shandwick on improving BAT’s image over Burma factory, and also lobbied MEPs against EU tobacco regulations... The employment minister, Priti Patel, was part of a team of spin doctors paid hundreds of thousands of pounds to
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:55

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco: NGO Lauds FG’s Bid To Increase Tax

The Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), an NGO, has lauded the Federal Government’s plan to increase tobacco tax. Mr Seye Omiyefa, the Executive Director of the NGO, made the commendation on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, the increas
PM News (ng)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:47
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Kentucky launches Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow

Determined to move Kentucky from its dismal rankings as the nation’s worst state for cancer and the second-highest for smoking, more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered Oct. 18 in the Capitol to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Oct 23, 2017 18:47

[UK] Ex-Cameron aide in tobacco firm lobbying row

she promoted a new product from the Marlboro manufacturer, Philip Morris, at this year’s Tory party conference. Labour has questioned whether Kate Marley, who quit as Cameron’s special adviser last year, breached parliamentary rules barring ministers and
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:12

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Curbing growth in cigarette sales

But even the pricing mechanism has its limitations, because the government has to consider several factors in determining the tax level. Too steep a rise in the tax could adversely hurt the industry, which directly and indirectly employs an estimated 3.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:05

[Russia] More taxes, less smokers

The project's goal is to reduce tobacco consumption distribution to 25% by 2022 and create conditions for further sustainable reduction of consumption. As main target focuses, the document calls the reduction of tobacco consumption distribution in Russia
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:01
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