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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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[UK] Revealed: 90% of vaping shops served a child in a sting operation

Out of ten shops visited by the volunteer for Sandwell Trading Standards, nine sold them products containing nicotine, such as e-cigarettes and e-liquids. Council Trading Standards officers are advising retailers to be vigilant and responsible when sell
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 05:22
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[Ireland] Decision to divest in tobacco industries is positive development – Swanick

Fianna Fáil Senator Dr Keith Swanick has welcomed a Government announcement to end the practice of public investments in tobacco companies. In October, the Belmullet-based Senator received confirmation that the taxpayer, through the National Treasury Ma
The Mayo News (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Belgium] SATEL: Shameless Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Tries to Censor Researchers

“We hope that your participation in the GTNF 2016 programme was just a misunderstanding which will soon be rectified…” said a warning letter sent to participating researchers by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a major anti-smoking advocacy group in the U
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:24
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[Belgium, India] December 201: OPEN AND CLOSED: GTNF vs. COP7 (PDF)

On the cover: The 2016 Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum audience included representatives of the mainstream press, providing a stark contrast with the FCTC's seventh Conference of the Parties, which again banned the public from observing its procedure
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 1, 2017 18:32
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[Canada] NDP give update on tobacco industry lawsuit

Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley says the NDP government is pleased... The process around the Tory government’s decision to hire the International Tobacco Recovery Lawyers consortium as counsel on the case remains mired in controversy and under review, b
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 1, 2017 14:05
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Govt fails to disburse tobacco levy funds

Afforestation plans in Zimbabwe are in jeopardy after Treasury failed for two consecutive seasons to disburse US$13,2 million collected in tobacco levies meant for the cause, businessdigest has learnt.
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:42
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:30
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[Oklahoma] Billion-Dollar Tobacco Settlement Endowment Off-Limits for Teacher Raises

Miller said. "That's irresponsible. Those are not recurring revenue streams that will pay for a recurring expenditure." TSET manages roughly $1 billion. It and its annual earnings are spoken for.
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:34
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