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[Asia, India] Government proposes fine for smoking in public places,ban on sale of loose cigarettes

Brushing aside opposition, the government today moved to amend the anti- smoking law and proposed radical changes, including ban on sale of loose cigarettes and raising the minimum age of a person buying tobacco products to 21 years from existing 18.
Sahara News Network (in)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:16
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SWANSON: E-Cigarettes: One Dead In New York and 'Vape' Is the Word of the Year

there is a bill sitting in congress, the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014. The bill would require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to enforce child safety packaging for liquid nicotine containers. This sounds like a great first step b
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:47
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[Africa] Kenya Launches Anti-Tobacco Mass Media Campaign

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Lung Foundation and Tobacco Control Civil Society Organizations in Kenya, today (Dec 02, 2014) marked a significant milestone in the fight against Tobacco with the launch of a Mass Media campaign.
Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance (KETCA) (ke)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:47
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[New York] POLMAN: Why Rand Paul's complaint about cigarette taxes is especially stupid

High cigarette taxes depress "volume," but provide a bounty of health and economic benefits for Americans in general. Sounds to me like a prudent policy tradeoff. But, then again, I don't think the way Rand Paul does.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:28
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[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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The Netherlands: Dutch government sued over WHO FCTC violations

The Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation is taking the Kingdom of the Netherlands to court to end the structural and excessive influence exerted by the tobacco lobby on government anti-smoking policies.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:11
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[Asia, India] Cigarette stocks fall amid reports of tough tobacco policy

Shares of cigarette companies - ITC, Godfrey Phillips India and VST Industries - fell by as much as 6 per cent amid media reports that the government may tighten norms to put check on smoking. Stocks of Godfrey Phillips slumped 6.09 per cent to Rs 2,990
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 10, 2014 14:36
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[Turkey] Bloomberg Funds Corrupt Turkish Autocrat In Global War On Smoking

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t let anything get in the way of his global war on smoking — not even egregious human rights violations.... Turkey also leads the world in imprisoned journalists — having put more reporters behind bars than
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2014 17:35
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[New York] R.J. Reynolds suit challenges tribes over cigarette fees

Reynolds and another firm challenge the Agriculture Department’s failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufacturers in particular. Money is at stake, and more. “Certainly, it’s a matter of significant importance,” R.J. Rey
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2014 15:04
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HEINZERLING: Tobacco Teachings, Up in Smoke?

Imagine a government warning on tobacco products that gave nearly equal prominence to both the pleasures and pains of using tobacco products.... Maybe someone should ask him if the FDA/White House analysis of the balance between lost pleasure and lost he
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Blog
added Aug 4, 2014 12:25
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