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[Sri Lanka] Committed to reduce smoking: Health Ministry

The Health Ministry said today that the government suffered a staggering loss of Rs.4 billion each year due to non-communicable diseases caused due to smoking and said the ministry was committed to reduce the habit of smoking.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Nov 8, 2012 13:53

India's attempts to ban chewing tobacco stymied by black market

India banned the sale of gutka in 2001 but it is up to individual states to enforce the ban. So far, 14 of the 28 Indian States have enforced the ban on its sale with five more considering the doing the same. Last week, the north-east Indian state of M
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 29, 2012 14:07


Philip Morris, Altria, R.J. Reynolds, Brown and Williamson, Lorillard, American Tobacco, and British American Tobacco Company have now been convicted in U.S. District Court of racketeering and conducting a decades-long conspiracy to deceive the American p (OK)
added Oct 2, 2012 17:54

Current Tobacco Use Among Adults in the United States: Findings From the National Adult Tobacco Survey

Tobacco use varies by geography and sociodemographic factors, but remains prevalent among US adults. Evidence-based prevention strategies are needed to decrease tobacco use and the health and economic burden of tobacco-related diseases.
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 24, 2012 12:38

Russia approves shocking pictures for smokers

The Healthcare Ministry of the Russian Federation approved 12 graphic images about the dangers of smoking to be placed on tobacco packaging.
Pravda Online
added Sep 5, 2012 14:15

[USA] How Grotesque Could Our Cigarette Labels Get? (Just Look at Australia's)

Who gets to decide just how disgusting our cigarette packages will be? Maybe the Supreme Court.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 15, 2012 16:27

DC Circ. Tobacco Ruling Lets Marketing Limits Go Forward ($$)

The D.C. Circuit affirmed Friday that a 2009 law allowing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco companies does not wipe out court injunctions limiting the companies' marketing practices, a ruling that opens up the court-imposed restri
added Aug 12, 2012 16:38

CDC Report Shows Tobacco Companies Manipulating Products to Avoid Taxes and Encourage Smoking — Congress and FDA Must Act to Protect Public Health

This report demonstrates the need to equalize taxes on all tobacco products and for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate all tobacco products. Congress and the states should increase tax rates on all tobacco products to the same rate as cigarette
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 3, 2012 19:08

Senator Durbin's Bill to Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes Will Save Lives By Stopping Tax Avoidance

Statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and American Public Health Association
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 10, 2012 21:08

America’s Largest Cigarette Company Comes Out Against FDA Exemption For Handmade Cigars

In a letter sent to the [FDA], Altria—the $25 billion company behind Marlboro cigarettes, the parent of Nat Sherman, and the largest tobacco concern in the United States—asked the FDA to not exempt the small, handmade premium cigar industry from its toba
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 3, 2018 17:33
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