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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Strong political will required to enforce ban on smoking in public places: Fomca

Strong political will is required from politicians to not be swayed by influences from tobacco companies, if we are serious about stopping people from smoking and vaping in public place, said Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) vice pre
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 13, 2017 02:03
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[South Carolina] SC scores poorly on cancer report card

The document, How Do You Measure Up?...tobacco use is responsible for more than 30 percent of cancer deaths in the state. So raising the state’s cigarette tax, a proven method to keep young people from smoking, by $1.50 or more would save lives and reduc
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 13, 2017 01:39
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[Asia, Pakistan] Hopes rise for enforcement of tobacco control laws ahead of Ombudsman’s decision

Appreciating the Federal Ombudsman’s investigation to ascertain out if any maladministration has been done in implementing tobacco control measures by federal government departments, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection expects that the Ombudsman’s decision
The News (pk)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:22
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Why Some States Are Raising the Age to Buy Tobacco

Advocates argue that raising the age to buy tobacco will help reduce smoking. One study published in the journal Tobacco Control found that after the Boston suburb of Needham raised its sales age to 21, teen smoking was cut in half. A 2015 Institute of M
TIME Magazine
added Aug 16, 2017 15:37
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[Africa, Nigeria] NYSC, CSOs demand full implementation of anti-tobacco laws

“For the NTCA, the signing of the NTC Act on May 25, 2015 provides the legal framework for the protection of present and future generations of Nigerians from the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco use and expos
Daily Trust (ng)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:09
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[Russia] Medvedev’s healthy lifestyle 2.0: It’s time to say goodbye to vaping and hookah lounges?

The Ministry of Health of Russia is going to ban vapes, hookahs, to dissuade women from abortion, to force everyone to give up smoking and start doing sports – these are the tasks listed in the priority project to develop a healthy lifestyle approved by
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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[Massachusetts] Medical pot use restricted at federally funded housing, residents stuck

Medical marijuana users living in apartments controlled by the Malden Housing Authority were given a new addendum for their leases ...indicates cannabis is not welcome at the complex, and neither is smoking. The penalty is eviction. “I said ‘you know, I'
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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E-cigarettes: A legislative update

Health organizations are concerned that laws enacted to protect the public, especially children, from the dangers of tobacco and nicotine delivery systems might be unraveling.
Contemporary Pediatrics
added Aug 10, 2017 03:48
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2017 Tobacco Excise-Tax Scorecard

Twenty-two states considered the issue so far this year. Here's where they've passed
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 10, 2017 02:10
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Russian Heath Ministry to ban vaping and hookah smoking

"The general idea of the bill, which is being developed in the ministry, is that the use of vaping should be regulated the same way as the use of conventional cigarettes. Today, a great deal of adolescents use both hookahs and vaping devices, and all this
Pravda Online
added Aug 9, 2017 23:59
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