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[Asia, China] More can be done to cut teenage smoking

A member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the country's top political advisory body, submitted a proposal at this year's ongoing session suggesting that a pack of cigarettes should cost at least 10 yuan
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:33
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[Philippines] Cebu City officials welcome nationwide smoking ban

CEBU City officials welcomed the news that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign an executive order (EO) for a nationwide smoking ban “soon.” Acting Mayor Edgardo Labella said this kind of policy is long overdue that previous presidents failed to address.
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:43
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And The Nominee For Solicitor General Is….

Noel Francisco, the former Jones Day partner who is currently serving as acting Solicitor General, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as SG, the federal government’s top lawyer before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Above the Law (blog)
added Mar 9, 2017 17:32
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[UK] Adult smoking habits in Great Britain: 2015

Cigarette smoking among adults including the proportion of people who smoke including demographic breakdowns, changes over time, and e-cigarettes.
GOV.UK
added Mar 8, 2017 15:09
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[Russia] Press Review: Izvestia: Healthcare Ministry supports 70% tax on tobacco producers’ profits

The Russian Ministry of Healthcare supports the introduction of a "tax on health", which may run as high as 70% on tobacco companies’ profits, Izvestia wrote citing a letter by Deputy Healthcare Minister, Dmitry Kostennikov.
TASS (ru)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:25
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Antitrust Legacy of High Court Nominee Gorsuch in Private Practice

he represented snuff tobacco manufacturer Conwood Co. in suing U.S. Tobacco Co. (UST) for monopolization of the snuff tobacco market. The case ended in what is widely considered to be one of the largest antitrust verdicts ever awarded to a private litigan
The Legal Intelligencer
added Mar 9, 2017 01:10
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government must discuss draft law on tobacco: Ministry

"The draft law is now still in the deliberation process among ministries and government institutions. The bill has pros and cons, but the government should continue to conduct deliberations on it," Willem Petru Riwu, the director for beverage industry, t
Antara News (id)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:15
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[Australia] Experts slam TGA e-cigarette ban as 'unethical' and 'unscientific'

It's legal to buy and sell e-cigarette devices, but you need to import the liquid nicotine to put inside them. The situation has prompted a group of leading health experts to slam the Therapeutic Goods Administration, which they say has exaggerated e-ci
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:20
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EDITORIAL: Vapor trail: The FAA wisely bans e-cigarettes on airlines

Those who like to vape will accuse the FAA of taking a hard line. But when it comes to air travel, safety is paramount.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 7, 2017 14:20
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[Canada, UK] Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Canadian scientists said raising it to 21 would see a quarter less smokers and urged lawmakers to change the rules to stop needless deaths and illnesses. The call was made as new guidelines were introduced to help children as young as five quit by encoura
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:07
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