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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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[Africa, Nigeria] Court Grants ERA/FOEN Permission To Sue FG Over Tobacco Taxes, Incentives

In a letter titled ‘Request for Information Under the Freedom of Information Act’ with specific reference to the tax benefit (s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
Leadership (ng)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:47
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Leashes Come Off Wall Street, Gun Sellers, Miners and More

Such delays are not uncommon with new presidents...And certain measures are still going into effect as the Trump administration gets underway, including one that prohibits smoking in public housing nationwide as of Feb. 3.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2017 20:32
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The impact of a federal cigarette minimum pack price policy on cigarette use in the USA

A federal minimum price policy has the potential to greatly benefit tobacco control and public health by uniformly increasing the price of cigarettes and by eliminating many price-reducing strategies currently available to both sellers and consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2017 01:54
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Resources: Smoke-Free Laws

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Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Mar 4, 2017 16:06
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Dorothy Rice, Pioneering Economist Who Made Case for Medicare, Dies at 94

estimated in 1998 that smoking-related illnesses cost Medicaid $12.9 billion a year...“I feel strongly that any global settlement with the tobacco industry should go beyond $368 billion.” It was eventually pared to about $250 million over 25 years.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 15:12
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BENTLEY: A modest reform could mean life or death for the vaping industry

For the millions of Americans who find it difficult to quit smoking or are unwilling to forgo nicotine, the answer should not be "quit or die." Instead, policymakers would improve both public health and job creation by embracing a message of harm reducti
The Hill
added Mar 6, 2017 15:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco exporters to get refunds

The government will refund tobacco cess to exporters for promoting exports of the commodity and in this regard rules have been finalised, Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Thursday. He was speaking at the sidelines of a signing ceremony f
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] PTB asked to take steps for welfare of tobacco farmers

Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) must adopt a proactive approach and take all necessary steps for the welfare of tobacco farmers, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Thursday. He said that Tobacco Cess Refund Rules were framed to support tobacco e
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Dastgir urges PTB to take steps for tobacco growers’ welfare

Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, Thursday, urged Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) to adopt proactive approach and take all necessary steps for the welfare of tobacco farmers. It is the policy of the present government to help such farmers all over the
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:09
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