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[UK] VAPE AWAYMajor smoking crackdown launched as Government urges millions to switch to e-cigarettes

As part of the new Tobacco Control Plan, health bosses will promote e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to traditional fags. Ministers also want to cut regular smoking among 15-year-olds from eight per cent to three per cent. Campaigners Ash predict th
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:18
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In U.S., Majority of Smokers Feel Discriminated Against

56% of smokers believe they are discriminated against 17% who are overweight say they are victims of discrimination Discrimination against overweight essentially unchanged since 2003
Gallup Organization
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[UK] Teen and pregnant smokers face Government crackdown under drastic new plans to slash rates as experts predict the 'end is in sight' for cigarettes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[India] Tobacco Tax U-Turn Burns $7 Billion Hole in ITC's Market Cap

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by value, plunged the most in 25 years after India surprised investors by raising levies on tobacco products. The stock slumped 12 percent to 285.1 rupees at 3:12 p.m. in Mumbai, erasing $7.5 billion from
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Asia, India] ITC felled by govt’s capricious turn on GST

The press statement sends a different message. It says that a “lower tax incidence” may be welcome for other goods but is unacceptable in goods such as cigarettes. This is very strange. If companies did not pass lower taxes the anti-profiteering rules s
livemint.com (in)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[UK] Towards a smoke-free generation: tobacco control plan for England

Outlining plans to reduce smoking in England, with the aim of creating a smoke-free generation.
GOV.UK
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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Cigarette Makers Drag Indian Equities Lower on Surprise Tax Hike

Declines in India’s cigarette makers, led by ITC Ltd., sent the nation’s benchmark stock index to its steepest decline in seven months. The S&P BSE Sensex Index closed 1.1 percent lower, dropping from Monday’s record level. The benchmark has climbed to m
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 14:10
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LGBT Smoking Rates Twice That of Straights — UIC Prof Has Ways To Help

Gays and lesbians smoke at twice the rate of straight people, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher notes in a paper that offers five ideas to reduce the trend. The paper, produced by a team led by UIC clinical psychologist Phoenix Matthews, sai
DNAinfo
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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[UK] England 'on track' to stamp out smoking

The government has set out an ambitious plan to make England, in effect, smoke-free in the next few decades... Public Health England's chief executive Duncan Selbie said the country was at a "pivotal point" where the end was in sight and a smoke-free gen
BBC Online
added Jul 18, 2017 13:17
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[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12
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