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[Russia] Putin wants to eradicate smoking in a generation ($$)

“This goal is absolutely ideologically correct,” Nikolai Gerasimenko, a member of the Russian parliament’s health committee, said. However, Mr Gerasimenko also admitted he was uncertain whether such a ban would be enforceable.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:10

UP IN SMOKE Vladimir Putin announces plan to ban smoking in Russia by stopping anybody born after 2015 from EVER buying cigarettes

Under plans to rid Russia of the demon weed once and for all, anyone born after 2015 would be banned from buying cigarettes. In fact it will be deemed as bad as buying illegal drugs. But while Putin‘s measures seem harsh, desperate measures are perhaps
The Sun (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09

Russian Ministry Airs Drastic Proposals To Snuff Out Smoking

The Russian Health Ministry on January 9 proposed a blanket ban on the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014 -- even when they reach the current legal smoking age of 18. The ban would thus take effect in distant 2033, when President Vladimir Puti
Radio Free Europe
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09

[Africa, Nigeria] ERA Calls on FG to Impose 150% Special Levy on Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has urged the federal government to as a matter of necessity immediately impose a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. The group said it was a means of ra
This Day (ng)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:38

Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update (PDF)

hiking cigarette taxes can encourage illegal casual smuggling, raise the profit motive for professional criminals to engage in commercial smuggling, create new law enforcement and court costs and introduce new violence on the public as criminals fight ove
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:58
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[UK] Statistics on Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery: England April 2015 to March 2016 (PDF)

In 2015/16, 10.6 per cent of mothers were recorded as smokers at the time of delivery which is lower than 2014/15 (11.4%). This continues the steady year-on-year decline in the percentage of women smoking at the time of delivery from 15.1 per cent in 2006
added Jan 10, 2017 16:54

Death rate from cancer now 25% lower than it was 25 years ago, report says

That death toll, however grim, represents a death rate from cancer that is 25% lower than it was a quarter-century ago — a drop driven by steady reductions in smoking rates and advances in early detection and treatment. Between 1991 and 2014, that boost
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 9, 2017 22:35

Tobacco Company Cash Crushes Tax Increases

Voters in three of four states rejected tobacco tax hikes that were on the November ballot, swayed by a general anti-tax mood but also by the tens of millions of dollars tobacco companies spent to influence the outcome. Between 1980 and 2015, voters app
Pew Center on the States &
added Jan 9, 2017 22:32

Tackling Tobacco: New Year's Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

More municipalities join the Tobacco 21 movement....NEW JERSEY Trenton — The Trenton City Council is considering legislation that would set the legal age to buy tobacco products at 21 years old. The council gave its initial approval on Dec. 15. Under th
Convenience Store News
added Jan 9, 2017 22:28

Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding “Intended Uses” (Final Rule)

The final rule will reduce ambiguity in the market for products made or derived from tobacco and clarify FDA's interpretation and application of its existing intended use regulations. The rule clarifies the types of claims and other evidence that would r
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 9, 2017 20:44
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