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[Georgia (Country), Wisconsin] World Services of La Crosse to bow out, hoping network thrives

diminishing grant funding and a federal budget that proposes substantial funding cuts for the U.S. State Department....“I still have a smoking cessation program in Georgia,” a country bordered by Russia...“Smoking among seventh-graders has declined from 7
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 4, 2017 11:24
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[Georgia (Country)] MONTANARI/THOMPSON: Georgia Should Protect IP Rights Not Weaken Them with Plain Packaging

the measure doesn’t work and significantly weakens the backbone legal structure of modern economies: intellectual property rights, which are responsible for creating IP-intensive industries that employ millions, pay higher wages, and contribute significan
Forbes
added Jul 31, 2017 23:30
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[Georgia (Country)] REIMSCHISEL: When it comes to tobacco and cigarettes, people are smarter than you think

A recent measure passed by parliament in the country of Georgia provides a picture of what could be coming in the United States....The recent actions of the FDA indicate that the agency is also trending towards paternalism. Instead of making choices for
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 7, 2017 16:42
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[Georgia (Country)] Parliament Adopts Amendments to Tobacco Control Law

Starting January 1, 2018 tobacco products must be packed in simple boxes with photos of diseases caused by smoking. Pictograms must be also attached to cigarette boxes. Starting May 1, 2018 smoking of e-cigarettes and chilim will be banned at all closed
Caucasus Business Week (ge)
added May 19, 2017 04:41
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[Georgia (Country)] UN supports comprehensive tobacco-control legislation in Georgia

Representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called a press conference today to support the adoption of the Tobacco-Control Law in Georgia. UN representatives stressed that the draft legislation
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 5, 2017 18:14
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[Georgia (Country)] MZHAVANADZE: How to Prevent the Tobacco Law from Going Up in Smoke?

the recently proposed changes can be considered the most radical step towards a tobacco-free society in Georgia. The new draft law comprehensively covers production, packaging, marketing, advertising, selling and consumption of tobacco, and other activi
Georgia Today (ge)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:09
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[Georgia (Country), Russia] Inside the Uranium Underworld: Dark Secrets, Dirty Bombs

The potential source that most concerns investigators in Georgia is the region of Abkhazia, a Russian protectorate that broke away from Georgian control ... these regions often function as way stations for smugglers, allowing everything from guns and ciga
TIME Magazine
added Apr 9, 2017 18:26
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[Georgia (Country)] 11 thousand Georgians die from tobacco every year

Georgia, in this term, takes the second place in Europe. Eleven thousand people die of tobacco consumption every year... The alarming statistics were introduced to Georgian lawmakers by representatives of World Health Organization (WHO) at the meeting in
The Messenger (ge)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:23
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[Georgia (Country)] New law to discourage smoking could threaten Georgia’s public budget

The Georgian Parliament is considering tough new laws against smoking. However, with excise duty on cigarettes going up, smoking is becoming even more profitable for the government’s budget. People have marked Georgia Without Tobacco day on 29 March eve
OC Media
added Apr 3, 2017 18:00
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[Georgia (Country)] Ethics Questions Dogged Agriculture Nominee as Georgia Governor

But Mr. Perdue ended up collecting at least $25,000 worth of benefits or gifts during his years as governor, state records show. The gifts ranged from tickets to a Nascar race and football games to flights paid for by Altria, the tobacco company
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47
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