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[UK] The X Factor: Simon Cowell banned from sparking up on set

Simon Cowell has been presented with a special leather e-cigarette after being banned from smoking in The X Factor during ad breaks...His sidekicks Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, 31, and Mel B’s substitute fags have been decorated to match their personalities
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:28
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National school boards group ends tobacco partnership | EdSource

The National School Boards Association ended its health curriculum partnership with R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. last week, highlighting the longstanding efforts of tobacco companies to influence what students are taught about cigarette smoking.
EdSource
added Oct 20, 2014 11:56
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[Philippines] 'Per-stick cigarette buyers need to see warnings too'

Tobacco companies on Tuesday largely snubbed an Indonesian law requiring them to put graphic photo warnings on all cigarette packs being sold, marking another setback in a country that's home to the world's highest rate of men smokers and a wild, wild w
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 19, 2014 20:03
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[Russia] WHO tobacco treaty makes significant progress despite mounting pressure from tobacco industry

Despite increased efforts by tobacco industry to undermine the WHO FCTC, important decisions were passed. “Parties have taken courageous steps forward in a number of areas and I am pleased by the guidance to the Secretariat to scale up our collaboration
HealthCanal.com
added Oct 19, 2014 19:53
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[Russia] U.N.'s World Health Organization urges global tobacco tax hike

The international tobacco tax provision would commit the countries who signed the U.N. antitobacco agreement — nearly every major nation except for the United States, Switzerland and Indonesia — to enact an excise tax equal to at least 70 percent of the
Washington Times
added Oct 19, 2014 19:51
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[Russia] Strong tobacco taxation policy adopted despite industry interference

“In a brazen move, the tobacco industry brought its agenda and its voice here to the heart of tobacco control. [On Sunday 12th October,] at the International Tax and Investment Centre, whose board of directors include several tobacco companies, had conven
South Asia Mail (ca)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:46
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[Russia] Anti-tobacco conference struggles to stub out lobbyists

While delegates at the World Health Organization (WHO) gathering were discussing ways to stop people lighting up, those representing the interests of the tobacco industry were doing their best to influence the outcome
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:40
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[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29
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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

The bill at the National Assembly is coming at the most appropriate time and the lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Bill, Not Out to Ban Manufacturers, Says Senate

The Senate has explained that the National Tobacco Control Bill was not meant to ban or chase away tobacco manufacturers but to regulate manufacturing, consumption and promotion. Chairman of Senate committee on Health, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, who made t
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:14
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