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[Kenya] Six million smokers died in 2011 -- report

Dr William Maina, head of the division of non-communicable diseases in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, dismissed the argument that the industries are legitimate businesses that sustain both local and the global economies by creating jobs and
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jun 23, 2012 15:44
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[California] TOBACCO DUMP: Contraband cigarettes, cigars dumped by tax officials

California Board of Equalization agents on Wednesday, Jan. 8 destroyed about $600,000 worth of seized contraband tobacco products whose labels, at least, said they were Cuban cigars, brand-name cigarettes, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 9, 2014 18:00
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Hungary turns to black market for a smoke

July, the Hungarian government shut almost 90 percent of the country's licensed cigarette vendors, squeezing the number to 5,300 from a previous 42,000. ... critics say it is a ploy to favour close allies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government … How
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 25, 2013 00:28
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco firm to challenge plain cigarette pack plan

THE tobacco giant JTI is preparing to challenge the Scottish Government's plain cigarette packets plans in an advertising campaign next week. It will reveal correspondence, obtained through Freedom of Information, from the Department of Health in which
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 7, 2013 10:22
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80s Promo Video for the Tobacco Institute, A Pro-Smoking Trade Group

The video trumpets the many pro-tobacco activities undertaken by the group, including: lobbying politicians to prevent the passage of smoking laws, fact-checking and disputing anti-smoking statements by the Surgeon General, and researching public attitude
Laughing Squid (blog)
added Mar 10, 2013 11:53
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[Europe] Poland opposes EU menthol and slim cigarettes ban

In spite of the Health Ministry's reference to 90,000 deaths in Poland per year as a result of smoking-related diseases, the opinions of the other ministries proved decisive. The Ministry of Agriculture outlined that Poland is the largest exporter of t
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:30
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[Korea - South] 'Gangnam Style' cigarettes to debut in Canada

a newly established cigarette company is piggy-backing on the song's popularity to sell their products. "One of our new arrivals will have the name of 'Gangnam,' riding on the huge popularity of Psy's 'Gangnam Style,'" said Kang Cheol-jung, the 54-year
GlobalPost
added Jan 30, 2013 16:06
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[Canada] Targa Newfoundland under Tobacco Act investigation

Health Canada probes whether logo on driver Zahir Rana's suit contravenes tobacco law
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 31, 2012 18:00
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[UK] Lords Hansard text for 19 Jun 201219 Jun 2012 (pt 0001) Tobacco: Control / Question

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will meet representatives of non-governmental organisations, the tobacco industry and retailers to discuss tobacco control issues, publishing the minutes of such meetings, in line with both the requirements of
United Kingdom Parliament (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:43
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[Australia] AMA calls on State Governments to work harder on tobacco control

On World No Tobacco Day, AMA President, Dr Steve Hambleton, called on the State and Territory Governments to follow the strong leadership of the Federal Government on tobacco control by doing more to stop people smoking.
Virtual Medical Centre (au)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:09
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