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[Africa] Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST)

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government. The National Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jona
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[California, North Carolina] Higher cigarette prices help tobacco manufacturers keep profits up

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA and ITG Brands LLC all raised their list prices in November and in March by 8 cents a pack each time.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:39
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[Asia-pacific] BAT's entry an opening salvo in smokeless-tobacco war in Japan

British company takes on JT, Philip Morris with rollout of new device / BAT's Glo heated tobacco device will be sold in at least 13,000 stores in Tokyo and Osaka beginning July 3. Palazzetti described Japan as the first battleground for heated tobacco pr
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 14, 2017 20:23
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[Netherlands] Fewer Dutch graduates smoke but the tobacco industry is thriving Health

new figures on Wednesday which show that the government’s efforts to discourage smoking have had more of an impact on people with university and college degrees than on the low-skilled. The number of graduates who smoke has gone down from 34% in 1989 to 1
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 6, 2017 19:19
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[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40
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[Africa] Why implementation of Nigeria’s Tobacco Control Act is slow – Health Minister

Mr. Adewole told PREMIUM TIMES he was not satisfied with the progress made thus far in implementing the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act.... “But the Regulations, which cover about 70 per cent of implementation needs of the Act, need National Assembly approval
Premium Times (ng)
added May 31, 2017 18:19
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World No Tobacco Day Highlights Health and Economic Benefits of Reducing Tobacco Use

Globally, tobacco companies remain the greatest obstacle to ending the tobacco epidemic once and for all. From threatening governments to suing countries, the tobacco industry leaves no stone unturned in efforts to delay, stop and weaken the proven polici
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 31, 2017 17:31
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[Canada] GAGNON: Why the double standard for tobacco and marijuana?

Public explanation is needed as both marijuana and tobacco are addictive substances with known, and in some cases, similar, health risks...the health minister and Health Canada should acknowledge the importance of alternative products such as tobacco heat
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:50
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[UK] Sparking controversy: Children toying with cigarettes and glamorous women smoking revealed in rare artwork from England's last tobacco factory walls

Rare paintings from England's last tobacco factory which show children playing with cigarettes are set to go up for auction. The artwork, which has never been on public display, show glamorous women smoking, children handing out cigarettes and even a to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Asia, India] Minors can easily buy cigarettes in Mumbai, survey finds

, a survey has pointed towards the rampant sale of loose cigarettes in the city in blatant violation of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). It also found that minors can easily buy cigarettes from shops, most of which did not display war
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 15:02
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