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[Asia-pacific] The Factor Hindering Moves of Indonesian Gov‘t to Restrict Tobacco Use

This massive scale gives the industry significant influence in the country's political and economic affairs, a factor that could be hindering government moves to restrict tobacco use. Indonesia still allows tobacco companies to advertise on TV and sponso
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added May 9, 2017 14:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Secondhand smoke kills 0.6m people annually, says WHO

A research transpires that adult tobacco users in Pakistan have surpassed 20 million in Pakistan while over 500,000 children have also become addicts to smoking. According to official statistics, about 100,000 persons die every year owing to the tobacco
The Nation (pk)
added May 9, 2017 13:45
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[Australia] DAUBE/HARPER: Exposing the hydra of Big Tobacco

The Australian Government and others internationally have now been dragged through no fewer than seven courts or international tribunals to defend tobacco plain packaging legislation. The tobacco industry has lost on all occasions to date, with the rulin
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added May 8, 2017 16:31
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Southeast Asia a smoker's paradise no more

Governments are clamping down on tobacco use as concerns over medical costs rise / Moves to restrict tobacco use have smokers and tobacco companies up in arms across.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added May 8, 2017 14:08
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[New York] How to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

most important actions is an inaction: not smoking...every day on the streets of New York I still see young women and teenage girls smoking...a third higher risk of developing invasive breast cancer, and girls who started smoking before age 15 were nearly
New York Times
added May 8, 2017 13:45
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Global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking imposes a heavy economic burden throughout the world, particularly in Europe and North America, where the tobacco epidemic is most advanced. These findings highlight the urgent need for countries to implement stronger tobacco control measures to a
Tobacco Control
added May 7, 2017 20:16
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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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Tobacco industry suffers defeat as WTO upholds Australia's plain packaging laws

“As there is a high likelihood of an appeal by some or all of the parties, it’s important to note that this panel report is not the final word on whether plain packaging is consistent with international law,” she said.
The Guardian (uk)
added May 5, 2017 12:49
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Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case - Bloomberg

A spokeswoman for British American Tobacco declined to comment on the ruling until it was publicly released, but suggested the complainants would keep fighting. "As there is a high likelihood of an appeal by some or all of the parties, it's important to
Reuters
added May 5, 2017 12:37
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FLOC speaks out against speaks out against abuses in BAT supply chain

Leaders from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) challenged (BAT) during their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London about their failure to be transparent and take concrete action despite numerous reports detailing human rights abuses on BAT cont
Medium
added May 5, 2017 04:33
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