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Beijing cracks down on China’s tobacco industry

The new rules prohibit companies from advertising tobacco products through media channels including websites and public billboards. Meanwhile, vendors in the capital have been banned from selling cigarettes within 100 metres of Kindergartens, primary and
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:26
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[Asia, Singapore] Facebook chat on ways to tackle smoking among youths

Parliamentary Secretary for Health Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim held a Facebook discussion ahead of World No Tobacco Day, which falls on Sunday
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added May 28, 2015 18:55
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Use of Tobacco Tax Stamps to Prevent and Reduce Illicit Tobacco Trade — United States, 2014

although the majority of states required low-tech cigarette tax stamps as of January 1, 2014, few were using high-tech stamps, applying stamps to other tobacco products, or working with tribes on stamping agreements. Depending on analytical approaches and
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:24
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[Europe, UK] Big Tobacco fights back: how the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

Big Tobacco began to realise that, rather than just a temporary fad, e-cigarettes represented a new threat to their established markets. And that wasn't all – they might be the prototype of a product the industry had long searched for in vain: the safer
Newsweek
added May 27, 2015 17:35
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[New Hampshire] Smoke-Free Housing Directory to be unveiled in Monadnock Region Property owners and managers sought for rental property listings

offered by The Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free Communities, is also being touted as a marketing advantage for property owners and managers who will be able to list and promote rental properties for free. The online directory is scheduled to go live
New Hampshire Business Review
added May 27, 2015 14:12
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[Puerto Rico] CDC’s National Study on Latino Health Points to Tobacco Smoke as a Major Concern for Puerto Ricans

For those concerned about exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in their home or place of business, Zimmetry Environmental provides air testing and consulting services to identify exposure risks. These services are available across Puerto Rico and the
WebWire
added May 27, 2015 02:16
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Blizzard explains decision to stub out Tychus' cigar

By removing the cigar, Blizzard can put the development time into creating more content "instead of bloating the management of one character", he added. "This is a decision based on productivity. The appeal of Tychus should not hinge on a cigar anyways,
Eurogamer.net
added May 26, 2015 08:56
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Blizzard Removed Tychus' Cigar To Meet Ratings Requirements

We discovered last week that Tychus’ trademark cigar was missing from the open beta version of Heroes of the Storm, and some people were rather upset about it—bro is always chewing on that thing...Blizz wanted to hit the equivalent of a teen rating aroun
Kotaku (kr)
added May 26, 2015 08:36
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[Spain] Smoking Baby Photo Could Lead To Police Investigation: Is It Child Abuse?

photo-centric social network users have taken steps to see that the suspected mom is punished. Reports indicate that 18-year-old Instagram user lapelirrojah_delbarriooh — real name not provided — posted the picture of her baby smoking a cigarette to get
Inquisitr
added May 24, 2015 21:45
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Portrayal of tobacco in Mongolian language YouTube videos: policy gaps

Given the popularity of Mongolian YouTube videos that promote smoking, policy changes are urgently required to control this medium, and more effectively protect youth and young adults from insidious tobacco marketing.
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2015 14:32
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