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[Philippines] Health group lauds Manila smoking ban, urges Duterte anew to sign smoke-free EO

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health think tank and advocacy group, praised the Manila local government for passing and implementing City Ordinance 7748, which bans smoking in public spaces in Manila. “We applaud the implementation of the smoking
Asian Journal (The Filipino-American (FilAm) Community Newspaper)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco activists urge Senate not to pass tobacco industry tainted legislation

Nadeem Iqbal, CEO of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection, said: “The main thrust of the amendment in the existing tobacco law was to ban tobacco advertisement inside shops that is enticing children to take up smoking.” But it’s intriguing to note, lament
The News (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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MedPage Today Physicians, Others Urge Lawmakers to Reject Cigar Bill

A letter backed by 42 of the nation's leading medical organizations was sent to all members of Congress this week, urging them to reject legislation that would exempt so-called "premium cigars," including some flavored cigars, from regulation by the FDA
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2017 15:21
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[New York] Students advocate for diminished tobacco use

A number of student advocates from southeast Queens traveled to Albany last week to encourage legislators to do more to discourage smoking among New York City residents, particularly teenagers. Hakim Evans, a student at the Preparatory Academy for Write
Queens (NY) Times-Ledger Newspapers
added Feb 19, 2017 01:10
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[Africa] Kenya’s Court of Appeal Rejects British American Tobacco Suit, Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations

Today’s decision sends an unequivocal message that African governments can and should move ahead with efforts to reduce tobacco use even in the face of legal challenges from tobacco companies. Around the world, the largest multinational tobacco companies
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:49
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[Asia, India] Health group urges for higher taxes on bidi products under GST

Several public health groups, including the Voluntary Health Association of India, on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that all tobacco products especially bidis are taxed at uniformly high rates under the new GST framework. The
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:30
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ARCHIVE: Quora Turns 80M Visitors Into Q&A Bounty Hunters With Knowledge Prizes

new cash rewards, called Knowledge Prizes...will have to work to make sure sponsors don’t maliciously hijack the contests. You can imagine Camel Cigarettes anonymous sponsoring the question ‘Can I smoke and still be healthy?’ and rewarding... ‘Yes’.
TechCrunch
added Feb 17, 2017 03:37
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HUBER: Masters of “Alternative Facts”: Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry has been playing with “alternative facts” for decades, and the results have been deadly.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 16, 2017 23:06
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[Wisconsin] Hartland to address FDA on e-cigarettes rules

village board on Tuesday night, Feb. 13, agreed to help a local business fight new e-cigarette rules by the [FDA], which the business said could cause it to shut down... Village Trustee Rick Stevens said he's used an e-cigarette for about two years, and t
Lake Country Now
added Feb 15, 2017 01:26
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging boon to tobacco black market, says research group

Reason Foundation's vice president for research Julian Morris said Malaysia would likely impose extra taxes on tobacco products should plain packaging be enforced, citing Australia’s experience. "I don't think plain packaging is going to drive a substan
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:39
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