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Indonesian Farmers Urge Government To Reject Anti-tobacco Treaty

"Tobacco farmers are rejecting the FCTC as it will force them to replace tobacco with other crops," Indonesia's news agency ANTARA quoted APTI chairman Sunaryo saying on Tuesday. The WHO FCTC was adopted on May 21, 2003 and became the first WHO treaty a
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:02
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[West Virginia] Online group says no to smoking ban

Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign that they hope will influence the county health board's final decision. A group calling itself No2theBan.com has established a presence on the Internet that i
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Apr 22, 2014 14:21
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[Canada] Vaping: The battle for acceptance is rising

The vapour electronic cigarettes produce is all but odourless and, many argue, far, far safer than tobacco smoke for users and anyone within second-hand range. While odourless, however, so called e-cigarettes are producing the stench of controversy as th
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:27
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[Canada] ‘Vaping’ loyalists battle for e-cigarette acceptance

But ah, that word — smoking! It's verboten among the tens of thousands of people in this country who have taken up the tobacco alternative in recent years. "We're vapers," Kate Ackerman says emphatically. "Cigarettes produce smoke. So that's smoking. E
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:20
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[Bulgaria] Tobacco Growers to Stage Mass Protest This Week

They are demanding that newly imposed quotas on government subsidies depending on tobacco sorts be scrapped, as they believe the latest rules favour a certain group of growers, as CROSS news agency reports.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:11
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[Canada] Manitoba's Ban of Flavoured Tobacco Comes Under Fire

Manitoba’s ban of flavoured tobacco products is coming under fire by a Montreal-based cigar importer. The province on Wednesday introduced Bill 52 – legislation that would prohibit the sale of flavoured cigars and cigarettes in an effort to protect child
ChrisD.ca (Winnepeg News & Media) (ca)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:24
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[UK] Pupils from North Cambridge Academy to protest outside tobacco firm in call for plain cigarette packaging

Students at North Cambridge Academy want to see the introduction of plain packaging to shut off the last legal form of advertising for cigarette companies. Eight of the students are meeting Cambridge MP Julian Huppert six days before the protest on Apri
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:19
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[UK] CLARK: Imperial’s smoke and mirrors

a shrewd sense of political timing. Imperial has opted to axe England’s last cigarette factory, blaming “increasing regulation”, ten days after Jane Ellison, the public health minister, ordered tobacco companies to scrap branded boxes in favour of plain p
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:25
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SMMC says tobacco ban is a 'shameful idea'

sergeant major of the Marine Corps will fight for Marines' right to buy and use tobacco products on base, despite Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's full support of a review of the product's use and sales aboard military installations. Sgt. Maj. Mike Barret
Marine Corps Times
added Apr 15, 2014 17:33
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: CRONIN: The muscle and money of Big Tobacco

There should be no room for nuance when tobacco is discussed. Six million lives are lost to smoking every year. The companies that cause this suffering deserve to be treated as pariahs. So why is the EU accommodating them?
EUobserver.com
added Apr 15, 2014 17:27
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