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Revision of smoking ban in Bulgaria is not a populist measure: MP

“There is a need to allow smoking at night entrainment establishments after 11 p.m.,” said Martin Zahariev, MP with Coalition for Bulgaria, speaking at the meeting between the parliamentary group and representatives of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant A
Focus English News (bg)
added May 30, 2013 12:57
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[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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Study Confirms Tea Party Was Created by Big Tobacco and Billionaires

The study, funded by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institute of Health, traces the roots of the Tea Party's anti-tax movement back to the early 1980s when tobacco companies began to invest in third party groups to fight excise taxes on ci
DeSmogBlog
added Feb 11, 2013 11:19
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'Nanny Bloomberg' Ad In New York Times Targets N.Y. Mayor's Anti-Soda Crusade (PHOTO)

"It says an awful lot about the state of the soda industry that a tobacco company front group is attacking Mike Bloomberg on their behalf. This is the same organization that was founded to oppose bans of smoking in restaurants and bars."
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2012 16:52
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[Kenya] Big win for Health Ministry as BAT loses case on tobacco regulation

The High Court has adopted the proposed tobacco regulations seeking to control the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products, with Judge Mumbi Ngugi directing that the regulations be effective in six months time. The ruling is seen as a majo
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Mar 27, 2016 18:41
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[Canada] Perth County, Stratford Ont. officials push for smoke-free rental housing

'One in three Ontarians that live in rental buildings continue to experience involuntary exposure to second-hand smoke,' a public health advocate says. ... "We're encouraging landlords to implement policies within their building to have all of their unit
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:28
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100,000 sign petition against smoking ban in Russia

calling Russian lawmakers to backpedal on the smoking ban. Also, restaurants and bars have found a way to partially avoid the ban that’s due to come into effect on June 1. The Association of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia that unites over 3,000 fo
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 17, 2014 20:37
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[District of Columbia] New FDA rules could impact e-cigarette market

Organizations such as the tobacco association and the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association, which lobbies for e-cigarette manufacturers, said regulation of electronic cigarettes should be in a different category than that of tobacco cigarettes, sinc
CBS MarketWatch
added Nov 11, 2013 15:51
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Ehefs.Org Reveals Why with E Cig Regulation the Fda Might Shoot Itself in the Foot

That was commended by the federal courts; they brought up the point that even though the nicotine in e cig is derived from tobacco products, but it is not really proper to call them "tobacco products" as they deliver nicotine in a propylene glycol vapor i
SBWire
added Oct 25, 2013 22:14
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Uruguay] The War Against “Plain Packaging”: Big Tobacco's Current Battle

attempting to beat every measure on cigarette packaging they can. The great bogeyman here is that of plain packaging, a measure that has been shown to dramatically reduce the enticements of smoking.
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 13:12
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