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[UK] Priti Patel apologises over undisclosed Israeli meetings

Ms Patel apologised for not informing the Foreign Office and suggesting Boris Johnson knew in advance of the visit. Labour said the "shocking" admission warranted a Cabinet Office inquiry. Kuenssberg: A bad day at the office for Theresa May Downing Stree
BBC Online
added Nov 7, 2017 23:22
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[UK] Tobacco tax: give smokers a break, says Forest

Budget: There is little public support for a further increase in tobacco duty, according to the results of a new poll released today. The survey, conducted by Populus for the smokers' group Forest, found that 76 per cent of adults think the current leve
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:13
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[UK] Clouds of cigarette smoke outside shops annoy you? These kids are doing something about it

Year 6 pupils are hitting shops and businesses in Grangetown with handmade signs, asking smokers to think twice before lighting up directly outside shop entrances. The aim is to stop children being exposed to second-hand smoke when simply nipping to the
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 03:48
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[UK] Grangetown children tackling second hand smoke

Hitting shops and businesses in Grangetown, the Year 6 pupils have made handmade signs for shops to display, requesting people not to smoke directly outside the premises. The aim is to stop children being exposed to smoke when entering the shops.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 03:45
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Baby's death sparks call for Indonesia to crack down on big tobacco

A young Indonesian couple who believe cigarettes killed their baby son want the country's Government to shut down the nation's powerful tobacco industry. One-month-old Muhammad Hafizh died of pneumonia after breathing in second-hand cigarette smoke at a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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[Kentucky] AUDIO: Tobacco’s Toll: New Push To Stop Smoking In Country’s Sickest States

Steward is well aware that while his high school campus is smoke free, his central Kentucky community is not...Jacob is the face of Students Making A Change in their Communities, or SMACK. He also reflects the region’s tobacco heritage. His family has lo
WOUB Public Media (Athens, OH)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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[UK] All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for E-Cigarettes

As of 2 May 2017, the APPG’s Secretariat was the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVAI).[3] At this time UKVAI’s membership consisted of small independent e-cigarette manufactures and four tobacco manufacturers: Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Fontem
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:22
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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

Excluding tobacco manufacturers from UNGC participation is an important step to limit the tobacco industry’s ability to influence the UN and promote its image and, by extension, its deadly products. It is important to monitor enforcement of this policy an
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 01:50
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ILO under pressure to limit relationship with big tobacco

The agency has been receiving funding from the Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation, a nonprofit funded by tobacco companies, since 2002, and has a standing agreement with the foundation that runs until June 2018. In 2011, the ILO also
Devex
added Nov 3, 2017 02:52
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