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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER PROMISES ACTION TO REDUCE SMOKING

Despite the WHO regulations, Litzman and his associate deputy director-general Prof. Itamar Grotto both met with e-cigarette representatives and, previously, with Phillip Morris... The ministry also announced that a ministry team to prevent smoking would
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 17, 2017 00:11
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[Africa] Nigeria: ERA/FOEN Wants Imposition of 150% Special Levy On Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has canvassed the immediate imposition of a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, had, in a circular to the Nigeria
All-Africa.com
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[Asia-pacific, China] Bigger graphic health warnings on Hong Kong cigarette packs needed, anti-smoking group says

The Council on Smoking and Health made the call ahead of another public hearing held on Tuesday in the Legislative Council to collect views on whether to implement the law. The legislation will expand the size of health warnings on cigarette packs from t
South China Morning Post
added Jan 17, 2017 22:04
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[Kansas] Why children’s advocates worry about future tobacco settlement payments

public entry into the Statehouse in Topeka is currently lined with posters touting the Children's Initiative Fund...the posters are there is to drum up opposition to Gov. Sam Brownback's proposal to sell off the state's interest in future tobacco payments
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jan 15, 2017 17:14
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Exclusive: Philip Morris jolted by Indian proposal to ban foreign tobacco investment

Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's $11 billion tobacco market, as the government considers further tightening foreign investment rules in the sector, according to documents seen by Reuters. In previously unreported lett
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Executive order sought vs smoking in public

Tobacco-control advocates are seeking the signing of an executive order (EO) that bans smoking in public places. Statistics show that 10 Filipinos die every hour because of tobacco-related diseases, including lung cancer, heart ailments, diabetes, erect
Manila Times (ph)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:34
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[Asia] Media sidesteps calling Japan Tobacco out on advertising conflicts

Japan Tobacco spends ¥20 billion a year on advertising, almost all of which promotes “manners.” The real reason, according to Sentaku, that Japan Tobacco buys space and air time is to quash anti-smoking reporting by making media dependent on JT-related ad
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 14, 2017 17:24
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Posey Reintroduces Bill To Block FDA Regulation Of Premium Cigars

U.S. Representative Bill Posey (R-FL) reintroduced a house bill, called the "Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017," to block the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's efforts to impose its regulation on the premium
Cigar Aficionado
added Jan 16, 2017 21:20
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[Africa, Kenya] Lobby calls for stringent tobacco laws

Campaigners fighting tobacco trade have petitioned the Ministry of Health to stringently enforce the Tobacco Control Act saying its public health benefits outweigh commercial gains for cigarette makers. “The petition is to call for more effective implem
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jan 13, 2017 18:04
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Report: Raising the tobacco age to 21 would save thousands of Minnesota kids from a lifetime of addiction

Their calculations suggest raising the age would prevent thousands of Minnesota kids from becoming smokers in the next 15 years. "Two states and more than 200 cities across the country have raised the tobacco age to 21," said Dr. Raymond Boyle, Director
PR Newswire
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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