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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Hong Kong government urged to rethink anti-smoking policies

Advocates of e-cigarettes – or ‘vaping’ – have been recommending the use of e-cigarettes as a much less harmful alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes. Recent developments across the globe are also moving in favour of regulating e-cigarettes, with the
Harbour Times (hk)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:49
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The Pleasure of Smoking: The Views of Confirmed Smokers (PDF)

The implications of these findings ... are significant because there is a clear gulf between the way smoking is typically viewed as a negative...behaviour, and how the smokers themselves saw their smoking as a source of pleasure, a choice rather than an a
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Dec 28, 2016 15:24
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[Japan] Tough task to have smoking rules meet world standards before Tokyo Olympics

"Are you willing to be hit with complaints by foreigners?" the ministry's Health Service... hurled at Japan Food Service Association...how much the health ministry's smoking regulation plan can keep up with global standards depends on deliberations during
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 25, 2016 17:49
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[Louisiana] Bogalusa passes most comprehensive smoke-free ordinance in La.

the City of Bogalusa became the 10th city in Louisiana to pass a city-wide smoke-free ordinance. Youth in the city were instrumental to the passage of the ordinance, as they presented the dangers of secondhand smoke to the council, highlighting the need
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Dec 24, 2016 23:50
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:22
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:30
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Vaping Measure Fails to Pass Senate

The fight to ease looming FDA requirements over e-cigarette and vaping manufacturers were put on hold at least until spring, with the so-called Cole-Bishop Amendment failing to get into federal budget legislation passed last month. The bill from U.S. Re
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:03
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France votes for plain cigarette packaging from 2016

Cigarettes in France will be sold in plain packaging under a law that was finally passed in parliament on Thursday despite objections from the conservative opposition.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 19, 2016 16:46
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Martin Henry | The Deadly Tobacco Trade

The country is losing nearly $2 billion in revenue annually from the trade in illegally imported cigarettes by criminals who are using the money earned to buy guns and ammunition, the police advised at a press conference called by the local cigarette com
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 18, 2016 16:36
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Big tobacco farmers' group backs cigarette tax bill

The National Federation of Tobacco Farmers Association and Cooperatives (NAFTAC) is throwing its full support to House Bill 4144, calling it the “true pro-farmers measure and pro-poor.” NAFTAC president Mario E. Cabasal also called on his group’s member
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:18
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