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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers should not face discrimination, says Assocham

"It is encouraging that the Prime Minister has set a target for Indian farmers to double their income by 2022... However, the government must carry all farmers together and not discriminate against tobacco farmers, who have made an immense contribution t
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:07
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Using e-cigs to quit smoking?

“More than two-thirds stopped smoking all together. Among the 27% that didn’t quit, the average consumption of cigarettes dropped from 19 to four a day,” Greek cardio­logist Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos said at a recent interview in Kuala Lumpur.
The Star (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:55
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LaFAIVE/NESBIT: Colorado smuggling to rocket with tobacco tax hike

Voters should think twice before adopting this tax increase. Research shows high excise taxes invite scofflaws to traffic in illicit cigarettes, encourage corruption among public officials and trigger violence against people, property and police.
CompleteColorado.com (blog)
added Aug 5, 2016 23:39
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers seek participation in Global Tobacco control summit

The Federation of All India Farmer Association (FAIFA) on Thursday urged the government to have representation of tobacco farmers in the upcoming WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), whose failure will lead to further deterioration of their
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Aug 5, 2016 20:13
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[Australia] Experts fear legalising e-cig nicotine

"Keeping nicotine-containing vaping devices illegal deprives many thousands of Australian smokers a safer alternative to burning tobacco," she said. But experts warn the medicines regulator will be bombarded by big tobacco companies, looking to e-cigaret
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:41
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[New Zealand] Radical new law needed to ensure the Smokefree 2025 goal

Delany says that the proposed law is unique in its focus on the tobacco industry, on the tobacco products, and its alignment with international law...."The law would state that, if specific prevalence reduction targets for 2020 are not reached, permission
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:37
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[California] DIRKX: Raise the cigarette tax to save lives; vote ‘yes’ on Proposition 56

Big tobacco companies will now spend millions of dollars on advertisements trying to convince us to vote “No” on Prop 56. But we must constantly remind ourselves to never believe anything said by people who make big profits selling products that can mak
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Aug 5, 2016 13:31
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Obama urged to ban child labor

“If Brazil and India can ban child tobacco work, the US can too,” said Norma Flores López, chair of the CLC’s Domestic Issues Committee. “We call on the Obama Administration to take action on behalf of powerless child tobacco workers because it is the ri
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 4, 2016 11:46
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110 Groups Urge President Obama to Ban Child Labor in US Tobacco

alarmed at reports of acute nicotine poisoning and other health and safety hazards faced by children working in US tobacco fields. We are writing again regarding measures you should take to protect these vulnerable children before you leave office in Janu
StopChildLabor.org (The Child Labor Coalition)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:40
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[UK] Global Business / Local Focus (PDF)

This document sets out the tobacco industry’s contribution to the UK, its economy and its communities...we believe that a new model for regulating the tobacco sector is required that emphasises partnership working to address a number of the shared challe
Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:51
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