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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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[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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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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IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media

The penetration of the tobacco industry influence in mass and social media is also worrisome. The apparent ability to directly or indirectly censor information and opinions about its products is alarming. Europe (including Greece) has developed strict le
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 3, 2017 02:47
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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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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Farmers urge govt to control tobacco import

The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Association (APTI) has called on the government to control the importation of tobacco to protect local farmers who have been heavily affected by the influx of imported tobacco. APTI chairman Agus Parmuji and the associatio
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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ASSUNTA/DOROTHEO: ILO must shake off tobacco industry yoke

However, the reference document prepared by the ILO’s secretariat, the International Labour Office...is advising its Governing Body to go rogue and continue its collaboration with the tobacco industry. It is perhaps not coincidental that at this histor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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