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[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home, say Scots campaigners

Anti-smoking campaigners in Scotland are seeking to stop people lighting up at home as part of a drive to reduce the harmful health effects of inhaling secondhand tobacco smoke. Last week, Dr Sean Semple, an academic from Aberdeen University, said restr
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:09
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[UK] Health minister stubs out tobacco lobbyists

Catherine Byrne, a junior minister at the Department of Health, has refused to meet tobacco lobbyists, citing World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance on tobacco control. A recent lobbying return by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (I
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:07
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Sugar Industry Long Downplayed Potential Harms

In 1972, an internal tobacco industry memo on Mr. Hickson noted that he had a reputation for manipulating science to achieve his goals. The confidential tobacco memo described Mr. Hickson as “a supreme scientific politician who had been successful in cond
New York Times
added Nov 22, 2017 04:59
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[Texas] Tobacco 21 Opponents Speak Up

San Antonio’s effort to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 isn’t the most popular idea with convenience store owners. Proponents admit that 18-year-olds will still be able to buy cigarettes on military bases, as well as in the San Ant
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:30
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[Canada] Cancer and lung associations recommend existing smoking bylaws apply to marijuana

people would have to be 21 to buy recreational pot. In fact, it would also like the age to purchase tobacco raised to 21. That's just two of the many recommendations made by the Cancer Society and the Lung Association in a joint letter to the government
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:27
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO SELLERS TO PROTEST TO ‘PROTECT LIVELIHOOD’

Thousands of paan-tobacco retailers in State have decided to take forward the fight against Union Government’s recent order asking them not to sell non tobacco items saying that abiding by the order is going to drag poor retailers and their families int
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:14
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] This IS personal: Health advocates share pain of losing loved ones to tobacco

MANILA – Health advocates known to have lobbied for stronger tobacco control have taken their fight to social media, sharing their personal experience with smoking. Dr. Antonio Dans, professor of cardiology and clinical epidemiology at the University of
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:45
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GLANTZ: Smoke Screen: Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

the e-cigarette advocacy network, including such key players as David Sweanor, Bill Godshall, Brad Rodu, and Joel Nitzkin as well as the tobacco companies’ network of right wing think tanks...in the context of the tobacco industry’s efforts to deny scienc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2017 00:59
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco use on the rise in Guelph according to study

A study conducted by the Ontario Convenience Store Association shows a jump in contraband tobacco levels in the Guelph area. - Metro Creative photo The level of contraband tobacco in in Guelph rose from 30.3% last year to 34.3% this year, according to re
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 15:47
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Health organizations urge Mississippi lawmakers to increase tobacco tax

"Adolescents and young adults are two to three times more sensitive to changes in price of tobacco than are adults," explained Mississippi State Medical Association President Dr. Bill Grantham. "In fact, every ten percent increase in the price reduces yo
WTOK-TV ABC-11 (Meridian, MS)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:19
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