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[Indonesia] Asians seek less harmful alternatives to smoking

Vapers and vaping advocates from different Asian countries have gathered for the first time in Jakarta... “Vaping or choosing a better product [than cigarette] is a human right. But we still have to fight for it,” Dimas Jeremia, chairman of MOVI or Indo
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:43
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[Arkansas] Group aims to make all Little Rock bars and eateries smoke-free

Smoke Free Little Rock -- a collection of health professionals and community activists -- is petitioning the city's Board of Directors to pass a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. It would eliminate exemptions allowed under the state's Clean Indoor Air
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 12, 2017 20:42
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KAZMI: Why Tobacco is a Source of Economic Corruption in Pakistan

since its independence it has been continuously exploited and has faced financial terrorism from all the Multinationals Companies in general and British American Tobacco in particular. British American Tobacco, a British multinational tobacco company bas
Sharnoff’s Global Views
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Social Watch PH seeks unitary hike of tobacco sin tax at maximum level

Social Watch Philippines urged the Philippine Senate on Wednesday to approve legislation for a unitary increase of tobacco sin tax at the maximum level. This, said SWP, should be a deliberate action to curb smoking especially among the youth, decrease hea
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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[UK] RAMSAY: We can't ignore Priti Patel's background in lobbying

Britain's now former international development minister sits in the centre of the UK's dark money-funded think tank-lobbying industrial complex [BAT] have long been known to be one of the main funders of Britain’s nexus of right wing think tanks. As the
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Nov 10, 2017 14:58
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[Arkansas] Local smoking bar goes smoke-free to kick off initiative

A popular dive bar in Hillcrest went smoke free for a few hours on Nov. 8 to kick off a campaign for the city of Little Rock. Smoke Free Little Rock took over Hillcrest Fountain to spread their message on making Little Rock a completely smoke-free city.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Nov 9, 2017 19:52
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[UK] Public health groups champion raising the smoking age to 21 nationwide

"We applaud Sen. Schatz and Rep. DeGette for their leadership in introducing this legislation to reduce the number of young people who start on a path that too often leads to addiction, disease and premature death," the groups said in a statement.
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:03
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BRIANT: New Website Focuses on Local Tobacco Restrictions

This website is known as TOTAL, or Tobacco Ordinances: Take Another Look. The website’s purpose is focused on providing factual information to lawmakers and the public about the legal sale of tobacco products and the nonretail sources that underage youth
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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Indianapolis could raise the smoking age to 21

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana is hosting a town hall meeting titled “Should Indianapolis Raise the Age of Tobacco Purchase to 21” on Wednesday from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at The Hatch at 6161 N. Hillside Avenue.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 9, 2017 03:40
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[Australia] 'That poor child was breathing in at least 250 toxic chemicals': Furious mother's call to ban adults smoking in front of children after seeing 'smoke blown into a toddler's face'

A mother has called for smoking around children to be completely banned, launching a petition after witnessing three adults light up in front of a toddler. Nina Belle, 31, was driving near her local shopping centre in Sydney when she said she spotted th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:51
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