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[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50
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Madvapes Tours Washington

traveled to Washington DC in early January to meet with the FDA. In preparation of our meeting with the FDA, Madvapes submitted over 1,000 pages of documentation to seek clarity on the FDA's ruling, guidelines, testing procedures and protocols as well as
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 17:54
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[Canada] Canadian Convenience Stores Association: Small Business Retailers React to Federal Budget

proposed federal legislation to implement 'plain packaging' of tobacco products is passed. "By making it even harder for law enforcement to distinguish between legal and illegal tobacco products, Bill S-5 will give criminals an even easier ride to sell ci
MarketWired
added Mar 23, 2017 01:44
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[Canada] 2017-18 federal budget: some relevant investment intentions but few specific and short-term commitments

The Employers Council ... warns about the risk of raising taxes on alcohol and tobacco, as planned in the budget, because the market has reached its saturation point.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:42
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[Hawaii] Lawmaker Blows Smoke At Teen Lobbyists

But Aquino, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, hasn’t made himself available to Kay and her friends, who want him to hear an anti-smoking measure. “Honestly, it’s very frustrating,” Kay said Tuesday before launching another round of calls a
Civil Beat (HI)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:54
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia gives tobacco bill a shot

caught antitobacco activists by surprise, the Joko “Jokowi” Widodo administration decided to give the bill a lease on life...there were a number of stipulations in the bill that would harm public health, but at the same time, the government wanted to impr
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s bid to go smoke-free for 2020 Olympics faces strong resistance

It is unclear how stringent the restrictions will be given the staunch resistance from those in the restaurant and hotel industries who cater to smokers, as well as the country’s powerful tobacco lobby. The original proposal envisioned a ban on all ind
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:13
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Health leaders call for immediate action to curb smoking in the U.S.

The report strongly recommends the adoption of three strategies that could help curb smoking among adults. The first involves raising taxes on cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products, while keeping taxes low on noncombustible nicotine products,
Washington Post
added Mar 22, 2017 00:39
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[Australia] Push to ban cigs in units divides ($$)

A PROPOSED ban on smoking at units and apartments across Queensland has divided Cairns residents. Submissions to a state government ...
Cairns Post (au)
added Mar 22, 2017 00:17
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Calls to stub out tobacco deals

Several legislators yesterday called on the government not to extend further concessions to the tobacco trade that is trying to further delay implementation of bigger graphic health warnings on cigarettes to the detriment of public health. The government
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:12
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