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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian tobacco watchdog urges govt to sign FCTC to protect people

the National Commission on Tobacco Control (Komnas PT), a coalition of organizations that has been staunchly campaigning on tobacco issues in Indonesia, has asked the government to draft a comprehensive regulation on tobacco control to protect society. K
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2017 23:48
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Is This the Next Tobacco Product to Come Under FDA Scrutiny?

Researchers have asked the FDA to review and potentially prohibit filtered cigarettes, after recently publishing results of a review saying they may lead to a specific type of lung cancer. The study, produced by researchers at Ohio State University in Co
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 30, 2017 23:35
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TOBACCO IN AMERICA Leaving the Vulnerable Behind (PDF)

The lack of progress in reducing tobacco use in the U.S. is particularly alarming when the overall statistics are broken down along geographic, ethnic, education and socio-economic lines. Over the last half century, the tobacco epidemic has been transform
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:15
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[Texas] Injunction provides 60-day hold on new Arlington smoking ordinance

The city of Arlington has agreed to a temporary injunction that would halt enforcement of its new smoking regulations for 60 days — matching the grace period that city officials had already promised. The action came after a group of about 10 Arlington n
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 30, 2017 22:57
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[New Jersey] Margate residents ask for beach-smoking ban

Residents of the 9600 Atlantic Avenue Condominium Association asked city officials May 18 to follow Longport’s lead and ban smoking on the beach. Resident Wendy Dickstein said she is concerned that knowing they cannot light up there, Longport smokers wil
Shore News Today
added May 30, 2017 22:57
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: On No-Tobacco Day, Big Tobacco emerges winner; check out the lesson

Seven weeks ago, the home ministry revoked the Public Health Foundation of India’s (PHFI) FCRA clearance...on No Tobacco Day, on May 31, it is fair to say Big Tobacco is winning the battle—if PHFI has been hit primarily for its anti-tobacco activities, it
Financial Express (in)
added May 30, 2017 21:53
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[Montana] LETTER: FERN: Taxing Tobacco

I too was hammered by e-mails mainly from users of vape products. Many said that they would have to go back to smoking if such a tax was implemented. I think the Big Tobacco/vaping industry orientation might have fallen short on logic to some of their st
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added May 30, 2017 21:20
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[Asia, Pakistan] Rights groups, civil society hold picket outside NPC

rights groups, health organizations and civil society are gathering outside the National Press Club tomorrow (Tuesday) to call upon the government to take tangible measures against tobacco industry. The industry, they says is spreading disease and death i
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 30, 2017 21:18
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[Asia] Ban on foreign funds for non-profit PHFI may hurt India health programmes

The PHFI denied it had lobbied anyone but said it did take part in information campaigns on the dangers of tobacco use on the instructions of the health ministry.
Reuters
added May 30, 2017 20:56
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco retailers meet FinMin over industry concerns

The Sri Lanka Tobacco Retailers’ Association met the newly appointed Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera at the Finance Ministry last week to highlight several issues facing traders and tobacco sales. They pointed out that its membership of over 100,00
Daily Mirror (lk)
added May 29, 2017 19:26
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