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[Canada] HAGEN: Invest Alberta tobacco taxes on smoking cessation

Not a single dime of the $1 billion dollars in tobacco taxes collected annually by the Alberta government is structurally reinvested in preventing youth from getting hooked or helping smokers to quit. The Notley government refused to apply any of the la
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 17:47
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[Asia, China] Beijing's Smoking Ban Cuts Nicotine Fiends, Though 22 Percent Still Toke

While Beijing residents accustomed to smoky restaurants, bars, and other hazy interiors doubted that the city's latest ban on lighting up would have any effect, it's actually been a slow but steady success: Most F&B venues report good compliance with the
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:40
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How you know you're posh: Do you like the crusts cut off your toast... or are you a married man who never wears a wedding ring like Wills? Here are the tell-tale signs one's properly pukka

it is important to have plenty of large china ash trays placed around the house in case of one your guests chooses to light up. Making a fuss about smoking is impolite, as we’ve all known the health dangers for years and it is just not done to rush to j
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2017 17:48
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SUNDAWA: Rise in tobacco excise won’t curb smoking ($$)

However, with about a 5 percent increase in annual inflation, and an annual increase in wages, the 10 percent hike in tobacco excise is not high enough. The cigarette price in Indonesia ranges between Rp 13,000 (about...
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:16
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JAKAB: Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘Em (and Are a Toddler) in Russia

It turns out Russian two year olds are a lot worldlier than anyone knew. The country’s Health Ministry has proposed banning the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014 according to Radio Free Europe. The regulators realize (one hopes) that the numbe
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jan 13, 2017 22:47
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco use does not contribute to economic development - Report

The tobacco industry’s deep pockets and deadly tactics remain the greatest obstacle to progress in addressing the devastating global toll of tobacco use. The report notes that in addition to continued implementation of evidence-based tobacco control stra
Asian Tribune
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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Ex-Indiana health commissioner: Raise smoking age to 21

FELDMAN: Any chance in Indiana? Many would think Indiana would probably be one of the last states to enact such a law, but I anticipate such a measure will actually be considered this legislative session. The prestigious Institute of Medicine issued a re
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MYDIN: Do more to curb smoking, and vaping

“Health policies and programmes have the ability to either promote or violate human rights, including the right to health, depending on the way they are designed or implemented. “Taking steps to respect and protect human rights upholds the health sector’s
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:36
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MIDDLETON: WHY DOES VAPING KEEP GETTING BANNED?

10 percent of all Americans now enjoy vaping. ... But perhaps the clincher is this—academic research to date heavily supports the use of vaping as a healthier, as well as more socially conscious and environmentally sustainable, alternative to use of trad
High Times
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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[Connecticut] KRISHNAN-SARIN: Youths, E-Cigarettes A Bad Combination

Never in my career as a scientist have I seen such a rapid and widespread increase in use by youths of something containing an addictive substance....Adolescents, parents and teachers need to know that these products do not just produce benign water vapor
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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