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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, 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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[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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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Banning e-cigarettes could increase cancer ($$)

CANCER Council NSW’s latest ­advice to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes like ­tobacco products is
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:01
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[Israel] BARNEA: It's Not Just About Bibi's Cigars

Or arriving with the cigars. I never understood what they saw in cigars. The smoke they generate is suffocating; the smell is repulsive. Before lighting one, they have to shut the doors and the windows, for fear that someone might document them while the
Jewish Business News
added Jan 12, 2017 21:07
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[Russia] BENTLEY: Putin's war on tobacco would be a gift to terrorists

Not only would counterfeit tobacco be even more disastrous for people's health than regular tobacco, but it would deliver vast profits into the hands of organized crime and terrorism. With such a high smoking prevalence, Russia would prove a golden oppo
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57
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