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[South Africa] Tougher smoking ban gets nod of approval

Most restaurant owners support a full ban on smoking in their establishments, according to a recent study. The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, which provides for a ban on smoking at outdoor publi
BusinessLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:50
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[South Africa] New study reveals restaurant owners support a full ban on smoking

While Tobacco companies across the world are targeting the African and developing market, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi is not happy to sit back and watch the damage being done. Motsoaledi has proposed new strict laws against smoking, now, the rest
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:48
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[New Jersey, New York] Hookah Smoking Is More Popular Than Cigarettes And E-Cigs Among Social Smokers

Public health agencies across North America largely focus on cigarette smoking when trying to convince people that tobacco is bad for them, but new studies show that hookah smoking plays a larger role in casual smoking habits than you might think. The s
Civilized.
added May 3, 2018 17:57
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[Mid-east, New Zealand, Uae] Nations consider re-think on e-cigarette legislation

The daily smoking rate is about 13.8 per cent of the population in New Zealand, but it is about 42 per cent in the indigenous Maori population. In a nationwide survey, 17 per cent of smokers said they had tried e-cigarettes, and 3 per cent were regular
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:13
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[Netherlands] Young Dutch adults back major hike in tobacco taxes to discourage smoking

Support for higher taxes among the under-25s is noteworthy because almost one in three smoke, the national statistics office CBS said earlier this month. In total, 65% of the population back higher taxes on tobacco, and there is majority support across al
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:58
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

t a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities...Therefore, tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-sets any positive effects of
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2018 00:47
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[UK] Bath residents back a ban on smoking in the city's parks

It was a simple question by quite a debate raged on Bath Live's Facebook page as the arguments, for and against the ban on smoking, were laid out for all to comment on. With going to one of the city's parks becoming a feasible option again as the sun c
Somerset Live (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 18:16
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[Iowa] Marengo industrial park plat drawings shown

she reviewed a recent survey conducted by JCPH, of 175 Marengo residents, about where smoking should be prohibited. Of those, 81 percent agreed or strongly agreed with eliminating tobacco use at playgrounds, with 77 percent saying it should be outlawed on
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 29, 2018 00:38
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[Virginia] Students Weigh in on Whether VCU Should Ban Smoking

Of nearly 1,500 votes, 68 percent were in favor of adopting a non-smoking policy... However, VCU doesn’t have proper authority to ban smoking outright. The university would first need approval from the General Assembly. Without legislative approval of a l
WWBT NBC12 (Richmond, VA)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:42
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New Poll: New York Voters Overwhelmingly Support Increasing the Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

Fewer than two-in-ten voters (18 percent) oppose increasing the sale age for tobacco products. “The poll found that voters are concerned about tobacco use among young people and that New Yorkers across the political spectrum are broadly supportive of rai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2018 00:36
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