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[Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania, UK] Tobacco control in Asia

Tobacco control is being restructured in Asia. It has moved from being isolated, individualistic, and ad hoc, to a mainstream public health approach ... The epidemic will not only be solved in the corridors of clinics and hospitals, but also in the corr
The Lancet (uk)
added May 6, 2013 12:43

Guernsey smoking charity shuts after 16 years

A Guernsey charity set up to teach young people about the dangers of smoking is to close after 16 years. GASP was formed in 1997 and chairman Alun Williams said it had delivered more than 5,000 anti-smoking lessons. The main sponsor of the charity, th
BBC Online
added May 3, 2013 23:32

[New Zealand] Hobbit film 'promotes smoking' to children

One of the world's leading anti-smoking researchers and campaigners has accused the New Zealand Government of hypocrisy and sabotaging its own efforts to eliminate tobacco use by 2025.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:59

[Florida] Ban would prohibit EBT card use at strip clubs, casinos, liquor, tobacco stores

The money on Florida Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards is meant to help needy families cover rent and other basic living expenses. But in a review of 30 months of EBT card withdrawals, which first aired in 2011, 9 Investigates uncovered almost 7
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Apr 4, 2013 06:48

[Zimbabwe] BAT trustees notarise deed

TRUSTEES of the British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Tobacco Empowerment Trust yesterday notarised the deed of trust formalising the operations of the empowerment vehicle that will benefit thousands of tobacco growers, particularly women and the youth.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:10

[New Jersey] MULSHINE: Smoking out a major flaw in Obamacare

Jan. 1 is when the much debated individual mandate to buy health insurance takes effect. ... smoking — or simply saying that you smoke — can put you beyond reach of the individual mandate to buy health insurance that is cornerstone of the entire plan.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Mar 28, 2013 16:26

[Tennessee] FROM THE FARM: Tobacco GAP training and online resources

Attention tobacco growers, if you have not attended a GAP training program previously this year, this will likely be your last opportunity. GAP training will be offered on Wednesday, March 27 at 10 a.m. in Room 100A at the University of Kentucky Researc
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Mar 22, 2013 12:48

Policy chief: Tobacco settlement funds helping Kentucky farmers

Kentucky did well in directing half of the state’s share of the settlement funds from tobacco companies over the past decade to help farmers diversify their operations into non-tobacco areas, a state official said here Thursday.
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 8, 2013 06:47

[Nigeria] Oyo tobacco farmers receive N200m BATN loans annually

More than 850 members of the Nigerian Independent Tobacco Association (NITA) in Oke Ogun area of Oyo state benefit from over N200 million interest- free loans every year to cultivate farmlands from British American Tobacco Iseyin Agronomy(BATIA)
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:18

[UK] Joss Stone and Craig David among British singers accused of endorsing 'Big Tobacco' ahead of Indonesian festival

Three leading British singers have been accused of furthering the aims of "Big Tobacco" by agreeing to perform ... “Craig is very much looking forward to entertaining his fans at Java... and believes that they are able to make their own decisions when it
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 28, 2013 10:47
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