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[Africa, Kenya] Stamps can curb illicit trade, tax evasion

The measures Kenya has taken, especially in tobacco control, are in line with Article 15 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) as it relates to the elimination of illicit trade and the implementation of national laws to support enforc
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Nepal] Cities and NCDs: The struggle toward a smoke-free Kathmandu

But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health. About 18.5 percent of the respondents in the 2013 Noncommunicable Diseases Risk Factors STEPS Survey in Nepal smoke tobacco, while 17.8 percent consume smokele
Devex
added May 10, 2018 17:51
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Why Minnesota's 1998 tobacco settlement was a game-changer

So if you were the lead attorneys in this case, and your work is now being used around the world, what would you have done for an encore? Lead attorneys Mike Ciresi and Roberta Walburn went right from their success in the courtroom to the community, whe
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 10, 2018 02:22
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[Asia, Mid-east] VAT on tobacco in Saudi Arabia persuades many smokers to quit, but some hang on

Many Saudis say the increase in tobacco prices which doubled after the introduction of the value-added tax (VAT) in June last year, has helped them to quit this bad habit. Salman Al-Imam, a Sudanese driver living in Saudi Arabia, gave up 10 months ago. “
Arab News (sa)
added May 9, 2018 15:22
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AHA: Smoke-Free Laws Do Seem to Help Young Adults' Hearts

Laws and policies that prohibit smoking in workplaces and other public areas appeared to significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among a group of young adults who were followed over a 20-year span. The study findings are consistent with pr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 7, 2018 19:17
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Smoke-free laws do seem to help young adults' hearts

Laws and policies that prohibit smoking in workplaces and other public areas appeared to significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among a group of young adults who were followed over a 20-year span. The study findings are consistent with
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 7, 2018 19:17
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Systematic Review of Factors Influencing Smoking Following Release from Smoke-free Prisons

Interventions designed to help people remain abstinent from tobacco following release from smoke-free prisons are an important opportunity to improve the health, finances and well-being of this vulnerable population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2018 19:03
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[Ireland] Number of Irish teenagers smoking has dropped dramatically since 1995 - study finds

The number of teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years old has dramatically dropped since 1995, a new study revealed on Wednesday. It said 41% of teens in that age bracket would fond of a fag over 20 years ago, compared to just 13% in 2015. Nine out of 2
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 3, 2018 19:33
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[Asia] India to ratify WHO protocol against illegal trade of tobacco

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for ratification of WHO Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products by India. The protocol applies to prevention of illegal trade of both smoking and smokeless (chewing) forms of tobacco. The move co
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:28
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Local Tobacco Regs Take a Toll

profit-generating category in the c-store universe remains tobacco... While awareness and donations are critical, being visible and establishing a relationship with the decision makers plays an important role, both with politicians and the tobacco communi
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 11, 2018 02:54
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