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Fewer smokers, businesses largely unhurt on Iowa smoking ban’s 10-year anniversary

On the 10-year anniversary of Iowa’s public smoking ban, fewer Iowans are smoking, smoking-related health care spending is down and businesses appear to have remained unscathed.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Jun 30, 2018 22:14
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[UK] AUDIO: Cigarettes & Chimneys

medical historian Sally Sheard tells the story of a mysterious epidemic in the 1950s which forced the NHS to acknowledge its responsibility to not just treat disease, but prevent it too.
BBC Online
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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[Asia, China] Low funding cited as top reason for lackluster smoking control

Of 15 major cities that provided information to Beijing Impact Law Firm last year about their difficulties in tobacco control, eight cited a shortage of money as the top difficulty. Other major difficulties cited include lack of cooperation from violato
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:51
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'Resounding victory': Australia wins tobacco plain packaging dispute

The WTO panel said Australia’s law improved public health by reducing the use of tobacco products, rebuffing claims that alternative measures would be equally effective. It also rejected the argument that Australia had unjustifiably infringed tobacco tra
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:45
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[Japan] Tokyo Smoking Ban Could Shake Up Tobacco, Retail Markets

The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passed an ordinance Wednesday that essentially bans smoking inside 84 percent of the city’s bars and restaurants. The rule is seen as stricter than a bill under debate in the Japanese Diet, which would restrict smoking at
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2018 22:04
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5 things the tobacco industry didn’t do until it was forced to

using cartoons to sell cigarettes to kids, lying about the health effects of smoking, paying for product placement in youth movies — the list of misdeeds by the tobacco industry is long. Worse yet, tobacco companies didn't stop or attempt to rectify some
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:11
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[Asia-pacific] Editorial: Let Tokyo's secondhand smoke ordinance set example for rest of Japan

The Olympic and Paralympic event venues will not be limited to Tokyo, however. To expand and ensure the effects and spirit of Tokyo's new ordinance, other prefectural governments who will be hosting events should consider taking similar measures. The ga
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jun 29, 2018 20:35
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Impact assessment of the WHO FCTC over its first decade: methodology of the expert group [FREE FULL TEXT]

The EG’s report and supporting documents represent important sources of the positive impact of the Convention over its first decade. As development of the FCTC increasingly shifts to mechanisms for accelerating global implementation, the EG’s process mode
Tobacco Control
added Jun 29, 2018 20:30
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[Brazil, UK] How we can fight child labour in the tobacco industry

But Brazil, the world’s second-largest tobacco producer, provides a positive example for tackling hazardous child labor. Brazil barred children under 18 from any work with tobacco in 2008 and established penalties for child labor violations – not just fo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[Asia, China, New York] NYC wants Chinese men to stop smoking

Nearly a quarter of Asian men smoke cigarettes and lung cancer among Chinese men in New York City has increased by 70 percent over the past 15 years, according to the city's health department. Targeting Chinese men in particular, the department launched
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:39
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