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[Asia, India] Age of initiation for smoking comes down from 13 years to 9 in dist

The number of people smoking in the district has increased while the age of initiation into smoking has come down, a study by the ministry of health and family welfare pointed out. The study, which was carried out with the support of international instit
Times of India
added Dec 7, 2014 17:34
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore] AHMAD: Time to impose fines on bad social behavior

They are seen smoking in areas of no smoking. ... Begin imposing fines and violators will think twice before committing a violation. In my opinion we should not waste time on studying why people do not respect the law.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:49
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[Sweden, USA] A Lesser Warning? Maybe / Maker of Snus, a Smokeless Tobacco, Says It's Less Harmful Than Cigarettes

In asking the United States government to bless its snus as less toxic, the company is raising a broader question: Should warning labels on tobacco products — from chew to e-cigarettes — take into account varying degrees of harm?
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2014 15:30
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[Oman] 'Smokeless tobacco' has heavy metals: SQU

'Afzal', an illegally sold smokeless tobacco product (STP) commonly used by Omani youths, including teenagers, contains heavy metals that may cause health problems, a study conducted by researchers from the Department of Biology at Sultan Qaboos Universit
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:21
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[Europe, France, Malta] French programme claims Dalli targeted by tobacco lobby to delay introduction of stricter laws

A French investigative programme has suggested that the tobacco industry may have manoeuvred to force the removal of former Health Commissioner John Dalli, citing confidential documents by leading tobacco company Philip Morris International (PMI).
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:38
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Re: Deeming Tobacco Products (PDF)

The National Association of Convenience Stores (“NACS”) appreciates this opportunity to provide comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA” or the “Agency”) proposed rule deeming tobacco products to be subject to the Food Drug and Cosmetic Ac
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 8, 2014 17:13
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[Massachusetts] Farrell: Tobacco 'a norm in baseball culture'

"I don't want to call it a tradition, because it's not," Farrell said Wednesday afternoon. "But it's a norm in baseball culture." A number of Red Sox players are regular users, and former manager Terry Francona had a well-publicized struggle to break t
ESPN
added Aug 21, 2014 07:03
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[Massachusetts] Curt Schilling's revelation is a warning about tobacco use

On Wednesday, he didn’t mince words linking his cancer to his 30 years of using smokeless tobacco. ...Schilling’s news filtered through Fenway Park before Wednesday night’s game against the Angels. Following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who was
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 21, 2014 06:55
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Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Finalize Rule Regulating All Tobacco Products by April 2015 and Reject Exemption for Some Cigars

In public comments jointly filed today, 24 leading public health and medical organizations called on the Food and Drug Administration to issue a final rule to regulate all tobacco products by April 25, 2015 – one year after the FDA issued a proposed rule
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 9, 2014 11:15
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use up as paan and bidis escape sin tax

While roughly half of the retail price of cigarettes is due to taxes, bidis are taxed at very low levels.
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 10, 2014 03:11
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