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[Asia, Bangladesh] 2.5pc surcharge on tobacco products

The government has proposed to impose a surcharge of 2.5pc on incomes from tobacco products including cigarettes, bidi, zarda and gul. Finance Minister AMA Muhith said this on Thursday, when delivering his budget speech for the fiscal year 2017-18. Cigar
The New Nation (bd)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:11
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[Missouri] CARTER: There was a snus convention in St. Louis!

History is replete with small events involving just a few people getting together and triggering massive changes in culture and politics. Something is brewing, something big, among the lovers of the most popular low-risk tobacco product. Mark well this pa
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:05
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[Africa] Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST)

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government. The National Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jona
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Africa, UK] Tobacco use among people living with HIV: analysis of data from Demographic and Health Surveys from 28 low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco use leads to substantial morbidity and mortality among HIV-positive individuals. Countries with a high prevalence of tobacco use among HIV-positive populations, as highlighted by our study, should prioritise introduction of tobacco cessation in t
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] AGWU/SUCCESS: Tobacco: Whiff of death on a stick

The delay in the implementation of this law is still exposing our youths to the dangers of tobacco use as the manufacturers and importers freely flood the country with their products without restriction or control by the government. The world celebrated
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:30
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[Solomon Islands] SMOKE BAN AT MARKET

the launch of the “No smoking, No betel nut and No Alcohol” in the Honiara Central Market yesterday by the Ministry of Health and the Honiara City Council. City mayor Andrew Mua said the council will ensure this new initiative is enforced and followed.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added May 31, 2017 00:11
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[Asia, India] WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY - Oral cancer scourge in urban Ahmedabad

Estimates from the national cancer regist ry and city-based oncologists suggest that Ahmedabad has the highest incidence of oral cancer ca ses, accunting for 56% of cancer cases. Worse, more than half of these oral cancer cases are detected at late stages
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 00:03
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: Many workplaces in Chennai don’t have mandatory smoke-free policy, survey says

A survey by the Cancer Institute show nearly one in seven smokers in the Tamil Nadu said they had planned of kicking the butt in the last one year. Among smokeless tobacco users, the number dwindles further. "The rate of quitting is abysmally low. Many p
Times of India
added May 30, 2017 22:15
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[Asia, India] 90% of tobacco users suffer from lung cancer: Study

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day on Tuesday, doctors at SN Medical College said about 80-85% cases of lung cancer are caused due to smoking. Citing a study by his department, Dr Ashok Kumar Arya (radiotherapy) said, “In 2016, 1,300 lung cancer patients
Times of India
added May 30, 2017 22:04
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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