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[Europe] EU anti-fraud chief loses immunity in corruption row

has been stripped of his diplomatic immunity and could face questioning by Belgian investigators in a case linked to the 2012 resignation of a European Commissioner in a lobbying scandal, officials have said. Giovanni Kessler, a former Italian MP and an
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 10, 2016 22:37
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[Asia] Decline in tobacco users in India: Healthy sign but smoke signals still worrying

“It is significant that there is a downward trend but really there has been no dramatic decrease. What about smokeless tobacco users, bidi smokers, khaini chewers and others who are using it continuously?’’ he asked. "Alarming" smoking habits found in p
Indian Express (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 15:42
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[Belgium, Europe] EU anti-fraud chief should be investigated, says MEP

The chair of the European Parliament budgetary control committee has renewed calls to lift the immunity of EU's anti-fraud chief Giovanni Kessler... Kessler, who heads the EU's anti-fraud office Olaf, could face criminal prosecution for secretly recordin
EUobserver.com
added Mar 10, 2016 15:00
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[Virginia] Suffolk set to ban tobacco use at schools, all because one student spoke up

Lakeland High sophomore Hunter Turley wasn't sure what to expect when he asked the School Board to ban tobacco use on school grounds....On Thursday it is poised to accept a reworked policy that would prohibit anyone from using any tobacco product at a pu
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Mar 9, 2016 18:51
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler ousted in backroom move

The European Commission has lifted the immunity of the EU Anti-fraud Office (OLAF) chief Giovanni Kessler... Belgian authorities want Kessler’s immunity lifted so they can investigate allegations that he secretly listened in on a conversation between wit
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:44
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[Asia] India turns its back on tobacco, usage dips across states

Use of tobacco, the leading cause of preventable death, has for the first time begun to decline across several states. Data from the Phase 1 results of National Family Health Survey-4 released by the Union health ministry show there is a dip in the use of
Times of India
added Mar 8, 2016 17:28
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RJ Reynold’s Unpublished Randomized Controlled Trial Finds that Camel Snus is Not Effective for Smoking Cessation

In 2009, RJR created “The Smoker Cessation/Migration Study/CSD0909/CSD1010”... RJR's research is helpful to FDA because, combined with the Hatsukami study, it shows that two separate RCTs demonstrate that Camel Snus does not sustain smoking cessation. Bot
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 5, 2016 14:15
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[New York] Spare Times for March 4-10

Museum at Eldridge Street: ‘After Hours: Beyond the Facade Art and Architecture Tour’ Why does a 19th-century Torah ark have hands carved in the sign of the Vulcan salute? And why does the reader’s lectern have a secret compartment for snuff and chewing t
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2016 04:09
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[Massachusetts] Borges: Ballpark tobacco ban is tough to chew on

Here’s a better suggestion for Boston, San Francisco and L.A. How about making sure our bridges don’t fall down on top of us while we’re stuck in traffic polluting the atmosphere because we’re all moving four miles an hour? If they can do that, what som
Boston (MA) Herald
added Mar 3, 2016 03:27
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[Canada, USA] MLB and its rules around tobacco products

A Toronto city councillor wants to ban tobacco products at all of the city’s sports facilities — including the Rogers Centre — which would prohibit Blue Jays players from chewing or dipping in their home ballpark.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 17:27
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