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Smoke-free Sochi showcases Russia's tobacco control effort ($$)

n one important respect the event seems to be shaping into a resounding success: the XXII Olympic Winter ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:14
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[Canada] Flavoured tobacco is hooking our kids into the habit, study shows

While chewing tobacco is hardly new, a recently released study found students in Grades 6 to 12 are getting hooked by flavouring in tobacco. According to a study released by the University of Waterloo, 46% of 117,000 students surveyed in 2010-2011 used
Sun News Network (ca)
added Oct 20, 2013 16:29
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Japan taking steps to discourage smoking nationwide

“We have freshly launched this fiscal year the second Health Japan 21 project. It’s to stop those underage from smoking and to host the committee of experts on tobacco and health upgrading to undertake various measures to deal with cigarette smoking,” sa
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Jun 3, 2013 13:12
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'Rush' only hints at race-car driver James Hunt's exploits

he passed away from a heart attack in 1993 at age 45 ... At a 1979 Grand Prix, a sauced Hunt threw up on the shoes of sponsor Phillip Morris’ president.
New York Post
added Nov 1, 2013 15:05
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GRAPHICS: Baseball and Chewing Tobacco: A Strange History

How did this come to pass? Why is it that, for more than a century now, so many heroes of America's Pastime spit toxic waste and look like they have a small mammal stuffed in their cheek?
Discovery Channel
added Apr 9, 2013 19:33
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[Ukraine] Ukrainian president approves smoking, tobacco ban during Euro 2012

President Viktor Yanukovych has signed into law bill No. 4819-VI, "On changes to the Ukrainian law, 'On organizing and conducting the final part of the 2012 European football championship in Ukraine'," concerning the health of fans and athletes and creat
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Jun 1, 2012 12:41
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Tobacco chaws to go the way of the spitball

Players new to the majors won’t be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball’s tentative five-year labor agreement reached last month. “I think the smokeless tobacco ban is both logical and I am thankful,” Los Angeles Ang
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 3, 2017 22:55
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[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-tobacco law to be upgraded with harsher punishments, fines

Though the consumption of cigarettes and tobacco products decreased in 2007 after the control of smoking law came into effect, usage subsequently increased, apparently in part because of lax enforcement, particularly with regard to the ban on selling cig
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:54
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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[California] Calm Before Tobacco Storm in Sacramento

Facing four challenges this session in the California Legislature, the tobacco industry has been conspicuously absent from the debate so far. But Sacramento veterans don't expect it to last. "I think they're trying to figure out what's the strategy," sai
California Healthline
added Mar 12, 2015 22:13
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