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Michigan considers restricting electronic cigarette sales, but health advocates don't like the proposals
Bipartisan bills in the Michigan Legislature would ban minors under the age 18 from purchasing or using electronic cigarettes. But some major health groups are concerned that language in the bills could exempt electronic cigarettes from tobacco regulatio
Dec 6, 2013 Michigan Live
added Dec 7, 2013 14:41
Is Europe losing the war against smoking? The prevalence of smoking has risen in France, the Czech Republic, and Albania since 2005, and smoking by girls and women is increasing at an “alarming” rate” across much of the Continent, the World Health Organi
Dec 6, 2013 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 6, 2013 18:10
The battle against smoking, at the state level, is starting to show results. This year, the tobacco market has declined by more than 5 percent. New increased excise taxes should enhance this effect.
Dec 5, 2013 Russia & India Report (ru)
added Dec 5, 2013 14:10
The assessment awarded China two of a possible 16 points on public smoking control, and zero points on tobacco advertising control. This means China's years of anti-smoking efforts have had almost no results. Moreover, the country's tobacco tax rate, now
Dec 4, 2013 Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:14
The nation's high court rejected an appeal from a Canadian company that claimed the state couldn't collect payments for cigarettes sold to Indian tribal members. ... Without comment, the high court let stand a decision by the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appe
Dec 3, 2013 The Oklahoman
added Dec 4, 2013 05:28
Legislation focused on battling cigarette trafficking from Virginia to high-tax states was endorsed by the Virginia State Crime Commission on Monday. Also, the commission staff — with help from the state departments of Taxation and Alcoholic Beverage Co
Dec 3, 2013 Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 3, 2013 20:50
The report makes two recommendations: strategic action should be taken in a variety of aspects to curb the tobacco epidemic; and international organizations should review existing programs/policies, to ensure due prominence in tobacco control.
May 25, 2007 World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:19
Higher "sin taxes" appear to have dampened demand for Marlboro and Fortune cigarettes this year, as Philip Morris International Incorporated (PMI) said its sales volume in the Philippines fell 21% in the first nine months.
Dec 2, 2013 ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:00
Health disparities between rich and poor nations could be banished in a generation by investment in research, vaccines and drugs to combat diseases such as AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, global health experts said on Tuesday.
Dec 3, 2013 Reuters
added Dec 3, 2013 13:36
The call comes in a report, published in The Lancet, which says there is a "once in human history" chance to wipe out health disparities between nations. The authors recommend increased investment in global health to tackle killer diseases.
Dec 2, 2013 BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2013 13:34