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Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement disco
Armenian Weekly
added May 31, 2017 18:57
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[California] San Francisco puts a litter mitigation fee of 20c pack on cigarettes.

Twitter
added May 31, 2017 18:06
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Contraband Cigarettes Cost Greece up to €1 Billion per Year

As no Greek government has managed so far to banish smoking in public places, the State is losing close to 1 billion euros every year from the sale of contraband tobacco and cigarettes. Tax raises and special levies on cigarettes have not deterred the m
Greek Reporter
added May 31, 2017 18:00
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[New York] On World No Smoking Day, this is how to eliminate cigarettes

This means that tobacco sales would drop by 3.5% if tobacco prices increased by 5% - a level that social medicine expert Michael Kunze believes realistic. "A (5% price increase is a) level that is acceptable to all parties: to us doctors, because a lot
New York Daily News
added May 31, 2017 16:07
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[New York] On World No Smoking Day, this is how to eliminate cigarettes

This means that tobacco sales would drop by 3.5% if tobacco prices increased by 5% - a level that social medicine expert Michael Kunze believes realistic. "A (5% price increase is a) level that is acceptable to all parties: to us doctors, because a lot
New York Daily News
added May 31, 2017 16:07
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[Africa, South Africa] SA sees reduction in tobacco consumption: Council

South Africans have reduced tobacco consumption over the years especially post 1994. As the world observes World no Tobacco Day, the dangers of smoking have again been highlighted. Executive Director at the National Council Against Smoking, Savera Kalid
South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC) (za)
added May 31, 2017 15:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR discovers non- tax paid cigarettes at warehouse

has unearthed mismatched different brands of cigarettes to the tune of 5988 packarites in a warehouse of Philip Morris Pakistan...shows alarming trends that the legal cigarette manufacturer is allegedly being involved into producing and selling non duty p
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2017 14:07
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BRUNI: How We Really Die

“A friend of mine once said the way to stop smoking is to close your eyes, think about the person you dislike the most,” Bloomberg, 75, told me. “Now, do you want to be at their funeral or you want them to be at yours?”
New York Times
added May 31, 2017 13:53
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[Asia, Pakistan] Protest held against govt for lowering cigarette prices

the finance ministry has reduced the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on pack of 20 cigarettes from Rs32.98 to Rs16 by introducing third tier. There is almost no change in the FED on upper slab. The protesters, while criticising the government for lowering the
The Nation (pk)
added May 30, 2017 23:51
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MARQUEZ: World No Tobacco Day 2017: Why Does It Matter?

those of us working at the World Bank Group should also reaffirm our commitment to “walking the walk and not only the talk” to help countries control the development threat posed by tobacco use... To advance the tobacco control agenda into the future, we
World Bank blogs
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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