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VIDEO: American Lung Association gives Connecticut a ‘D’ on report card

A B, a C, a D and two Fs. Not what you want to see on your kid’s report card, and not want lung health advocates want to see when it comes to the tobacco policies of the state of Connecticut.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:20

Federal, State Leaders Disregard Proven Ways to Prevent, Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives, Finds American Lung Association Tobacco Report

The American Lung Association's 15th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report finds that much more needs to be done to prevent our nation's youth from a lifetime of tobacco addiction. The report shows that some key actions were taken at the federal and s
American Lung Association
added Jan 25, 2017 15:26

Tripling tobacco taxes: Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

How can greater reductions in smoking be achieved in the next decade and contribute to reaching the health and social targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? We review some key issues in the epidemiology and economics of global tob
Peking Press (au)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:02

[Caribbean] Jamaica To Evaluate WHO's Call For Heavy Taxation On Tobacco Industry

Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton says he along with stakeholders will be evaluating the call by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for heavy taxation on the tobacco industry.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:01

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] House leader acts to save tobacco farmers

called on Congress yesterday to save thousands of tobacco farmers from wallowing further into poverty, urging the passage of amendments to the Sin Tax Bill. Deputy Speaker and Ilocos Sur Rep. Eric Singson said amendment of the unitary taxation under the
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:57

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Finance chief backs tax probe on Mighty Corp

Dominguez said Wednesday he supported the Bureau of Internal Revenue's decision to investigate Mighty Corp. and other cigarette makers for alleged use of fake tax stamps. Dominguez said BIR Commissioner Cesar Dulay "did the right thing" when it initiated
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:54

[UK] Smoking claims a life every 21 hours in Gateshead

Gateshead Council has released figures which suggest that one person dies as a result of smoking every 21 hours in Gateshead. It adds that early deaths due to smoking are costing the NHS ... “We want to hold the Government to account and help eradicate
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:45

[Caribbean, Jamaica] ‘Higher tobacco taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade’— Carreras

Carreras Limited says it notes, with grave concern, the release from the Ministry of Health advising that portfolio minister Dr Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organisation’s call for heavy taxation on the tobacco
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:13

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: A fatwa on e-cigarettes? Not so fast — Jeffrey Baxley

With the price of tobacco products rising, pushing smokers to the black market, where cigarettes are generally higher in tar and nicotine, we should welcome vaping as a healthier, cheaper alternative to tobacco. This is especially so given that the cos
Malay Mail (my)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:44

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Agri chief opposes 2-tier excise tax on cigarettes

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol vehemently opposed the legislation imposing a huge increase in cigarette excise tax, saying the two-tier scheme would only bring hardship to tobacco farmers who are still reeling from the previous tax hike. “The DA (
Manila Times (ph)
added Jan 24, 2017 02:00
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