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[Canada] Cobourg strengthens no-smoking rules

Town of Cobourg has prohibited smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public places. The move follows recent changes to provincial legislation making it illegal to smoke on and around children's playgrounds and publicly owned sports fields and su
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2015 16:30
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco activists for ban on Marlboro campaign

Anti-tobacco campaigners have demanded immediate stoppage of advertising and promotional campaigns by the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris ... advocacy organization Progga protested the luxuries rock city concert 'road to rock nation' through
Financial Express (bd)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:50
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[Burma/Myanmar, China] Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market

as Myanmar opens its doors to the world after half a century of military rule, it faces a new threat: Large multinational cigarette companies looking for new markets. After years of isolation, many young people want to be as "cool" as their Western peers
Al Jazeera
added Nov 20, 2013 15:25
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[Oregon] 'Sweet deceit' cigars tempt teens

A new survey of eighth- and 11th-graders in Multnomah County found one out of six has tried the new flavored cigars or flavored chewing tobacco. One in 10 smokes a hookah — a water pipe typically filled with flavored tobacco. “It’s not really an acciden
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:22
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[Australia] Big tobacco brands to target teens to shore up smoking rates as plain packaging bites

CIGARETTE companies will ramp up their fight to attract more teenagers using marketing tactics to prevent smoking rates from falling, experts warn.
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 29, 2012 20:50
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[New York] For Teenage Smokers, Removing the Allure of the Pack

Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work.
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 1, 2012 15:34
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[Florida] New push to ban flavored tobacco in Deltona

The head of the Volusia County Health Department said children are getting their hands on candy-flavored tobacco products and getting hooked on smoking.
Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:01
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar’s Weak Legislation a “Lucky Strike” for Foreign Tobacco Giants

Although the country ratified the WHO Framework Convention against Tobacco Control in 2004, Myanmar has failed to implement some of its guidelines – such as putting health warnings on cigarette packaging. That along with insufficient and poorly enforced
The Diplomat (jp)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:12
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[Germany] How seeing just 10 tobacco adverts can boost risk of teenagers smoking by 40%

The German led research also found that the same number of sightings increase the chances of teenagers indulging in the habit daily by 30 per cent. They based their findings on more than 1,300 ten to 15-year-old non-smokers. The group was exposed to to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:02
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America's Most Wanted Tobacco Villains

This report and an accompanying infographic highlight the biggest tobacco threats to kids today. These include: The Usual Suspects: The tobacco industry aggressively targets kids with marketing for cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. Unfortunately, this m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 22, 2013 12:17
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