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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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E-Cigarettes Should be a Last Resort, Heart Doctors Say

should be outlawed for minors and only be used as a last resort to quit smoking, the American Heart Association says in a new policy statement. And the Food and Drug Administration should hurry up and regulate them, the group says.
NBC News
added Feb 18, 2016 23:13
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[Illinois] Aldermen block Emanuel tobacco tax hike proposal

Opponents of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes in Chicago to 21 and hike a series of tobacco taxes blocked a vote Wednesday after the mayor tried to jump-start the measure by pledging to crack down on illegal smoke sales.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 22:44
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Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47
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Norway doctors want ban on tobacco sales

The Norwegian Medical Association (Legeforeningen - NMA) wants a smoke-free society by 2035 and has proposed a ban on the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after 2000 as a first step.
The Local (no)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26
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[Canada, UK-Scotland] MSPs told similar car smoking ban led to 10% cut in number of children exposed to secondhand smoke

MSPs who passed legislation to ban smoking in cars that are carrying children were told that the only similar legal intervention resulted a ten per cent cut in the proportion of youngsters exposed..."There is some evidence from Canada that legislative in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 19, 2015 16:09
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[Utah] Editorial: The FDA's delay in releasing electronic cigarette regulations is putting the young at risk

For the sake of the nation’s young people, if nothing else, the federal government ought to curtail advertising and require strict controls over the ingredients of these products, helping state laws become more effective.
Deseret News
added Nov 16, 2015 16:12
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American Academy of Pediatrics issues sweeping recommendations on tobacco and e-cigarettes

New policy statements urge strong regulations of e-cigarettes, noting increasing popularity among teens; AAP recommends restricting age of sale for all tobacco products to 21
EurekAlert
added Oct 26, 2015 05:09
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[Asia, Bangladesh] TOBACCO SCOURGE Still a long way to go before stubbing it out

six in every 10 men aged 15 years and above and three in every 10 women of the same age group use tobacco, whether smoking or smokeless. That's the fourth highest consumption rate in Southeast Asia...different tax structures for different tobacco product
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Sep 12, 2015 20:04
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[Azerbaijan] Bill banning smoking in public places coming

The Parliament plans to resolve issues related to the ban on smoking in public places at this year's autumn session or by the spring session of next year. Under this new law, smoking will be banned at airports, seaports, railway and bus stations, and in
AzerNews (az)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:01
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