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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No kiddie pack. Every life counts — National Council of Women’s Organisations

NCWO lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the [FCTC]...In 2010 the Government also took a strong stand in banning the sale of small cigarette packs also known as “kiddie packs”. This is
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Bill tabled to raise minimum smoking age from 18 to 21

If passed, the bill to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act will also make it illegal for people to own imitation tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. Currently, it is against the law to import, distribute, sell or offer to sell
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Pennsylvania] More students vape on campus as administration considers ban on tobacco products

Since Lunsford began vaping four years ago, he has witnessed a dramatic evolution in public perceptions of his hobby as the numbers of vapers grew. During his five months at Valley Vapes — a downtown State College store specializing in e-cigarettes and
Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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Investors Demand Action from Hollywood on Smoking in Youth-Rated Films, As You Sow Releases Transparency Tool

Investors with $64 billion urge Hollywood studios to make youth-rated movies tobacco-free to save 1,000,000 lives, as a new web-platform from As You Sow tracks investments in tobacco-promoting companies
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2017 14:26
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco should be used as test case for policies to manage illegal drugs

Australia should do nothing that turns tobacco into just another illegal or quasi-illegal drug that profits only criminals. Instead we should use tobacco as a proving ground for policies that can be used to manage other drugs which are currently illegal,
The Age (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:55
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philip morris announcement to spend nearly $1 billion to end smoking sounds like fake news

The new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World raises the specter of the era when Philip Morris and other tobacco companies sought to establish industry-favorable research via the creation and funding of alleged independent research organizations, such as the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:16
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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[New York] Manhattan assemblywoman seeks ban on sale of flavored e-cigarette liquids to curb teen vaping

“That kind of product is meant to appeal to kids,” said Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan), who introduced a bill in late September to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarette liquids in New York. “I don’t know many adults who would like to
New York Daily News
added Oct 3, 2017 13:54
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New Bill to raise minimum smoking age to 21

Singapore has taken its first legal step towards raising the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21, with the introduction of a new Bill in Parliament yesterday. The Bill to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act will also make it illegal
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:31
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Tobacco smokers could gain 86 million years of life if they switch to vaping, study finds

Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period, calculates a research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. In all, cigarette smokers who sw
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:30
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