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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passes ordinance against passive smoking aimed at protecting children

approved an ordinance aimed at protecting children from inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke in homes and other places. The ordinance, cosponsored by Tomin First (Tokyoites First), Komeito and the Democratic Party, was approved by a majority vote in a ple
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32
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Indian one-man band blows, strums and sings against smoking

Indian musician Gladson Peter strums the ukulele while blowing into a harmonica and smashing a cymbal using his foot as children from one of Asia's biggest slums clap and cheer. Peter, who can play 45 instruments, claims to be India's only one-man band
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:21
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38 GOVERNORS SUPPORT WE CARD AWARENESS MONTH

Thirty-eight U.S. governors proclaimed support for We Card Awareness Month throughout September by issuing proclamations, certificates of recognition and official letters of support. The iconic “We Card” badge seen at sales counters and front windows of
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:01
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Snus and snuff use in Switzerland among young men: are there beneficial effects on smoking?

SLT use did not have any significant beneficial effects on young men in Switzerland, but significantly increased the likelihood of smoking initiation and continuation, independent of whether the substance is legally sold (snuff) or not (snus). This does
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:38
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[Monaco] Screen icon Grace Kelly's 19-year-old granddaughter stuns her Instagram followers with her resemblance to the princess (but that cigarette isn’t very regal)

Grace Kelly's granddaughter, Camille Gottilieb, 19, has gained a loyal fan base thanks to her glamorous Instagram shots amassing 24,000 followers... The photo where she had a cigarette dangling from her lips prompted a string of comments from admirers not
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:16
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Introducing 'kiddie pack' cigarettes the wrong way to go, says NCWO

National Council of Women's Organisations Malaysia (NCWO) president Professor Tan Sri Dr Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin said rigorous evaluation studies need to be conducted to monitor the extent of illicit trade activities.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:13
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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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[Asia-pacific] SENG: Singapore should aim to be smoke-free, not just smoke-lite

Early this week, a Bill to raise the minimum legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 years old was tabled in Parliament. This is a strategically correct move and underscores a recognition that more needs to be done to curb youth smoking initiation.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:24
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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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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Feasibility of amendment to Tobacco Act questioned

The Health Ministry said in an explanatory statement attached to the Bill that raising the minimum legal age is intended "to reduce, with a view to ultimately eliminating, the opportunities for the young to be tempted and take up smoking before attaining
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:56
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