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[Canada] Most effective way to reduce smoking? Increase price of cigarettes, study says

“If the world is serious about knocking down consumption by one-third, the only way to get there is significant increases in taxes,” Dr. Prabhat Jah, director of the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, said in an inter
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 2, 2014 08:46
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85% of Oral Cancer Cases in Sudan Caused by Chewing Tobacco, Study Shows

A recent study has revealed that 8-9 million Sudanese people chew tobacco and indicated that 82% of oral cancer cases are attributed to this. The report further said that 92% of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking while 5% of Sudanese women carry g
Sudan Vision (sd)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:36
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[Canada] Toronto city council outlaws hookah bars, bans shisha smoking in lounges

Toronto is banning shisha smoking in lounges and restaurants, becoming the latest Canadian city to outlaw the hookah. City councillors overwhelmingly endorsed the public-health-inspired ban Wednesday, rejecting a proposed compromise. The prohibition, wh
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:33
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[Africa, Namibia] Support for public smoking ban

With the Tobacco Products Control Act No 1 of 2010 to be gazetted next month, after which it will be enforced, effectively banning people from smoking in public places, a random survey by New Era yesterday indicates that many people fully support what the
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Mar 5, 2014 13:38
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Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48
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[Africa] Mauritius looks to snuff out more cigarettes with new campaign

Health minister Lormus Bundhoo said that new laws would be enforced to allow for more graphic warnings on cigarette packs while there would be a clamp-down on the sale of tobacco products to juveniles. The government was looking at a complete ban of tob
Africa Review (ke)
added May 22, 2013 07:22
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[Chile] Smoking in Latin America: Stubbed out

This month Chile became the 14th Latin American country to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. Chile’s conversion is significant, since it is something of a smokers’ corner. The World Health Organisation says over 40% of Chileans smoke, compared with 2
The Economist
added Mar 28, 2013 10:02
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Tobacco Firms Save $1 Billion With Kitty Litter in Cigars

Their secret: Using fillers such as the clay found in cat litter or stuffing the products with more tobacco to tip the scales in their favor. The heavier weight let the companies sidestep a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax, taking advantage
Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2013 14:00
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Kosovo adopts strong and comprehensive tobacco control law

Kosovo has adopted a comprehensive tobacco control law in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The measures include: 100% smoke-free indoor public places, workplaces, and public transportation, as well as specified outdo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 13:39
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[Czech Republic] Czech president, chain-smoker, approves smoking ban in bars

President Milos Zeman has put to an end the Czech Republic's status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. Zeman, a chain smoker, signed into law on Tuesday a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes after it was approved by both hous
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2017 19:42
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