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[Jamaica] Significant Decline in Asthma Admissions Since Smoking Ban

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says there has been a 20 per cent reduction in asthmatic admissions to hospitals since the imposition of the no smoking policy in specified public spaces. The ban was imposed on July 15, with the implementat
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:28

[Asia, Bangladesh] ‘Tobacco lobbyist’s active’

Tobacco companies have appointed ‘powerful lobbyists’ to secure their interests by liaising with the government’s upper echelon, said State Minister for Law Qamrul Islam. “There is a movement to control Tobacco use. Tobacco companies have appointed lobby (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:32

[Indonesia, Philippines] Tobacco facing challenges in South East Asia

International tobacco firms are increasingly being forced to look for new markets in South-East Asia, where regulations are weak and smoking rates are steadily climbing. Stricter regulation and the success of anti-smoking campaigns in rich countries hav
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 27, 2013 11:37

[Africa, Kenya, Korea - South] Anti-tobacco laws gain currency as UN endorses tough control measures

A crucial conference on tobacco in South Korea that proposes serious restrictions in production of the crop could spell death knell the lucrative tobacco farming. Tobacco farmers are closely monitoring outcome of the conference backed by United Nations
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 19, 2012 18:40

[Honduras, Singapore, Ukraine] Australia defiant on WTO cigarette challenge

Australia said Friday it would "vigorously defend" itself against complaints about its plan for plain cigarette packaging made by Honduras and Ukraine to the World Trade Organization
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2012 18:32

[Belize] Crackdown on smoking! Health Ministry gets serious

The Reporter Press (bz)
added Oct 29, 2010 00:00

[Canada, Finland, New Zealand, UK] The Global War on Smoking Is Really Heating Up

Gottlieb suggested mandating drastic cuts in nicotine levels, public-health experts in New Zealand last week published an action plan recommending such reductions within five years. Canada and Finland say they’re looking into regulating amounts of the dru
Bloomberg News
added Aug 9, 2017 14:41

Government of Canada finalizes ban on menthol in most tobacco products

Health Canada announced today a finalized amendment to the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps and most cigars sold on the Canadian market. This will expand flavour restrictions to 95% of the entire tobacco market in Canada.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06

The price of cigarettes in Russia may double in 2017

according to a document from the Interior Ministry seen by Izvestia daily. “The current excise rate of 1680 rubles ($27.5) per thousand cigarettes is due to be increased up to 2123 rubles ($35). From there, the price of a pack may cost 220 rubles,” the do
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11

[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco Meddling With Myanmar’s Government – Report

The report, by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance, finds “high levels” of tobacco industry interference in Myanmar, which has been included in the annual update of ASEAN countries for the first time. The report throws light on Big Tobacco’s so
Myanmar Business Today (mm)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:36
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