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[Canada] Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Plain packaging — now in Australia, the United Kingdom and France and being considered in 10 other countries from Sweden to Singapore — is a necessary step in ending “a tragedy of the 20th century,” according to Cynthia Callard of Physicians for a Smoke-
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:29
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[Africa] Stubbing it out: Ethiopia implements smoking ban

The town of Mekelle is bucking the trend in Africa where tobacco use is increasing driven by companies that see a growing market on the continent amid a tightening of smoking laws elsewhere. Tobacco consumption in Africa -- excluding South Africa -- incr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:39
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European Union Approves Tough Rules on Electronic Cigarettes

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved rules that will for the first time regulate Europe’s fast-growing market for electronic cigarettes. Beginning in mid-2016, advertising for e-cigarettes is to be banned in the 28 nations of the European Union,
New York Times
added Feb 26, 2014 14:54
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[Europe, India] WHO chief accuses tobacco giant of 'sabotaging' EU health bill

The World Health Organisation chief on Wednesday accused tobacco giant Philip Morris of seeking to "sabotage" a proposed EU measure to clamp down on tobacco industry marketing aimed at women and youngsters. The planned Tobacco Products Directive, or TPD,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2013 14:05
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Campaign against tobacco launched in Mauritius

Afriquenligne (fr)
added May 26, 2010 00:00
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[Asia, India] Chandigarh's tobacco-free status discussed

Tobacco control advocates from across India gathered in the city on Wednesday to discuss the experiences of the first smoke-free city in the country. The focus of the workshop is to protect non-smokers from the exposure to second-hand smoke and protect m
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:49
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France sets cigarette plain package date, JTI to file appeal

France published Tuesday a decree setting a January 1 deadline for cigarette manufacturers to introduce plain packages, but Japan Tobacco International immediately said it would challenge the measure. The publication of the decree was the culmination of
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 23, 2016 11:55
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[South America/Caribbean] Sneaking a Smoke / Paraguay's Tobacco Business Fuels Latin America's Black Market ($$)

One particular sector seems to play a significant role in the nation's corruption-related challenges—Paraguay's tobacco industry. According to a 2009 study by Uruguay’s Tobacco Epidemic Research Center (CIET), Paraguay accounts for approximately 11 perce
Foreign Affairs
added Feb 7, 2016 21:39
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament Passes The Tobacco Control Bill Into An Act

The Bill has attracted mixed reactions from varied sections of the public with health activists supporting the passing of the Bill while some sections of the private sector especially tobacco dealers calling for deletion of some sections of the law.
UGO (Uganda Goes Online) (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:48
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France to go for plain cigarette packets in 2016

France will introduce plain cigarette packaging in 2016, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Wednesday, October 8, as the country seeks to stub out high smoking rates in under-16s. Following the successful introduction of plain packs in Australia, w
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 8, 2014 14:50
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