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[Jamaica] Smoking costing Gov't more than it pays - health ministry

Carreras ... last week told the Human Resource and Social Development Committee of Parliament that it contributes $11 billion …. But in a stinging rebuttal before the committee yesterday, the health ministry said that for every tobacco dollar in taxes, th
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:28
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[Africa, Rwanda] WHO calls for heavy taxes on tobacco products

The east African Community (EAC) governments should increase taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking. According to the Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa, taxes on tobacco products are low in East Africa, which makes it easy for many people to
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:16
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[Uae] Tobacco products with graphic photos hit shelves

Five graphic images, three for cigarette and two for shisha products, will be used
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:48
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates want to force 'end game' in war against tobacco

"The federal government has basically withdrawn from tobacco control in many ways," said Melodie Tilson, policy director at the National Non-Smokers' Rights Association. "There have been virtually no new tobacco control initiatives coming out of the fede
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:29
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10 Most Expensive Countries to Buy Cigarettes in the World

This has been the list of 10 most expensive countries to buy cigarettes in the world. The causes for these high prices are good since they promote people to quit the vice.
Insider Monkey
added Jul 25, 2015 21:39
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[Africa] Kenya to enforce ban on tobacco advertising

The Kenyan government on Thursday pledged to enforce legislation to ban advertising and promotion of tobacco related products in order to halt the rising toll of deaths associated with smoking.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:32
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PROCTOR: Taking the Addiction Out of Smoking

How quickly will the F.D.A. move to establish a nicotine standard? One worrisome sign is that the plan is part of a “multiyear road map.” But there is an urgency here that should not be forgotten. Dr. Gottlieb himself warned that if present consumption r
New York Times
added Aug 2, 2017 14:52
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[Asia, East Timor] Indonesia in Uneasy Glare as WHO Turns Its Focus to Tobacco

“Tougher actions are needed for tobacco control and prevention,” said Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO’s regional director. “Countries must equally tax all tobacco products, ban tobacco advertisements, enforce pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and imp
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:19
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[Africa, Tanzania] Tobacco Farms Notorious for Worst Forms of Child Labour

According to International Labour Organization, the causes of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in tobacco plantations in Tanzania are linked to poverty; 84 per cent of the parents of children working on the farms come from poor and very poor socio-economi
All-Africa.com
added Aug 27, 2013 11:00
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Law Spoils Tobacco’s Taste, Australians Say

Smokers think the cigarettes taste off. Complaints started to roll in about the flavor of cigarette brands almost immediately after the law went into effect on Dec. 1. That could mean a lot for health advocates’ efforts to prevent smoking. “Of course the
New York Times
added Jul 10, 2013 12:43
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