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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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Anti-tobacco social campaign lowers number of smokers in Russia by 25%

The number of smokers in Russia has dropped by a quarter from 41% to 31% from the total number of smokers since Russia launched its anti-tobacco campaign early in 2009, Oleg Salagay, Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Public Health and Communicatio
TASS (ru)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:56
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PICARD: Canada should adopt plain packaging rules despite what Big Tobacco says

In recent days, Canada’s tobacco industry has launched a massive advertising campaign – including a full page ad in The Globe and Mail – attacking the federal government’s plan to introduce plain packaging rules for cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:51
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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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[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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[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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[Asia, India] 90% OF LUNG CANCER PATIENTS ARE SMOKERS

Lung cancer is the leading cancer amongst men in Kerala despite a ban on smoking in public places and several anti-tobacco awareness campaigns, show the latest estimates by the National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (NCDIR) of the Indian Co
The Indian Panorama
added Jun 24, 2016 16:17
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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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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
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