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Nearly 10000 Cambodians die of smoking annually: expert

Nearly 10,000 people died of smoking every year in Cambodia, Dr. Mom Kong, executive director of Cambodia Movement for Health (CMH), said Thursday. Speaking in a consultative workshop on tobacco smoke at the Ministry of Social Affairs, he said that it wa
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 7, 2013 15:15
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No smoking in Russia

The Lower House of the Russian Parliament has passed the anti-tobacco bill, one of the strictest in Europe, in the third final reading.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Feb 12, 2013 13:15
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After tobacco, Turkey bans hookah in public places

After banning smoking in public places, the Turkish government has gone one step further by clamping down on an ancient tradition -- the hookah, or water pipe. As of Sunday it is no longer permitted to smoke the "hubbly-bubbly" in cafes, bars or restaura
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:17
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[Asia] 'Tobacco control at a crossroads in Bangladesh'

Bangladesh, among the top five countries in tobacco consumption, stands at a “critical juncture” in controlling it, president of the US-based Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) has said.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:19
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EDITORIAL: Smoking Is Worse Than You Imagined

There is an additional weapon that can be brought to bear. In mid-2009, Congress passed a law that gave the Food and Drug Administration authority for the first time to regulate tobacco products. It should use those powers to reduce the addictiveness and
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2014 01:04
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[Africa, Australia, Uruguay] Tobacco Industry Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health advocates and officials said.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:12
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[Europe] Philip Morris' Cigarette Volumes Slump Worsened By New Philippines Tax

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) reported its first quarter earning results on April 18. As expected, the company witnessed a sharp decline in cigarette volumes primarily due to an abrupt hike in indirect taxes in Philippines and continuing weakness
Trefis
added Apr 20, 2013 12:40
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[Norway] Tobacco giant drops appeal

Philip Morris, the major tobacco producer, has decided not to pursue its legal challenge of a Norwegian law that forbids retailers from displaying tobacco products.
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Oct 14, 2012 19:47
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WHO urges Cambodia to increase tobacco taxes

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged Cambodia to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products in order to raise state revenues and discourage smokers.
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 20, 2012 03:42
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[Botswana] Taking on the tobacco industry

The Anti-tobacco Network is set to launch a campaign themed ‘I do not want to be a walking billboard for tobacco industry’.
Botswana Gazette (bw)
added Jun 13, 2012 11:51
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