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[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
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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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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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[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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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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