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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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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco tax skyrockets to 40 percent in Oman

Oman has increased its tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products for the first time in 17 years resulting in price rises, according to reports. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Mini
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:05
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[Africa] Zimbabwe farmers fear winter of hunger after poor tobacco crop

Thousands of small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe fear they will be going hungry this winter after abandoning traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco, a cash crop known locally in this southern African nation as "green gold". For 1
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2015 20:31
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[Australia, Switzerland, UK] Row over Marlboro-funded research that undermined plain cigarette packs

A bitter academic row has triggered calls for a leading university to withdraw two key scientific papers sponsored by “big tobacco” ...a group of academics has written to the university calling for the papers, funded and supervised by (PMI)... to be with
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:21
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