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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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One-third of Serbian adults are smokers

including as much as 13 percent of the young, while 63.4 percent of children are still exposed to environmental tobacco smoke in their homes, participants of the conference ‘Twinning project: Improving tobacco control in the Republic of Serbia’ said on Tu
InSerbia (rs)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:29
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Public smoking to be banned in Belize

Caribbean News Now!
added Oct 21, 2010 00:00
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[France] These new French cigarette packs are designed to dissuade people from smoking

France is the second country to implement this branding-free cigarette packaging; Australia passed the same law in 2012, and Ireland and the UK are expected to do the same. Australia's graphic and uniform packaging has gotten a lot backlash from tobacco
Vox Media
added Apr 8, 2016 17:54
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] U.S. Proposes Provision on Tobacco in Trade Pact

The tobacco provision remains tentative, but its inclusion in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership being negotiated here would be a major victory for public health advocates and could set a precedent for other trade pacts. Tobacco companies have been
New York Times
added Oct 1, 2015 22:14
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[Asia] Bangladesh worse than Pakistan in tobacco control

Pakistan has set an example for Bangladesh and many other countries to follow in public health with an announcement that it will implement a new pictorial health warning on tobacco packs next month.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:25
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[Ghana] Tobacco control in Africa to get urgent attention

A new report by the Network of African Science Academies has called for an immediate action to prevent the growing threat of tobacco use in Africa. The report, “Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa: A Call for Effective Action to Support Health, Soc
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added May 9, 2014 17:11
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[Jamaica] Significant Decline in Asthma Admissions Since Smoking Ban

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says there has been a 20 per cent reduction in asthmatic admissions to hospitals since the imposition of the no smoking policy in specified public spaces. The ban was imposed on July 15, with the implementat
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:28
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