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[Australia] SEE IT: HBO’s John Oliver rips tobacco companies for plain packaging litigation

The host of ‘Last Week Tonight’ led an 18-minute segment to expose tobacco companies' use of litigation and bullying tactics to stop countries from removing their brands on tobacco products. Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco said t
New York Daily News
added Feb 17, 2015 17:32

[Indonesia] Jokowi urged to sign tobacco treaty to protect children

A petition has been launched calling on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to ratify the UN’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which was passed to prevent the tobacco industry from targeting children.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:55

[Asia] Global report 2014: smokeless tobacco being widely consumed in Pakistan

According to the report tilted, 'Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective' issued by National Cancer Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday, high rates of smokeless t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:55

China Has To Kick Smoking Habit Or Health Care Costs Could Be Huge

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: About 1 in every 3 cigarettes smoked in the world is smoked in China.... CHENGHUI: (Through translator) If this becomes a law, people won't smoke in public spaces. This policy will help us quit.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 28, 2014 03:51

[UK] Calls for safety warnings after 'exploding' e-cigarette chargers cause more than 100 fires

The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents fire brigades in England and Wales, said e-cigarette blazes have been increasing in the last two years and is calling for “graphic” warnings to be put on chargers.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 21:58

JACKSON: Ebola may be in the headlines, but tobacco is another killer in Africa

story of injustice and inequality. While transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) take home humungous profits, such as the £5.5bn UK-based British American Tobacco (BAT) pocketed in 2013, each year they leave more than half a trillion dollars (pdf) of econo
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 10:52

[Asia] UPDATE 2-India tightens rules on cigarettes, tobacco branding

Besides illustrations showing the negative effects of smoking, packets will be required to carry the word "WARNING" and the phrase "Smoking causes throat cancer", the Health Ministry said. Similar warnings would be required on other tobacco products.
added Oct 15, 2014 13:20

[Australia] Youth smoking rates drop after display bans: study

Youth smoking rates have fallen and young people are less likely to identify cigarette brands following a ban on retailers displaying tobacco products, new research shows. In the first study to look at the medium-term effects of point-of-sale display b
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 6, 2014 17:18

[Africa] Nigeria Senate passes first stage of tobacco control

The bill seeks to provide a legal framework for the regulation of manufacture, sales, advertising and production of tobacco products in Nigeria. It also seeks to monitor and control the usage of tobacco in the country.
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:44

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Calls on Indonesia to Raise Excise Tax on Tobacco to Curb Use

Experts and activists have called on the government to raise excise tax on tobacco, a measure considered to be more effective in reducing demand for cigarettes, which in turn could help tobacco control in the country. All domestic tobacco companies, as o
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jun 28, 2014 09:15
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