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[Oman] Cigarette packs start alerting people against smoking

Cigarette packs currently in supply in Oman have begun to carry the message of potential dangers of smoking along with a compelling image aiming to dissuade the smokers to kick the habit.
Oman Observer (om)
added Nov 6, 2012 07:49
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[Philippines] Manila fights to save tobacco tax increase

Philippine President Benigno Aquino's tax reform program has met resistance from the country's politically powerful tobacco lobby, a policy struggle that has pitted the executive and legislative branches. While other countries in the region have imposed h
Asia Times
added Nov 5, 2012 11:50
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[Australia] Smoking push to quit for the baby

PREGNANT women and indigenous Australians are being targeted in a new anti-smoking campaign that comes a month before all cigarettes have to be sold in plain packaging.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:17
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[Indonesia, UK] Child tobacco pickers: TV documentary discovers children as young as 11 working in sweltering conditions

Shocking TV expose: Scandal of 11 years olds picking tobacco...later sold to a British cigarette giant
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:16
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[India] Bihar to launch vigorous drive against tobacco: Modi

With more than half of Bihar's population consuming harmful tobacco and its products, the state government, which imposed a ban on gutka early this year, has decided to launch a vigorous drive against its sale.
Daily Bhaskar (in)
added Nov 1, 2012 17:39
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Smoking will kill up to a billion people globally this century

John Seffrin, chief executive of the American Cancer Society, issued this warning while speaking at a high-level forum of the world’s 100 leading cancer experts gathered in the Swiss resort of Lugano.
Zee News (in)
added Oct 29, 2012 13:56
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Mongolia to pass smoking ban

In nation where 48 per cent of men are regular smokers, parliament acts to tackle a growing health problem
South China Morning Post
added Oct 29, 2012 12:25
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[Philippines] SANTIAGO: Protect young, poor from smoking

This is a health crisis. How did this crisis happen? The main reason is low prices of cigarettes and alcohol. The Philippines has one of the lowest prices of the two products in Southeast Asia. Because cigarettes are so cheap, the Philippines has one of
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph) [inactive]
added Oct 28, 2012 00:36
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[UK] Women who give up smoking before the age of 30 can cut 97 per cent of health risks, says study

Smoking is more dangerous than previously thought but the benefits of giving up are much greater than expected, according to a study of 1.3 million women
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 28, 2012 16:44
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'Addictive' Cigarette Smoking Games On Smartphones Target Kids

The iPhone app Electronic Smoke simulates smoking by detecting sound waves. When you breathe into the microphone, the virtual cigarette burns.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 23, 2012 17:27
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