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[Asia, India] Delhi: Govt will enforce tobacco ban more strictly

Eighteen months after a Delhi government ban, state food inspectors will finally be able to take action against companies or vendors selling pan masala along with chewing tobacco, which can be mixed to form gutkha by the consumers.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 27, 2016 01:34
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette makers using devious ways to advertise to children, bypassing anti-tobacco law

International Institute for Legislative Affairs chief executive Emma Wanyonyi said the industry is openly advertising cigarettes through conspicuous shop displays at the eye-level of young children....one local company has started printing the graphic war
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:01
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[Netherlands] Dutch plan new law to ban shops displaying cigarettes and tobacco

Junior health minister Martin van Rijn is working on draft legislation which would force shopkeepers and petrol stations to keep cigarettes out of sight of consumers, broadcaster NOS said on Friday. The tobacco industry had promised to come up with measu
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette packs to carry graphic health warnings

Starting Friday, graphic warnings about the harmful effects of smoking will be attached to cigarette packs...all cigarette packs sold here, including those sold at duty-free shops, must carry one of 10 designated full-color and disturbing photos with war
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 22, 2016 15:47
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The price of cigarettes in Russia may double in 2017

according to a document from the Interior Ministry seen by Izvestia daily. “The current excise rate of 1680 rubles ($27.5) per thousand cigarettes is due to be increased up to 2123 rubles ($35). From there, the price of a pack may cost 220 rubles,” the do
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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Africa battles rise in deadly lifestyle illnesses

A World Health Organisation (WHO) survey released Tuesday showed that most Africans had at least one risk factor for developing one of these diseases, such as smoking, a lack of exercise, poor diet and obesity.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:18
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Billionaires vs. Big Tobacco in the Global South

Maybe Gates hasn't invested more on tobacco because Bloomberg is on the case. Certainly, Mike's foundation shows no signs of backing off on this front. The new $360 million will go toward the support of "evidence-based policies" to slow tobacco use, an
Inside Philanthropy
added Dec 19, 2016 21:41
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WHO: Tobacco Control Saves Lives

Action Points Tobacco control measures enacted through a World Health Organization (WHO) treaty are estimated to prevent 22 million smoking-related deaths worldwide, researchers said. From 2007 to 2014, more than 53 million people in 88 countries partici
MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2016 23:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Graphic images aim to cut Korea's smoking rate

Tobacco makers in Korea will have to add an "appalling" element to cigarette packets from Dec. 23: graphic photos or images highlighting the deadly risk of smoking. Products showing the graphic images are expected to go on sale in late January or Februa
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:38
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Anti-tobacco social campaign lowers number of smokers in Russia by 25%

The number of smokers in Russia has dropped by a quarter from 41% to 31% from the total number of smokers since Russia launched its anti-tobacco campaign early in 2009, Oleg Salagay, Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Public Health and Communicatio
TASS (ru)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:56
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