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[Thailand] AUDIO: Thai Govt pushes through regulation on cigarette packaging

Anti-tobacco advocates in Thailand are celebrating after the government signed off on regulations that will require graphic health warnings to cover 85% of cigarette packets. ... Speaker: Dr. Prakit Vathesatogkit, Secretary General, Action on Smoking an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 13, 2013 13:06

[Massachusetts] Smoking: A Global Epidemic

Harvard University hosted a conference on global tobacco control and the state of tobacco use in the 21st century. The United Nations, the World Health Organization and other international groups interested in tobacco control from over 40 nations gather
added Mar 9, 2013 19:10

Nearly 10000 Cambodians die of smoking annually: expert

Nearly 10,000 people died of smoking every year in Cambodia, Dr. Mom Kong, executive director of Cambodia Movement for Health (CMH), said Thursday. Speaking in a consultative workshop on tobacco smoke at the Ministry of Social Affairs, he said that it wa
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 7, 2013 15:15

[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico] Cigarette Companies Mock Tobacco Control Laws in Latin America

With tobacco product advertisements banned in every country in the region, companies are now targeting points of sale in their efforts to increase product visibility, and implementing corporate social responsibility programmes to maintain brand popularit
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:56

Anti-smoking law to get more teeth in Qatar

A new law will soon be introduced in Qatar to ensure strict implementation of the ban on smoking in public places, said Dr Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, director of the Public Health Department in the Supreme Council of Health (SCH).
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:34

[UK] Government to legislate for plain cigarette packaging this year

Ministers are to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes along the Australian model with legislation this year, after becoming convinced that the branding is a key factor in why young people start to smoke.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:15

Is Indonesia, one of big tobacco's last frontiers, closing?

Not fast enough for anti-smoking campaigners. But Indonesia is slowly taking steps to end its status as one of the great growth markets for tobacco companies
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 4, 2013 06:07

Nigerian anti-tobacco advocates to push for higher tobacco taxes

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, over the week, trained anti-tobacco advocates including government officials . . . When the new bill gets to the parliament and is open to public debate, anti tobacco advocates plan to push for higher tobacco taxes and st
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 2, 2013 01:39

Tobacco Firms Save $1 Billion With Kitty Litter in Cigars

Their secret: Using fillers such as the clay found in cat litter or stuffing the products with more tobacco to tip the scales in their favor. The heavier weight let the companies sidestep a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax, taking advantage
Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2013 14:00

[Indonesia] Music stars slammed for cigarette company-sponsored gigs

Anti-tobacco and child rights campaigners in Indonesia on Friday criticized international musicians for agreeing to perform at a jazz festival for which a cigarette company is the main sponsor. ... The Indonesian Commission on Tobacco Control urged par
Times LIVE (za)
added Mar 1, 2013 13:34
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