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Imperial Tobacco Canada files legal challenge against Nova Scotia menthol ban

"By prohibiting the sale of menthol cigarettes, the Government of Nova Scotia has stepped beyond its legislative authority, which leaves us with no other choice than to bring this matter in front of the courts," said Ms. Caroline Ferland, Vice President
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 28, 2015 18:51

Approaches for Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade — Nine Countries and the European Union

continued adoption of the provisions outlined in the WHO illicit trade protocol and its accession could improve the global capacity to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products and enhance public health. The WHO illicit trade protocol contains three main e
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:27

The World's 100 Most Powerful Women * 2015 RANKING: #3 Melinda Gates

has cemented her dominance in philanthropy and global development to the tune of $3.9 billion in giving in 2014 and more than $33 billion in grant payments since she founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with her husband in 2000. Her work has inspir
added May 28, 2015 13:52

[Tennessee] Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

Sullivan County health officials are targeting middle school youth countywide with an anti-smoking, pro-health campaign. The #UNSMOKEABLE campaign kicked off May 15 with the distribution of about 4,600 backpacks with information and incentives to all cit
Kingsport (TN) Times-News
added May 28, 2015 07:47

[Africa, Nigeria] Breaking: Jonathan signs Tobacco control bill, five others

Nigeria’s outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan, has signed the Tobacco Control bill into law, hours to the end of his tenure. The president signed the bill alongside five others, his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, announced on Twitter, Wednesday. Other bil
Premium Times (ng)
added May 28, 2015 07:08

[Australia] What’s next for tobacco control? A smoke-free generation

Tasmania has smoking rates 50% higher than elsewhere in Australia.... The tobacco-free generation is a cry from the heart from people who have had enough. Those backing the amendment include many Tasmanian health professionals and advocates who are fed up
The Conversation (au)
added May 27, 2015 16:44

Research letter: No lasting effects of plain packaging on cigarette pack retrieval time in small Australian retail outlets [FREE FULL TEXT]

The claim that plain packaging would negatively impact small tobacco retailers by making it harder to locate and retrieve cigarette packs, thereby increasing transaction times, has not eventuated in Australia.... Other countries considering plain packagi
Tobacco Control
added May 27, 2015 16:05

[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: The Tobacco Control Bill

Although, the bill has been long overdue, it is heart-warming that it finally scaled the hurdles built against it by powerful interest groups and, by passing the bill, Nigeria has joined the league of countries concerned with the health of its population
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 27, 2015 10:12

[Africa, Nigeria] Signing of Tobacco Bill Will Be Lasting Health Legacy, Groups Tell Jonathan

A coalition of civil society groups have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to sign the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) passed by the Senate and House of Representatives recently as a parting gift to Nigerians.
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added May 26, 2015 08:39

[Africa, Nigeria] Experts Call For Stringent Measures Against Tobacco Smoking

Experts on Monday called for controlled measures against tobacco and smoking to reduce the severe negative implications to health. The experts spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos ahead of the 2015 World No Tobacco Day om May 31.
Leadership (ng)
added May 25, 2015 22:45
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