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[Kentucky] A Smoke Free Road Trip to Fancy Farm

Advocates of a statewide smoke-free workplace law are hoping Kentuckians will be seeing fewer indoor ashtrays by 2015, as they promote proposed indoor smoking ban legislation around the commonwealth this week.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Jul 29, 2014 09:46
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Ex-Philip Morris workers lead Uruguay tobacco crackdown

when the tobacco giant pulled out of Uruguay amid a dispute over a strict smoking crackdown, Gomez and seven coworkers reinvented themselves as anti-tobacco police, joining a government program that sends them around the country to monitor compliance with
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 29, 2014 09:39
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ANWAR: 'Smoke and Mirrors': Eliminating Tobacco from Pharmacies

Does an individual have a realistic chance of changing a deeply rooted culture? In September, 2012, I publicly expressed my concern that the South Windsor, CT, CVS pharmacy was openly displaying and selling smoking products. As a father, physician and Me
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:26
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Time for Beijing to get tough on smoking

the government needs to make more effort to make them a reality. This is also the case with protective laws it has enacted in many other areas but failed to properly police. This cannot be allowed to happen with the tobacco control convention. The healt
South China Morning Post
added Jul 28, 2014 17:30
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[District of Columbia] Youth Leaders Sharpen Skills for Fight against Tobacco

we welcomed more than 30 youth activists from across the country to Washington, DC, for our 11th Youth Advocacy Symposium — a series of skill-building workshops on leadership, advocacy and communications.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2014 13:00
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[UK] Kicking the habit with a running challenge

RUNNERS are being given the opportunity to help run smoking out of town by claiming a free place at one of the region’s popular sporting events. Redcar and Cleveland and Middlesbrough Councils’ Smokefree Alliances are offering 100 runners a paid for pla
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:14
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[Ohio] WALTON: Why a tobacco heir isn't fuming

I first met Mr. Reynolds several years ago, when The Blade was editorializing vigorously for such a ban in Lucas County and later pushing for a statewide ban... But if Mr. Reynolds’ crusade to keep young people from starting to smoke in the first place g
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 05:11
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[India] After polio, Big B open to associate with anti-tobacco campaign

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been long associated with campaigns for polio eradication in India, won't mind working on anti-tobacco projects too. The "Bhoothnath Returns" star has been actively campaigning for polio eradication since 2002 and was a
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Jul 27, 2014 18:47
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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[UK] Smoking rates among children in England fall to record low

What made the difference? Government action including banning tobacco advertising, putting large health warnings on packs and making all enclosed public places smokefree. But more needs to be done....Every day’s delay means hundreds more children start s
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:34
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