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[Canada] JHA: Tax hike on tobacco could save 25,000 lives

If Flaherty wants the gold medal for tobacco control then he should announce that every year for the next five years the street price per pack will rise by at least 10 per cent — or double his recent announcement. This will have the net impact of getting
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:26
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Nevada leads nation in secondhand smoke exposure

More than two-thirds of adult Nevadans are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the highest rate in the nation, according to a federal study. In fact, the No. 2 state for secondhand smoke was almost 10 percentage points behind Nevada.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 26, 2014 07:04
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TPLP Applauds Surgeon General Report’s Focus on Tobacco Litigation (#SGR50); Massachusetts Seen as New Frontier

Thanks to a landmark 2013 ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in the case of Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., the Bay State is poised to become the most attractive state in which to file product liability lawsuits against tobacco compa
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jan 17, 2014 16:06
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[Malaysia] No more discounts on cigarette packets

From next month, retailers are banned from offering discounts on the price of cigarettes and can only sell packets of 20-sticks.
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:47
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Statement On CDC's New Report About Youth Smoking

"Today, the CDC has released new evidence that proves we must redouble our efforts against big tobacco. Declines in cigarette smoking among our youth are only buffered by increases in other forms of tobacco use - like flavored cigars,"
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:24
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Evaluation of Tobacco Control in Mauritius Shows Need for New Pack Warnings and Stronger Commitment to Smoking Bans

For over three years, researchers from the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH) have been partnering with the World Health Organization, and Mauritius Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in collaboration with the University of Waterloo, on the ITC Maur
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 3, 2012 02:48
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[Pakistan] Bar associations offer support in tobacco control efforts

Rawalpindi and Islamabad Bar Associations have offered full support in tobacco control measures and saving the health’s rights of non-smokers
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 6, 2012 08:54
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[Washington] US surgeon general joins effort to reduce smoking in youths

Despite efforts to reduce smoking in Washington state, 70,000 youths smoke cigarettes and 50 start every day, according to state officials...
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jun 16, 2012 08:14
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[China] Gates spearheads anti-smoking push

the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched the first-ever anti-smoking social media campaign in China to raise public awareness, particularly of secondhand smoking. . . . "Say No to Forced Smoking"
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:40
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Proposed Cuts to North Carolina's Highly Successful Tobacco Prevention Programs Will Hurt Kids and Increase Health Care Costs

We urge the North Carolina General Assembly to reject a legislative committee's proposal to slash funding for the state's highly successful tobacco prevention programs and instead maintain funding at the current level of $17.3 million a year. It would be
PR Newswire
added May 28, 2012 14:28
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