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[India] MEHROTRA: A pointless smokescreen: The government is on a slippery slope with ham-handed attempts at censorship

Woody Allen has refused to screen his film with disclaimers ... Blue Jasmine has only two slight scenes which feature cigarettes in them. It's not a film that condones smoking ... The government is in desperate need of clarity on these related issues. The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2013 23:14
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[Asia, India] Chandigarh's tobacco-free status discussed

Tobacco control advocates from across India gathered in the city on Wednesday to discuss the experiences of the first smoke-free city in the country. The focus of the workshop is to protect non-smokers from the exposure to second-hand smoke and protect m
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:49
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34
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[Korea - South] Korea to host anti-smoking confab

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday 1,000 delegates from 170 countries will attend the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on Nov. 12 for six days.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:01
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[Kosovo] HYONG-SAM: Raising cigarette prices

Donga.com (kr)
added Oct 21, 2011 00:00
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[Canada] Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Plain packaging — now in Australia, the United Kingdom and France and being considered in 10 other countries from Sweden to Singapore — is a necessary step in ending “a tragedy of the 20th century,” according to Cynthia Callard of Physicians for a Smoke-
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:29
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FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

We conclude that FDA has not implemented the premarket review process in a manner that prioritises the protection of public health. In particular, FDA has (1) prioritised the review of premarket applications that allow for the introduction of new tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2016 22:50
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[Korea - South] Korea's 2015 cigarette tax increases

This commentary suggests two lessons for public finance practitioners. Substantive tax increases are crucial to reducing tobacco use... Second, as a rule of thumb, governments cannot afford to neglect the annual increases that ensure that tobacco taxes do
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2015 10:47
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Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29
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[Maryland] Tobacco Mini-Grant proposals sought by the Somerset County Health Department

on behalf of the Cigarette Restitution Fund (CRF) Cancer/Tobacco Community Coalition, is soliciting mini grant proposals from 501(c)(3) (not for profit) or governmental organizations serving Somerset County that are interested in preventing and/or reducin
Newszap
added Oct 13, 2013 12:10
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