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[Burma/Myanmar] Campaign Pushes for Stricter Tobacco Controls in Burma

The selling of individual cigarettes can be seen everywhere from tea shops to betel nut stands and grocery stores, despite the practice being explicitly prohibited under the law. Some cigarette and cheroot packs lack health warnings or don’t meet require
The Irrawaddy Magazine (th)
added Dec 21, 2013 07:07
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[New Zealand] Kiwis go Smokefree ahead of World Cup

Smokefree NZ has joined New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) as a sleeve sponsor for the duration of the upcoming 2013 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC).
SportsPro (uk)
added Oct 23, 2013 04:12
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Sask. smoking laws too weak

The province should learn from its mistakes, which are demonstrated by the markedly different outcomes in Saskatoon and Regina, and adopt the most aggressive preventive measures in Canada in order to protect Saskatchewan's youth from a life of smoking ad
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Oct 10, 2013 21:48
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The price sensitivity of cigarette consumption in Bangladesh: evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Bangladesh Wave 1 (2009) and Wave 2 (2010) surveys

Raising cigarette prices through increased taxation could lead to a win-win-win situation in Bangladesh: it would reduce cigarette consumption, increase tobacco tax revenue and potentially decrease socioeconomic inequities.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2013 03:17
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[UK] Marathon runner to push giant ‘Stoptober’ ball through Norwich

A extreme marathon runner will be pushing a giant red ball through the streets of Norwich to spread a stop smoking message. Rory Coleman will be running a 28 mile route, including three miles while pushing a giant ‘Stoptober ball’ on Sunday, September 2
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:17
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[Australia and Oceania, Solomon Islands] Anger over Tobacco Regulation

Grievances have escalated between the Tobacco Regulation task forces with stake holders around consultation table to finalise the final regulation on the Tobacco ahead of its enforcement next month.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Apr 17, 2013 13:26
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[Asia-pacific, Papua New Guinea] Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law in PNG

The most anticipated Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law ...Smoking has devastated families especially young people in a big way so the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has resolved to passed the Act convincingly in Otober, 2016, according to the N
PNG facts
added Feb 25, 2017 18:05
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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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[Canada] MAHOOD/ASHLEY/TURCOTTE: The Harper government’s anti-smoking strategy has been a failure

Canadians will live or die, by the thousands, based upon the priority that governments assign to the tobacco file. Unfortunately, Canada is no longer showing world leadership. It is playing the role of a tobacco industry enabler
iPolitics (ca)
added Oct 17, 2015 11:10
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Investment incentives and the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: evidence from Zambia

Much of the struggle Zambia has experienced in implementing the FCTC can be attributed to misalignments between the economic and health sectors. Zambia's development agenda seeks to bolster agricultural processing and manufacturing. Tobacco control propon
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:10
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