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Editorial: Plain packaging for cigarettes makes sense in Canada and beyond

The federal government’s plan to impose plain packaging on cigarettes is a welcome addition to the long list of measures already taken to make smoking unattractive, inconvenient, expensive and socially unacceptable. And the plan, coupled with Quebec’s la
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:54
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[Africa] In Sierra Leone, National Tobacco Control Act Soon Out

The Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation has in its five years National Tobacco Control Strategic Plan 2012-2016, indicated plans for the urgent enactment of the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA).
Awareness Times (sl)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:39
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Papua New Guinea Introduces Sweeping Smoking Ban

New laws expected to face widespread community opposition in a country where tobacco consumption is a national pastime
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Dec 10, 2011 00:00
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[Canada] Jacob Sullum on e-cigarettes: Sowing confusion among anti-smoking activists

opponents of e-cigarettes worry that public vaping will sow confusion among adults charged with enforcing smoking bans, and among children who might mistakenly think cigarettes aren’t so bad after all. Those hypothetical problems seem overblown to me, but
National Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:12
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[Canada] Building anti-tobacco army

The three St. Joseph Secondary School students are doing their part to spearhead a movement called Freezetheindustry. They want to warn more teenagers of the dangers posed by the latest trend in tobacco marketing, flavoured products.
[Cornwall, Ont] Standard Freeholder (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:10
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[Canada] BRIDGEMAN: Anti-smoking campaign clouds the issues for me

I understand the ads are supposed to be funny but it isn't clear to me how farting — a natural bodily function — and stealing food can be equated with smoking. I have never been a regular smoker but I enjoy the occasional cigar. Does that make me a bad
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Jan 16, 2014 13:57
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[Solomon Islands] Tobacco control regulations in final phase

Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:42
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[Canada] Alberta ban on menthol tobacco takes effect Thursday

Smokers across Alberta were stocking up Wednesday ahead of a province-wide ban on menthol tobacco products that comes into effect at midnight. The province announced the ban last May as part of a larger effort to eliminate flavoured products that critics
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 30, 2015 17:39
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Tobacco in Iran

Cigarettes maintains growth potential due to low unit prices and the rising number of smokers The number of smokers in Iran continued to grow during 2013 despite widespread advertising in the mass media highlighting the negative health effects of smoking
Euromonitor International
added Nov 11, 2014 18:25
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[New York] RIGHTMYER: The truth about tobacco

Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 6, 2012 19:07
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