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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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[Ukraine, USA] Canada boycotts world tobacco meeting because it’s in Russia

Eve Adams, the parliamentary secretary to Health Minister Rona Ambrose, called the event a farcical international conference... said the withdrawal from the meeting was meant to send a signal that Canada stands with the people of Ukraine against Russian
Canadian Press
added Oct 11, 2014 11:48
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[Canada] VIDEO: Advocates against smoking concerned about status of tobacco legislation

A coalition of local health organizations are pushing the province to pass 3 laws aimed at protecting Alberta youth from tobacco. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says the province’s new animal health bill is merely a way to stall bills 203, 206 an
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:58
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[Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Ten south Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, proposed a ban on smokeless tobacco like areca nuts. A meeting between representatives of the countries was organized by India’s health ministry.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 10:08
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ROBBINS: End Game Strategies for Tobacco Control

Can we really consider “end game strategies” for tobacco? An Op-Ed in the New York Times makes a strong case ... The Journal of Public Health Policy, where I am co-editor, has been encouraging public health leaders to report on “end game strategies” fo
ScienceBlogs
added Mar 27, 2013 10:47
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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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Cigarette price and other factors associated with brand choice and brand loyalty in Zambia: findings from the ITC Zambia Survey

document the high levels of brand loyalty in a market where price variation is fairly small across cigarette brands. Future research is needed on longitudinal trends to evaluate the effect of tobacco control policies in Zambia.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 29, 2015 01:35
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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Tobacco control in Namibia: the importance of government capacity, media coverage and industry interference

The fact that Namibia was able to pass fairly comprehensive tobacco control legislation with such meagre resources is commendable. The government must now implement the regulations that make the legislation effective. Tobacco control progress in low-incom
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:20
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[Canada] Ottawa anti-smoking program could go national

A made-in-Ottawa program meant to help construction workers quit smoking could soon get some national exposure. For months, Ottawa Public Health staff have been donning hard hats and steel-toed boots to lead “tailgate talks” at construction sites, where
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 01:11
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