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[North Carolina] SciMetrika's $40M FDA contract could change e-cigarette regulations

Durham-based SciMetrika has landed a $40 million contract to research tobacco product policy. The contract, awarded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is to research and analyze the feasibility of various policy options for regulating tobacco pro
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Oct 13, 2013 14:26
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[Canada] Jack Knox: The rights of smokers are all but extinguished

You can argue whether those stats mean anti-smoking laws target the disadvantaged or protect them, but the reality is that tobacco consumption has been fenced into a ghetto, effectively made illegal by increment.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Oct 10, 2013 02:01
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Network against tobacco formed

A nine-member executive committee was formed in a function in Dhaka to run the Bangladesh Tobacco Control Research Network over the next two years. New York’s Bloomberg Philanthropies would fund the network where institutions and individuals could enrol
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 26, 2013 23:40
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[Canada] Why do young adults start smoking?

The risk of becoming a smoker among young adults who have never smoked is high: 14% will become smokers between the ages of 18 and 24, and three factors predict this behaviour. "Smoking initiation also occurs among young adults, and in particular among t
EurekAlert
added Sep 17, 2013 12:10
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[Europe, Germany] Bid to delay tobacco vote until after German election

German MEPs want vote delayed, but NGOs fear this could doom proposal. Centre-right German MEPs are pushing for a delay in the European Parliament vote on new European Union tobacco restrictions, scheduled for 10 September, according to Parliament sourc
European Voice (be)
added Aug 30, 2013 13:17
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[Africa] Tobacco control campaign begins in Nigeria

There are currently no national restrictions on the advertising and promotion of tobacco use in Nigeria. A campaign has recently been launched to raise awareness on the various health risks of smoking and second hand smoke, as well as the toll of tobacco
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:47
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Leads Plain Packs Battle in Global Trade Arena

The war between the tobacco industry and anti-smoking forces is heating up as cigarette makers intensify efforts to use treaties to block labeling constraints. Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) has pressed the U.S. for language that would make it to
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 14:46
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MOVING TOWARDS TOBACCO RELATED HEALTH EQUITY – WHAT WILL IT TAKE?

View the live webcast here on August 15, 2013 – no call-in number or password necessary. ... This August, Legacy will host a special panel discussion as part of the Kenneth E. Warner Series Lecture that puts a spotlight on social determinants of tobacc
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 8, 2013 06:26
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[Asia, India] Scented tobacco makers struggle to survive

Exactly a year after it outlawed the sale of gutka or chewable tobacco in the state, the Maharashtra government has extended the ban for another year. But the real body blow for many SMEs in this sector comes from the government's decision to extend the
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Jul 29, 2013 19:59
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[Asia-pacific] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Representatives of 10 south and southeast Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, Friday sought a ban on smokeless forms of tobacco and called for introducing strong legislation for the purpose.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 21:00
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