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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 / Television Eighteen (in)
added Jul 29, 2013 19:59

[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

[Africa, Ghana] NGO pushes for more anti-tobacco campaign

Mr Samuel Dartey, an official of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a health oriented non-governmental organisation, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to deepen their commitment in the campaign against tobacco use. He said such a s (gh)
added Jul 24, 2013 17:53

[Oregon] Editorial: The right way to spend tobacco money ($$)

Oregon’s anti-smoking advocates are poised to get something from the state Legislature that they’ve never received before.
Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 14, 2013 11:38

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] ASEAN campaign vs smoking launched

Civil society groups in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) yesterday launched a tobacco-use control campaign in a bid to curb smoking.
Business World (ph)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:40

[UK, UK-Scotland] Cigarette packets to play audio health warnings in fresh anti-smoking drive

The new tech will see a health warning spoken by the packet each time it is opened for a fly cig, explaining how a few puffs could set you on the road to lung cancer and was funded by Cancer Research UK, in an effort to harness the ‘marketing tools of
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 11:17

[Europe] Council agrees its position on revised EU tobacco directive (PDF)

The Council today agreed1 a general approach2 on a revised draft EU tobacco directive aimed at making tobacco products less attractive by strengthening the rules on how tobacco products can be manufactured, presented and sold (11483/13).
Council of the European Union (be)
added Jun 28, 2013 15:46

[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26

The effect of taxation on tobacco consumption and public revenues in Lebanon

The estimated elasticities indicate that an increase in taxes on all tobacco products would lead to a reduction in consumption and an increase in government revenue. Evidence from Lebanon on the effectiveness of increased taxation may help initiate natio
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:21

[Gibraltar] Govt ban cancels Glacis and Laguna tobacco licences

The Government’s action to terminate existing retail tobacco licences and the eradication of the sale of tobacco in Laguna or Glacis estates means that it will not be possible for the existing retail outlets to sell tobacco at all other than in vending m
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jun 12, 2013 17:57
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