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[Asia, India] YADAV/SINGH: Amend Article 47

Seven decades later and after losing more than one million Indians every year to tobacco use, it is pertinent that the Parliament rectifies this historical oversight and adds “tobacco” after “drinks” in Article 47 of the Constitution to pave the way for
The Statesman (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:23
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New anti-smoking campaign underway in Tonga

Tonga's Ministry of Health has launched a campaign focussing on the dangers of tobacco use. Tongans are among the heaviest users of tobacco in the world. According to a World Health Organisation survey, 46 percent of men and 13 per cent of women in Ton
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:04
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[Europe] New Tobacco Legislation in Slovenia

The new legislation was adopted in order to implement the Directive 2014/40/EU into Slovenian legislation and mostly with the objective to prevent young people from starting or continuing to smoke as well as to reduce the number of diseases and deaths cau
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:34
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Consortium on Methods Evaluating Tobacco: Research Tools to Inform FDA Regulation of Snus

Using our study methods and the convergence of results, the snus that we tested as a potential modified risk tobacco product is likely to neither result in substantial public health harm nor benefit.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:23
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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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Tobacco Companies Must Finally Tell Public the Truth about Their Lethal Products – 11 Years After a Court Ordered It

This case and the corrective statements are a timely and necessary reminder that tobacco’s horrific toll is no accident. It stems directly from the tobacco industry’s deceptive and even illegal practices. As tobacco companies now seek to portray themselv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:01
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[Asia] Eastern India clouds smoking good news

India's overall population of tobacco smokers is set to shrink by nearly 12 per cent during the decade ending 2025, but sharp population increases might lead to higher numbers of smokers in some states like Bengal and Bihar, a study has suggested. The st
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:19
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[UK] Greater Manchester Leads The Way To Help People Kick The Habit This Stoptober

The result is a real culture shift and a sharp drop in smoking rates to record lows. However far too much variation still exists - including in Greater Manchester where 18.4% of adults smoke compared to 15.5% nationally. This is why we need local app
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:59
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Tobacco Tax Reform A Multisectoral Perspective AT THE CROSSROADS OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT (PDF) (228pp)

This report provides decision support for policy makers on tobacco tax reform, as well as analytical and empirical tools for using tobacco excise taxes to save lives and increase government revenues. The report sets forth the public health, economic, a
World Bank
added Oct 4, 2017 11:22
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[UK] Health matters: preventing ill health from alcohol and tobacco

This professional resource focuses on preventing ill health caused by alcohol and tobacco use and makes the case for why NHS providers should implement the preventing ill health by risky behaviours – alcohol and tobacco Commissioning for Quality and Inno
GOV.UK
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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