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Food, drink and tobacco sector

Employment in both tobacco manufacturing and cultivation continued to fall in the past decade. Nonetheless, the sector remains an economic activity in which millions of women and men earn their living. Tobacco is grown in more than 100 developing and tra
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:24
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Putting off smokers with a higher price

Hiking up the price to RM21.50 a packet, coupled with stronger enforce­ment and anti-smoking policies, will also deter about 2.1 million Malaysians from picking up the habit, according to a study by the Health Ministry and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
The Star (my)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking: Licensed to Kill

Sunday Vanguard X-rays the impact of smoking on heart health and why it remains an avoidable risk factor for heart diseases. When the late former Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, began his anti-smoking campaign in 1989, not many saw i
Vanguard (ng)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:22
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[Asia, Bangladesh] MASUD: Higher tobacco taxes increase revenue decrease death

The Bangladesh government is committed to reduce tobacco consumption. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pledged her government to work towards full compliance with the WHO FCTC and stated that overhauling tobacco tax is high on the agenda as the most powerful
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:32
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Table of contents: March 2017 - Volume 26 - e1: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXTS]

Tobacco Control
added Apr 22, 2017 00:52
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Policy coherence, integration, and proportionality in tobacco control: Should tobacco sales be limited to government outlets?

would allow governments more options for regulating tobacco sales, and increase coherence, integration, and proportionality of substance regulation. It might also serve as an incremental step toward an endgame goal of eliminating sales of commercial combu
Journal of Public Health Policy
added Apr 29, 2017 14:31
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[Asia] Indian Public Health Group Loses Permit for Foreign Funds

The ministry had specifically asked the group to explain its spending on HIV/AIDS and anti-tobacco programs. In a statement, Chhibber said all the programs run by the Public Health Foundation were in step with the Indian government's National Health Pol
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 22, 2017 23:00
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Smoke-free Advocacy Across Kentucky Honored at 10th Annual KCSP Conference

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP) celebrated 10 years of partnering with communities across the Commonwealth to advocate for smoke-free policies during its annual conference, “Smoke-free Partnerships: Past. Present. Future.” on Tuesday, Apr
University of Kentucky
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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[Minnesota] Jaime Martínez receives Paul and Sheila Wellstone Public Health Achievement Award

Jaime Martínez has been a staff member at ClearWay Minnesota, a statewide nonprofit organization working to reduce tobacco's harm, since 2000. As Director of Community Development, he oversees work to address smoking among Minnesota's diverse communities,
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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[Asia] India’s Ban on Foreign Money for Health Group Hits Gates Foundation

“The letter says that we have utilized funds from tobacco and H.I.V. projects for lobbying amongst media and parliamentarians,” Mr. Chhibber said. The Gates Foundation provides most of the financing for the tobacco and H.I.V. programs, he said, and both
New York Times
added Apr 21, 2017 16:57
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