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[Asia, Bangladesh] Proceeds from tobacco surcharge remain unused

The health development surcharge collected on all tobacco products has remained unused, although nearly three years have passed since the government levied it. The government imposed a 1 percent surcharge on all domestically produced and imported tobacc
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 24, 2017 17:27
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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: A triumph of the busybodies: the EU begins its crackdown on smokers and vapers

One day last summer I walked into my local e-cigarette shop and bought their entire stock of my favourite vape juice. For good measure, I also bought their entire stock of the same flavour in a higher nicotine concentration and 10 bottles of the same fla
The Spectator (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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The proliferation of ‘We Sell Tobacco Here’ signs at the point-of-sale of tobacco retailers in Melbourne, Australia

are permitted to display an optional A4-size sign stating ‘We Sell Tobacco Here’.2 While exposure to antismoking signage at the POS has been associated with quitting interest,3 other POS features that signal the availability of tobacco when these products
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2017 15:42
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[Europe, UK] Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

All packs must contain a minimum of 20 cigarettes to make sure the packs are big enough for health warnings to cover 65% of the front and back, with the brand name restricted to a standard size, font and colour. The EU Tobacco Products Directive has all
Press Association (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:27
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[Ireland] BLAKE: Working life: Martina Blake, HSE lead for the tobacco-free programme www.quit.ie

There’s a meeting of the National HSE Tobacco Free Ireland programme group starting at 10.30am, which I chair. The room is booked from 9am, so I continue to respond to emails and make sure the teleconference facilities are set up for those connecting t
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 19, 2017 14:54
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[Oregon] Public Health Initiatives Keeps Kids Away from Tobacco

Oregon Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) marked 20 years of tobacco prevention successes in Oregon in an event in Salem Thursday. OHA’s state tobacco prevention strategies continue to move forward, which will focus on raising the
myCentralOregon.com
added May 19, 2017 14:53
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[Europe] New Extreme EU Tobacco Rules: Brussels Must be Held Accountable for Over-Regulation

From May 20, tobacco products placed on the market in EU countries will have to comply with the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), a raft of draconian rules that will impact consumers and businesses across the Union without meeting its intended goals.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added May 19, 2017 13:32
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[Virginia] Altria Group CEO touts 'outstanding year' for company, addresses company's critics

While about 50 teenagers demonstrated outside, the top executive for tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. told its shareholders Thursday that the company had “another outstanding year” in 2016. “Our business fundamentals remain strong,” said Martin J. Barrin
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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Smoke-Free Laws and Hazardous Drinking: A Cross-Sectional Study among U.S. Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

our study ... provides further evidence that policymakers can implement smoke-free laws to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke exposure (which contribute to reducing smoking) without increasing risk of alcohol-related health issues among drinkers.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2017 05:03
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[Asia, India] Delhi to unite 20 countries against smokeless tobacco

According to health ministry officials, the aim will be to impose heavy taxes and initiate strict guidelines for the advertisement of SLT products In absence of a uniform policy on smokeless tobacco (SLT) consumption that can help curb its harmful effe
DNA India (in)
added May 19, 2017 05:08
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