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[Asia] Azerbaijani parliament passes bill restricting tobacco use

The bill restricting tobacco use was discussed at the plenary session of Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (parliament) on Friday... The bill which consists of 3 chapters and 17 articles lists non-smoking places, anti-tobacco measures, etc. The bill was put to
added Apr 14, 2017 23:18

Smoking ban countdown: THIS is the date 10 packs of cigarettes will be BANNED in UK

The new laws are set to crackdown on young people taking up smoking by targeting smaller packs of fags and rolling tobacco. Packaging will also change dramatically, with all brands forced to stick to standardised, plain designs. The rules come into
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 14, 2017 00:39

Inside Turkey’s Purge

On April 16, Turks will vote on a referendum that would give the president vast powers...The government’s distribution of antismoking leaflets was stopped, as if the presence of the word “No” might exert subliminal influence on voters.
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2017 17:13

Ten years in public health 2007-2017

Today we launch a report that chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that Dr Margaret Chan has served as Director-General at WHO. The report opens with a letter from Dr Chan who offers her reflections on some of the highlights an
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:35

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Civil organizations urge gov’t to step up tobacco control regulations

More than 72 civil organizations in Taiwan submitted a petition to lawmakers to update the decade-old Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act ahead of the World No Tobacco Month in May, following latest international studies indicating a rise in smoking related de
Taiwan News (tw)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:18

truth initiative and cvs launch program to help hbcus and community colleges go tobacco-free

are joining together to help historically black colleges and universities and community colleges across the country implement comprehensive smoke- or tobacco-free campus policies. Less than half of the 102 federally-recognized HBCUs and about one-third o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 14:54

[UK-Scotland] FLAVOURS UP IN SMOKE? Flavoured e-cigarettes should be BANNED to stop enticing kids to try them, health experts urge

Critics of the electronic devices say the flavours encourage kids to try them, and could create a new generation of nicotine addicts...But, leading charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the Independent British Vape Trade Association said flavoure
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 12:27

a lot of youth think they aren’t vaping nicotine, but is that true?

results of a new study suggest they may be unaware or misinformed about what is in their e-cigarettes because of unregulated labeling and marketing.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:38

[Asia] Moving past the problematisation of tobacco farming: insights from South India

The paper ultimately advocates further research on locally specific settings to better understand why tobacco cash crop remains so resilient in the Global South today, and a move beyond problematisations of the tobacco industry alone when looking at produ
Tobacco Control
added Apr 13, 2017 11:17

Turkey only country to follow WHO advice on tobacco

Vice President Seylan has said Turkey's fight against tobacco is a model to the rest of the world, highlighting that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was presented with an award by the WHO due to his success in the fight against tobacco use.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:16
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