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The Australian Senate Select Committee on Red Tape: Effect of red tape on tobacco retail

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Select Committee on Red Tape’s report on the harmful effects of government regulations on small and medium tobacco retailers.
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:26
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act

1. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is proposing amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) to further enhance Singapore’s tobacco control measures. The TCASA: Prohibits advertisements, promotions and sponsorships relating
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:18
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHOO: Moves against smoking timely

Next month, retailers such as convenience shops can no longer display tobacco products. Taken together, these measures underline that smoking is an unacceptable habit for people of any age, and also an inconsiderate practice towards those who do not ligh
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:28
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[UK] After a decade of the smoking ban, the tobacco industry's real fight begins now

Yet 10 years on from the smoking ban, the tobacco industry continues to generate cash almost unabated, surviving wave after wave of public legislation...tobacco giants have become key constituents of most UK equity income funds available to retail invest
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
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[UK] Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day): Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat

the former Health Minister, Jane Ellison, committed the Government to publishing a new strategy in summer 2016. It is now summer 2017. A year and around 80,000 more deaths from smoking-related illnesses later, we have waited long enough.
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:32
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[Australia] Smoking patients kick the habit with health service help

A DEDICATED team at Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service is helping increase the numbers of smoking patients to kick the habit. In April last year, dual diagnosis coordinator and tobacco treatment specialist Jenny Minchell and her team introduced a
Toowoomba Newspapers Pty Ltd (au)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:15
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truth takes on tobacco during the 2017 vans warped tour

are on the road for their 18th summer on the Vans Warped Tour, a traveling rock festival, to get loud and share facts about tobacco with thousands of young people. From June through September, the amped-up riders will be at 41 stops across the country, in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2017 22:01
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[North Dakota] TAYLOR: Big tobacco won, goodbye BreatheND

As the hardworking folks at BreatheND prepare to leave their posts... Thank you to the 92-percent of North Dakotans who are still in favor of seeing the program continue. Legislators’ attacks on BreatheND throughout the 2017 session didn’t fool you. You
Dunn County (ND) Herald
added Jun 30, 2017 21:55
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what do half of america’s best beaches have in common?

The 2017 list of top beaches compiled by coastal expert ... includes 10 destinations he evaluated based on 50 factors, from water quality and wildlife abundance to public safety and cleanliness....Cigarette litter is also damaging to the environment in ot
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:36
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[North Carolina] O'Connor: Smoking no longer a luxury

A number of factors are working against tobacco today. Higher taxes mean higher retail prices. Smoking is banned in workplaces, on some public streets and in most facilities, even outdoor stadiums. Health education programs have brought home the anti-tob
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jun 30, 2017 15:47
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