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[Zimbabwe] Mugabe would have rejected WHO role, says spokesman after its U-turn

But the appointment was rescinded on Sunday following a backlash from Western donors, rights groups and opposition parties. Last Friday, the state-owned Herald celebrated the largely ceremonial appointment as a “New feather in President’s cap”, adding t
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2017 13:42
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[USA] E-cigarette bans highlight public health divide between US and UK researchers

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes America’s lax smoking regulations may contribute to researchers’ estimation of potential harm
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[Indonesia] Cigarette Companies Target Children With Low Prices: Activistsi

The cigarette industry in Indonesia appears to be increasingly targeting children by highlighting cheap cigarette prices in its advertising, child rights and anti-tobacco activists said in a survey released on Wednesday (25/10). More than 80 percent of c
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:27
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3 things to know about the foundation for a smoke-free world

The biggest global manufacturer and marketer of cigarettes, Philip Morris International, is behind the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Beginning in 2018, the company plans to contribute $80 million annually over the next 12 years to the foundation. It
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:25
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[UK-Scotland] Why ASH Scotland does not support a ban on smoking in the home

Any government ban or legal restriction must always be justified by balancing the benefits achieved against the costs imposed. The practical implications of imposing, and monitoring and enforcing, a ban on smoking in the home are substantial, while any
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:43
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where we stand: raising the tobacco age to 21

Raising the minimum age of sale for cigarettes and all tobacco products to 21 is a critical tool that can help end the tobacco epidemic. Tobacco remains the number one cause of preventable death and disease in this country, with nearly 500,000 premature
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:14
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[Canada] It’s Time to Protect All Alberta Workers From Secondhand Smoke on the Job

A coalition of prominent health organizations is urging the Alberta government to protect all workers from secondhand smoke on the job. The call for uniform protection comes as the Alberta government concludes its review of the occupational health and s
GlobeNewswire
added Oct 25, 2017 00:11
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TOC: November 2017 - Volume 26 - 6

Public health benefits from pictorial health warnings on US cigarette packs: a SimSmoke simulation / Social disparities in children's exposure to secondhand smoke in privately owned vehicles / Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame str
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:27
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Impact of non-menthol flavours in tobacco products on perceptions and use among youth, young adults and adults: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Flavours in most tobacco products appear to play a key role in how users and non-users, especially youth, perceive, initiate, progress and continue using tobacco products. Banning non-menthol flavours from tobacco products may ultimately protect public he
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:27
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Uniform rate of cigarette excise under GST in India [FREE FULL TEXT]

The implementation of GST is a golden opportunity for India to adopt best practices in related areas of taxation. A uniform excise on cigarettes as described here would be an essential component of an efficient and effective tax system for India.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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