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[Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

his home in Lagos, Nigeria, was attacked by gunmen following threats over his antismoking activities...Two men fined for smoking sued...One said later in a television interview that he was among about 50 men recruited by tobacco industry lawyers to try t
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2018 19:12
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[Canada] California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

the lawsuit requests that the court to prohibit Grand River from selling any brand of cigarettes, directly or indirectly, to consumers in California until the manufacturer has remedied its violations by paying the sum it owes, including civil penalties an
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 11, 2018 21:50
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[Denmark] Increasing numbers of young Danes smoking, report reveals

Slogans telling people that smoking kills, combined with graphic pictures of the deformities caused by smoking on cigarette packets, don’t seem to be having the desired effect anymore...increase in the number of people between 16 and 45 who smoke daily, r
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:41
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[Arizona] Retailers Face Hurdles Fighting Local Regulation

Anti-tobacco organizations that receive funding to lobby for proposals such as flavored-tobacco bans or higher taxes have “natural bridges and alliances” with local health departments and schools, a ready network that retailers don’t have access to, acco
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:30
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[UK-Scotland] 260,000 quitters needed to make tobacco-free goal

Philip Morris concludes that reducing smoking prevalence among adults to 5% or below is more likely to be met by 2044, a decade later than pledged by the Scottish government. The study, carried out by Frontier Economics, a consultancy in London, claims t
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:21
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[Uae: Dubai] Patrick Reynolds, the Unlikely Anti-Smoking Activist

Reynolds pioneered a playbook that includes a mix of policy, consciousness raising and muckraking to beat back Big Tobacco's empire...wants to take his foundation global. He's launching a goodwill tour that will start in Dubai, with the goal of raising a
Opalesque
added Mar 11, 2018 15:04
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[Florida] Secondhand Smoke and Screen Time: Prevention Insights at ACC

Interventions to prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease and diabetes, including those that target youth, were the focus of Saturday’s poster session, “Blood Pressure, Cigarette Smoking and Exercise: Key in the ABCDEs of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Preventi
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Mar 11, 2018 14:53
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[Mid-east, Qatar] Anti-smoking campaign launched in schools

As part of efforts to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. Recently, students at Khalifa Independent Seco
The Peninsula (qa)
added Mar 11, 2018 14:50
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[Mid-east] HMC Launches Anti-Smoking Campaign in Qatars Schools

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. On Wednesday, 28 February, students at Khalifa Independent Secondary School for Boys participated in an awareness seminar that covered the phy
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Mar 11, 2018 14:49
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[Asia, Qatar] HMC launches anti-smoking campaign in local schools

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced that its Tobacco Control Centre has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. This comes as part of the efforts undertaken to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qat
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:46
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