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[Asia, Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco group calls for a ban on BAT-sponsored Battle of Minds

Progga said according to the Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act 2005 it is illegal to use the name, sign, trademark or logo of any tobacco company in promotional activities. The law, which has been revised in 2013, also prohibits tobacco com
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
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Effects of health-oriented descriptors on combustible cigarette and electronic cigarette packaging: an experiment among adult smokers in the United States

Conclusions The effect of health-oriented language was significant for combustible cigarettes . Policies to restrict health-oriented language on cigarette packaging are recommended.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 5, 2017 22:23
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran slaps ban on hookahs in holy city of Qom

Iranian courts banned the use of hookah water pipes in public in the holy city of Qom and northern province of Alborz, in a fresh crackdown on smokers. “Consuming tobacco or using hookah pipes are forbidden in coffee houses, traditional eateries, restaur
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:30
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[Europe] New Tobacco Legislation in Slovenia

The new legislation was adopted in order to implement the Directive 2014/40/EU into Slovenian legislation and mostly with the objective to prevent young people from starting or continuing to smoke as well as to reduce the number of diseases and deaths cau
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:34
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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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CIGAR GROUPS FILE FOR INJUNCTION AGAINST DEEMING RULES

In a motion filed with the U.S. District Court as part of the ongoing lawsuit against FDA, three cigar trade groups—the Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (I
HalfWheel
added Oct 5, 2017 12:27
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These U.S. States Still Smoke More Than Any Others

the region consists of Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and West Virginia. In those states, 22 percent of adults smoke, compared with 15 percent in the rest of the U.S., giving th
Bloomberg News
added Oct 5, 2017 12:08
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER MET WITH BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO REPS, LOBBYISTS

Unknown until now, however, was that he met with representatives of British-American Tobacco in addition to lobbyists from tobacco giant Philip Morris. The latter had been publicized by Channel 2 in an investigation of the minister’s dealings with the in
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 4, 2017 12:05
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER MET WITH BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO REPS, LOBBYISTS

Unknown until now, however, was that he met with representatives of British-American Tobacco in addition to lobbyists from tobacco giant Philip Morris. The latter had been publicized by Channel 2 in an investigation of the minister’s dealings with the in
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 4, 2017 12:05
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