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[France, Ireland, North Carolina] NC governor decries French, Irish cigarette plans - SFGate

McCrory has written letters to French and Irish officials decrying plans in those countries to force manufacturers to package their cigarettes in plain containers. McCrory argues farmers and manufacturers in the top U.S. tobacco-producing state would be h
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 15, 2014 16:16

Outdoor smoking ban plan in Sweden

Smoking should be banned at bus stops, outdoor cafes and playgrounds according to a new report from Sweden's Public Health Agency, which is being considered by the government.
The Local Europe (se)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:06

Is Guam smoking more? Tobacco tax revenue up by $1.6 million

Gov. Eddie Calvo on Monday said fewer Guam residents are smoking cigarettes, but taxes collected from the sale of tobacco products tell a different story. As of August, the government of Guam had collected $10.16 million in cigarette taxes -- $1.6 milli
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:04

[Africa] Ghana to introduce pictorial health warning on cigarettes

Ghana would introduce pictorial health warnings on cigarette pack by the close of the year, Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, Leader of the Ghanaian delegation to the 2014 6th Session of Conference of Party (COP6), announced. He said in 2013/2014 Ghana has stren
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:02

[Sweden, Nevada] 2014 NACS Show Tobacco Beat

LAS VEGAS -- Who says it’s all about the e-liquids? A jaunt across the expansive NACS trade-show floor would suggest the real business is going to be in hardware: namely closing the gap between cig-alikes and vaporizers, and/or making the hot-button “ope
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:59

$18 Billion Tobacco Toll in California

Smoking took an $18.1 billion toll in California – $487 for each resident – and was responsible for more than one in seven deaths in the state, more than from AIDS, influenza, diabetes or many other causes, according to the first comprehensive analysis i
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:21

[Asia, India] 85% of space on cigarette packs to be covered with warning

From April next year, 85 per cent of space on cigarette packs and other tobacco products in India will have to be covered with graphic and text warnings about adverse health effects, becoming the country with the highest element of warning on packages.
Times of India
added Oct 15, 2014 12:38

[UK] Smoking in London's parks should be banned, health advisers tell Boris Johnson

Commission set up by mayor urges him to bring in bylaws and press other authorities in the capital to follow suit
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:05
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[Australia, UK] Trade deals: Toxic talks

But the impact of Australia’s 2011 plain packaging law is reverberating far beyond the world of public health. The battle provoked by the law change has strayed in to global trade and investment policy.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 06:45

[Russia] Smoking should be banned in Trafalgar Square, London's parks

Smoking in parks and public squares would become illegal under proposals submitted to the mayor of London Boris Johnson. Smoking should be banned in Trafalgar and Parliament squares as well as the city's parks, according to the report by London's Health
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 15, 2014 06:42
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