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[Asia, India] How the Use of Tobacco Affects the Environment

The recent Rajya Sabha report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests also presents an alarming picture of environmental degradation due to tobacco cultivation.
The Wire (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:14
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[Africa, Nigeria] Implement Anti-Tobacco Laws Yourself, FG Charged

National Tobacco Control Act, NTCA, (2015). The Act, Ayodele explained, is a customised version of the [FCTC]...He argued that “the passage and signing of the NTCA presents a far-reaching step to ensure a balanced way to address whatever concerns remain
This Day (ng)
added Jun 22, 2017 17:38
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[Canada] Annual Report on Compliance and Enforcement Activities (Tobacco Control) 2015-2016

The purposes of this report are to inform interested parties about Health Canada’s level of effort in monitoring compliance with the Tobacco Act and its regulations, and to identify areas where the tobacco industry has not complied with the applicable le
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:02
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] GRAHAM: Selling smokes with smut ($$)

Politicians debating a new tobacco bill might want to look at the way the addictive is marketed. Indonesia is one of only eight countries that’s neither a signatory nor a party to the [FCTC]. That puts the republic way offside with the 180 states that ban
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:50
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[Africa, Mauritius] Developing countries urged to display large graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging

The Minister also briefed participants on the status of Mauritius as regards the implementation of Article 11 of the WHO FCTC. Since passing of relevant legislation in 2009, all cigarettes packages sold in Mauritius should bear one of the eight prescribe
Mauritius Government Online Centre (mu)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:46
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[Europe] Stakeholders question Commission’s handling of tobacco track and trace

The involvement of the tobacco industry in an EU-wide track and trace system to tackle smuggling has divided relevant stakeholders. Adopted three years ago, TDP foresees the adoption of an EU track and trace system that would cover all manufacturers ins
EurActiv
added Jun 20, 2017 18:15
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[Asia, Mid-east] ARCHIVE: Tobacco Control in Oman: It’s Time to Get Serious!

In order to curb tobacco use and maintain current low prevalence levels, the paper concludes that Oman needs to accelerate action in adopting the highest attainable policies recommended by the World Health Organization’s MPOWER package
Oman Medical Journal (om)
added Jun 19, 2017 19:18
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: Tax on tobacco

The introduction of third-tier federal excise duty (FED) on cigarettes – which will result in a 50 percent reduction in tax on tobacco products – is likely to increase their consumption in the country. According to a report, Pakistanis smoke over 65 bill
The News (pk)
added Jun 19, 2017 04:32
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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: MPs should support passage of Tobacco Control Bill

I am hopeful that all MPs will support the passage of the Tobacco Control Bill... My inability to have the Tobacco Control Bill passed remains one of the biggest regrets I have as the Minister of Health between May 2001 and December 2011. I also regret th
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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