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[Swaziland] Stakeholders meet to formulate Tobacco Control Policy

OFFICERS and other stakeholders met yesterday at the Royal Swazi Convention Centre with the purpose of deliberating on Tobacco and Trade. The five-day workshop will also see the formulation of a National Tobacco Control Policy and Regulations. As a sign
Swazi Observer (sz)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:25
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[Russia] Smoking after 2015: Expensive and not in fashion

Medvedev says that this law provides for a gradual introduction of a smoking ban in restaurants, cafes, and other commercial outlets ahead of January 1st, 2015. And this will be done in a civilized way as part of the Convention on Tobacco Control of the W
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 31, 2012 20:06
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New FCTC threat to Malawi tobacco

The proposals would be tabled at an FCTC Conference of Parties to take place in South Korea from November 11 to 17, 2012. The Malawi government has since declared that it will take a position against the matter.
Daily Times (mw)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:01
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[Europe, France] Big Tobacco Parries Efforts to Curb Smoking in the EU

such Machiavellian tactics are all too common in the tobacco industry, which remains dedicated to efforts to keep individual smoking rates as high as possible—in profitable markets like France as well as elsewhere in Europe. Only last month, for instance,
Diplomatic Courier
added Mar 17, 2018 16:43
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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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[Asia, Laos] MoH: Cigarette Products Must Have Health Warning Labels

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that as of May 1, all cigarette products of all brands, either domestically made or imported for commercial purposes in Laos, must be affixed with health warnings covering 75% of the packaging.
Lao News Agency (la)
added May 1, 2017 17:44
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[Asia, India] Thailand on front lines of tobacco control

Thailand has won praise from a United Nations conference on tobacco control for its success in fighting off legal challenges from the tobacco industry in the last two years. Thailand requires some of the world's largest pictorial warnings and is moving
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:20
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Pack of cigarettes in Russia to bite smokers by 2020

the average price for a pack of cigarettes will be 238 rubles ($7.5) by 2020. Current prices range from 30 to 80 rubles per pack ($1-3). Not only ordinary smokers, but also the Ministry of Finance were left dissatisfied with the move. The department pro
Pravda Online
added Jun 14, 2013 09:53
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[USA] EDITORIAL: US should embrace efforts to combat smoking overseas

Washington has done embarrassingly little to address the problem overseas. The US government spends about $8 billion on global health annually, but only about $7 million on tobacco-control efforts overseas,
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 27, 2012 05:32
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