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[Malaysia] More rules to deter smoking / New price control on cigarettes introduced

Effective Saturday, the minimum price of all cigarette brands was set at RM7. The other deterrent is only packs with 20 sticks are permitted to be sold in the market. In the past, one could buy cigarette packets for much lower, with as few as five to se
The Star (my)
added Sep 4, 2012 00:01
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WHO welcomes landmark decision from Australia's High Court on tobacco plain packaging act

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:22
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[Africa, South Africa] WHO bullying burley tobacco growers

Having failed to reduce the demand for tobacco, the World Health Organisation is directing its attack at "the soft underbelly" of the industry - the growers, says Francois van der Merwe, chairman of the Africa region of the International Tobacco Growers'
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jul 25, 2012 22:57
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WEST/MARTEAU: Commentary on Casswell (2013): The commercial determinants of health - West [FREE FULL TEXT]

Reducing consumption requires re-thinking macro-economics to achieve prosperity without growth, a brave but vital initiative to curb the commercial determinants of health before the planet becomes too hostile to support human existence [7, 8].
Addiction
added Mar 21, 2013 12:08
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[Indonesia] Letter: WHO, tobacco and farmers

These farmers have no hope without cultivating tobacco, or alternative crops. The situation is compounded by fluctuations in market demand. Now is not the time for the WHO to ban tobacco.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:02
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[Malaysia] LETTER: More to be done on second-hand smoke

With reference to the report "Say no to second-hand smoke" (The Star, 13 June), it is pertinent to point out that non-smokers can also develop smoking-related diseases from exposure to second-hand smoke.
The Star (my)
added Jun 16, 2012 18:46
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Evaluation of Tobacco Control in Mauritius Shows Need for New Pack Warnings and Stronger Commitment to Smoking Bans

For over three years, researchers from the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH) have been partnering with the World Health Organization, and Mauritius Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in collaboration with the University of Waterloo, on the ITC Maur
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 3, 2012 02:48
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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[Europe, Hungary] Governments must challenge Big Tobacco

This week, a European association of tobacco growers called UNITAB will be holding their 33rd Congress in Budapest, Hungary. This is one of several tobacco growers’ association events this year organised to attempt to undermine a lifesaving global public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24
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[China] Anti-smoking Activist Wu Yiqun

Yet smoking opponents trying to prevent those deaths are not regarded as frontline heroes saving lives, said Wu Yiqun, one of China's most aggressive anti-smoking activists.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jun 2, 2012 18:30
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