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[Asia] Important tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

approved the Law on increasing taxes, including taxes on tobacco products. Tobacco taxes for different types of tobacco will increase as of 2015......adopted a new Governmental regulation mandating pictorial health warnings on tobacco products.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:07
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GLANTZ: American Red Cross Pressured to Rid Itself of Tobacco Money

It exposes a global tobacco industry strategy to undermine health worldwide.... this could compel other non-profits to drop tobacco industry funding, taking away a key in for the industry to influence policy and gloss over its tarnished image. The fact
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 8, 2015 10:47
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[Asia, China] E-cigarette controls considered for safety

China is considering bringing electronic cigarettes under State management to ensure a standardized and well-regulated development of the popular smoking alternative, according to an official of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration.
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jan 8, 2015 08:25
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[Tanzania] Tobacco consumption affects food budget - Study

Prof Asmerom Kidane said that implementing the World Health Organisation (WHO) framework on tobacco control would help reduce the impact of cigarette and tobacco smoking on food poverty. “The report hypothesizes that the majority of smokers belong to a
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:23
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[Asia, China] Beijing seeks public consultation on tobacco legislation

The State Council's draft legislation will see both violators and business owners who break the rules penalized, with fines ranging from 50-500 yuan (US$8-80) for individuals, and up to 30,000 yuan (US$4,825) for business proprietors, said NHFPC spokespe
Want China Times (tw)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:50
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[Tanzania] Cost of smoking dwarfs by half cigarette tax revenues

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year. “Most of the patients appear to be elderly males
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20
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[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
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[China] Draft law on tobacco ads fails to impress

Despite improvements in the second draft, companies will still be able to advertise their products in tobacco shops, which is against the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Wu Yiqun, executive vice director of ThinkTank, the anti-smoking advoca
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 24, 2014 06:35
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[Africa, Australia] Zimbabwe to lobby against tobacco law

Zimbabwe and other Sadc tobacco producing countries plan to lobby for the scrapping of plain cigarette tobacco packaging at the forthcoming World Health Organisation (WHO) convention.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Dec 23, 2014 02:42
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[Australia, Europe, UK] EVANS-REEVES: Plain cigarette packaging: is the government stalling as election approaches?

Jane Ellison, the under secretary of state for public health, has the power to introduce standardised packaging under Section 94 of the Children and Families Act 2014. Yet, despite two public consultations, a government-commissioned review of the evidenc
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:59
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