Kazakhstan anti-smoking coalition supports draft law banning tobacco sales within 500m from educational, healthcare and sport facilities.
The Australian government's pension fund for public servants Thursday announced it would sell off its Aus$222 (US$228) million holdings in tobacco companies following the nation's move towards plain packaging.
Retired German tennis great Boris Becker will headline the XV Habanos Festival, an event in Cuba designed to promote cigars and tobacco use.
Starting from 2014 the excise on tobacco will make 3,000 tenge ($20) per 1,000 cigarettes or 60 tenge ($0.4) per a pack.
After banning smoking in public places, the Turkish government has gone one step further by clamping down on an ancient tradition -- the hookah, or water pipe.
All cigarettes sold in Australia will be in identical, plain packages from Saturday in a world first after the government overcame legal challenges from the tobacco industry.
The deputy was outraged at the new draft law on taxation presented in the lower chamber of Kazakhstan Parliament.
Australia slammed as a "sick joke" Wednesday new cigarette packs on sale as part of the national phase-in to plain packaging which play on drab branding and claim it's "what's on the inside that counts."
With oyster, tobacco and watermelon flavoured brews, Italy's craft beers are flourishing despite a punishing recession that is putting thousands of other businesses out of work.
A US court on Friday shot down orders to slap graphic anti-tobacco messages on cigarette packs, saying the government overstepped its authority by trying to "browbeat" smokers into quitting.
Tobacco use is massively entrenched in developing countries, where one of the biggest worries is the rise of smoking among women.
Anil Kanade seems almost too stunned to speak about the deadly cancer recently found in his mouth, caused by his addiction to a popular Indian chewing tobacco that doctors say is fuelling an epidemic.
Kazakhstan is going to toughen its rules of wholesale and retail sales of tobacco.
Kazakhstan Ministry of Public Healthcare is reviewing the options of daunting images approved by EurAzEC to appear on cigarette packs by 2012.
Press-conference timed to the World No Tobacco Day was held in Astana to discuss statistics of tobacco consumption in Kazakhstan.
A flash-mob timed to the World No Tobacco Day was held on May 28 in Almaty.
Philip Morris International will exterminate child labor in its tobacco plantations in Kazakhstan.
- pension fund
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa
- United States
- Great Britain
- Ministry of Healthcare
- Philip Morris International
- child labor