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©RIA Novosti Kazakhstan smokes 9 cigarettes a day per capita Kazakhstan anti-smoking coalition supports draft law banning tobacco sales within 500m from educational, healthcare and sport facilities.
22 марта 2013
©REUTERS Australian government pension fund dumps tobacco 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.
28 февраля 2013
Former tennis player Boris Becker of Germany. ©REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Boris Becker to headline Cuba cigar festival Retired German tennis great Boris Becker will headline the XV Habanos Festival, an event in Cuba designed to promote cigars and tobacco use.
20 февраля 2013
©RIA Novosti Tobacco excise to double in Kazakhstan by 2014 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.
06 февраля 2013
After tobacco, Turkey bans hookah in public places 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.
28 января 2013
Australia readies for first plain pack cigarettes 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.
02 декабря 2012
Majilis Deputy Nurtai Sabilyanov. ©Danial Okasov MP accused Kazakhstan Economic Ministry of lobbying for tobacco companies The deputy was outraged at the new draft law on taxation presented in the lower chamber of Kazakhstan Parliament.
23 октября 2012
Australia slams 'sick joke' cigarette packs 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."
12 сентября 2012
Craft beers enjoy boom despite Italy's crisis 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.
29 августа 2012
US court rejects graphic cigarette warnings 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.
26 августа 2012
©REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn Tobacco use entrenched in developing countries: study Tobacco use is massively entrenched in developing countries, where one of the biggest worries is the rise of smoking among women.
18 августа 2012
A man sells tobacco for chewing. ©REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood India clamps down on killer chewing tobacco 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.
16 июля 2012
©RIA Novosti Kazakhstan will sell no cigarettes at night and on weekends Kazakhstan is going to toughen its rules of wholesale and retail sales of tobacco.
02 мая 2012
"Smoking causes impotence" warning on the cigarette pack PHOTO: Kazakhstan tries to frighten off smokers with impotence and cancer Kazakhstan Ministry of Public Healthcare is reviewing the options of daunting images approved by EurAzEC to appear on cigarette packs by 2012.
23 июня 2011
25,000 die from smoking every year in Kazakhstan Press-conference timed to the World No Tobacco Day was held in Astana to discuss statistics of tobacco consumption in Kazakhstan.
01 июня 2011
Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev© PHOTO: Don't smoke when I'm near A flash-mob timed to the World No Tobacco Day was held on May 28 in Almaty.
30 мая 2011
Philip Morris to exterminate child labor in its Kazakhstan plantations Philip Morris International will exterminate child labor in its tobacco plantations in Kazakhstan.
11 мая 2011
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