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  • Melbourne inmates protest no smoking law in Victorian jails

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    MELBOURNE, Australia - Around 300 prisoners in Australia's Victoria state staged a protest on Tuesday, a day before a state-wide ban on smoking in prisons comes into effect. Inmates of the ...

  • Delhi assembly passes bill to amend VAT act

    Tobacco Industry News.Net

    The bill to amend the VAT law in Delhi, thus enabling the AAP government to regulate tax rates on petroleum products, liquor and aerated drinks, was passed by the assembly on Tuesday, amid a walkout ...

  • Cannabis use may lead to weight gain Study

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    Long-term cannabis use may lead to weight gain, especially among men, says a new research. "It is known - and often reported by users - that cannabis causes temporary increase in appetite. As to ...

  • Delhi government introduces amendment to VAT Act

    Tobacco Industry News.Net

    The AAP government on Monday introduced an amendment to the Delhi Value Added Tax (Second Amendment) Bill 2015, which might lead to a hike in prices of petroleum products, tobacco and aerated drinks ...

  • Australian state Victoria bans smoking in prisons

    Tobacco Industry News.Net

    Smoking will be banned in Australian state Victoria's prisons from Wednesday, in a push to make prison life healthier for inmates. The Victorian government flagged the ban last year, and the ...

  • No-smoking policy coming to Thunder Bay housing on Sept. 1

    CBC News

    If you're hoping to move into social housing in Thunder Bay this fall you might want to get used to smoking outside. The district of Thunder Bay social services administration board is ...

  • Inmates Riot Hours Before Smoking Ban Kicks In

    NBC News

    Teams of heavily-armed police were sent to quell a riot that broke out at a maximum-security prison in Australia on Tuesday. The unrest at the Metropolitan Remand ...

  • U.S. Chamber Takes On Anti-Smoking Laws

    Political Wire

    New York Times : ';From Ukraine to Uruguay, Moldova to the Philippines, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its foreign affiliates have become the hammer for the tobacco industry, engaging in a ...

  • Motorists to get fined for smoking from July 1

    Taiwan News

    Taipei, June 30 (CNA) People who smoke while driving or riding a motorcycle may be fined NT$600 beginning July 1, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications said Tuesday. The fine will be ...

  • Smoking ban sparks riot at Australian maximum security prison


    Hundreds of inmates at a maximum security prison in Melbourne earlier today and prison staff were evacuated after, according to media reports, a protest against a smoking ban at the ...

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