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Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...have also been undermined by a huge trade in cheap smuggled cigarettes. "The price is down so people consume more, which is bad for people's health, and the government makes less tax, so we lose both ways," Hatai said....

Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender

...hormone replacement therapies for menopausal women smuggled into the United States from Mexico. "The costs vary," said Carannante. "I might be able to get hormones on the street for $20, but someone else might pay $100 dollars for the same thing. The majority of trans youth of color are not getting hormones...

Hong Kong on Bird Flu Alert

... 15 wild birds, one backyard chicken and a chicken smuggled from China tested positive for the virus. However, no human cases were detected of the deadly virus, which according to the WHO has killed 157 people, mainly in Asia, since 2003. Hong Kong has stringent precautionary measures in place to guard ag...

Tobacco Smugglers are Helping Terrorists: WHO

...t least 350 billion cigarette sticks are now being smuggled every month across the world," the official said. ...rist links, the smugglers did not pay any taxes on smuggled goods, which are sold away cheaply in the grey market - on many an occasion without necessary health...

Cambodia hit by two new bird flu outbreaks

...Penh. One of the outbreaks started when a farmer smuggled 2,000 ducks from the area, where bird flu was detected on Aug.12 and authorities were slaughtering birds to prevent the disease from spreading, Phal said. Those ducks were brought into the Tbong Khmum district, 125 kilometers (80 miles) northeast o...

Bird Flu In Eastern Cambodian Districts

...uggested// that the outbreaks happened after a man smuggled infected ducks in from Vietnam. Ku Chanthan, a ve...rom bird flu. Ku added that the owner of the ducks smuggled the surviving birds from Kampong Cham and caused an outbreak, that killed nearly 2,000 ducks. "The...

Chinese Poultry Smuggled into United States

Frozen Chinese poultry that was smuggled into the United States was found in a Detroit-area warehouse through a series of raids over the past month. Michigan health// officials have been trying to trace its source. According to official reports there is no sign that the frozen poultry, so...

Heroin Addicts Chained For Cure

... cheaply available - Rs.100 for a single shot - is smuggled across the porous Myanmar frontier, barely 40 km away. A recent survey revealed that around 67 percent of regular heroin users were 11-year-old schoolchildren. In many cases, these youngsters also doubled as couriers and often resorted to petty crim...

Myanmar To Lift Ban On Poultry As Bird Flu Under Control

... Myanmar, fearing the disease could come across in smuggled poultry despite a ban on imports. Officials in the Thai capital Bangkok said that the city would be hosting a regional bird flu meeting next month where assisting Myanmar will be a top priority. Thailand has earmarked $2.5 million to train and equip ...

Fear Of Spread Of Bird Flu Leads To Widespread Culling Of Ducks

...lled more than hundred ducks//. The birds had been smuggled to Bali from the adjacent Java Island, reported Anak Agung Gde Putra, senior government veterinarian. More than 24 bird flu related deaths have been reported in Indonesia, the World’s most populous nation. In response to the above situation, import...

Smuggled Birds To Bali Culled Due To Bird Flu Fear

...cks due to fear of bird flu// . The birds had been smuggled to Bali from the adjacent Java Island, reported Anak Agung Gde Putra, senior government veterinarian. More than 24 bird flu related deaths have been reported in Indonesia, the World’s most populous nation. In response to the above situation, import...

Smuggling could also be a carrier to bird flu spread.

Raids at lots of places have revealed smuggled bird and poultry parts or in whole.// In a Chine...ago yielded three million packages of chicken meat smuggled from China. According to experts there is increasing evidence that a thriving international trade i...

Bangladesh Ill-Prepared for an Outbreak of Bird Flu

...guards have seized and culled over100,000 chickens smuggled into Bangladesh from India. In addition Dhaka has also banned imports of any poultry products from 33 Asian and European countries. Vigilance has also been stepped up at the borders to prevent smuggling from India. According to Abdullah-Al Noman,...

Bird Flu Scare Does Not Reduce Demand For Chicken

...r area were being kept in isolation after eating a smuggled chicken that had been kept with another bird which died of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu. Preliminary tests indicated that the family was not infected, but further tests were still being carried out. After the discovery, the government called ...

A Batch Of Panadol Recalled

...umber 050292 of Panadol Extra which was reportedly smuggled into the kingdom will harm the kidneys and liver has been confirmed // by the Ministry of Health. The medicine provides relief from fever and pain. The Ministry has further confirmed that they had been aware of this issue for about 23 days. The Pha...

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