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[Indonesia] The heartbreaking plight of chain-smoking two-year-old whose mother buys him two packs a day to stop his tantrums

Two-year-old Rapi Ananda Pamungkas, from Sukabumi, Indonesia started by picking up used butts scattered outside his mother's market stall that older boys would light for him. But within days he was hooked and would constantly pester passing shoppers to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:44
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Your Next Turkey Trip Just Got Much Cheaper. Here's the Bad News

Japan Tobacco, which sells its Winston and Camel cigarettes among others in Turkey, holds about 28 percent of the tobacco market in the country, second behind Philip Morris International. Japan Tobacco said it is keeping an eye on the potential currency
Bloomberg News
added Aug 15, 2018 17:43
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SAVEDOFF: It Takes an Oncologist: A New and Promising Tobacco Control Initiative

King describes the aim of the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge as an effort to "shine a spotlight on the leading financial organizations that have moved to tobacco-free finance and to encourage others to follow suit. The Pledge is a good-spirited initiative a
Center for Global Development (CGD)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:41
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[UK] Vaping disables the lung’s cleaning systems and could cause chronic diseases, study finds

E-cigarette users could be putting themselves at risk of lung disease as a new study shows how the liquids they use hamstring the immune system’s ability to clear the lungs and prevent harmful chemical buildups. A study by Birmingham University research
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:37
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ARCHIVE: Estimating the Harms of Nicotine-Containing Products Using the MCDA Approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Clearly this exercise speaks to a continuum of harm from nicotine-containing products with cigarettes at one end and NRT products at the other end. The differences between the products are substantial and if policy actions could help to switch use away f
European Addiction Research
added Aug 15, 2018 17:35
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Global Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Products Market 2018-2022 to Post a CAGR of 24% Over the Next Five Years| Technavio

A key factor driving the growth of the market is the cost effectiveness of heat-not-burn tobacco products. Since the year 2014, the cost-effectiveness of these products has been accelerating demand across different geographical regions. Heat-not-burn tob
Business Wire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:25
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Vector Group Mourns the Passing of Board Member Jeffrey S. Podell

Mr. Podell, a private investor, served as a director of the company since November 1993. He was a member of the New York State Bar Association from 1965 until March 2010.
Business Wire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:24
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Organizations Selected to Lead "STOP," $20 Million Global Tobacco Industry Watchdog

announced that the University of Bath, The Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) have been selected to collectively direct a new global tobacco industry watch
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:22
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[USA] Turkey's doubling tariffs on U.S. products will amount to $533 mln, trade minister says

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco in retaliation for U.S. moves.
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:20
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South Africa's parliament considers tougher anti-smoking bill

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill would restrict smoking in public places, introduce plain packaging, ban point-of-sale advertising and displays, and scrap the sale of single cigarettes. It is opposed by some businesse
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:19
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