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[Africa] Nigeria: 17,500 Deaths Yearly Linked to Smoking-Related Diseases

Chukwuka added that tobacco taxation had proven to be the most effective tobacco measure and that CSEA’s study on the Economics of Tobacco Control which is the first of such study in Nigeria was aimed at strengthening advocacy efforts for tobacco control
This Day (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:19
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E-cigarettes still banned in Australia despite support from some MPs

Year-long parliamentary inquiry ends with split opinions, and no change to current laws on vaping
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:15
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[Australia] Nicotine e-cigarettes ban to remain, despite protests from Liberal MPs

e majority of the Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport supported the status quo, saying "current regulatory arrangements for nicotine e-cigarettes remain appropriate" and "further research into the health impacts is needed". But the committee
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:08
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VIDEO: Reality Check: Lobbyist Spending In Minnesota

And it gets results. The parent company for Philip Morris tobacco spent $400,000 at the Capitol in 2017 while tobacco distributors spent $211,485 — a total of more than $611,485.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Mar 29, 2018 17:08
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[New York] Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Calls Shareholder Meeting

is holding the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of PMI at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the Empire State Ballroom, Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, U.S.A., for the following purpose:
Business Wire
added Mar 29, 2018 16:59
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[Brazil] Philip Morris adopts the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard

Philip Morris International Inc. today announced that its major factory in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil's main tobacco-growing area, is the first factory in the country to be certified by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Based on the AWS internatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 29, 2018 16:59
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World Cigarettes (Tobacco) Market Report 2018 - Analysis and Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the global cigarette with tobacco market. It presents the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. The report shows the s
Business Wire
added Mar 29, 2018 16:59
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Florida Supreme Court sets arguments in Delray woman’s tobacco case

will hear arguments in June in a case that focuses on the amount of damages an adult child should be able to receive in the smoking-related death of her mother. Justices issued an order Wednesday that scheduled arguments for June 6 in the Palm Beach Coun
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Mar 29, 2018 14:23
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[New Zealand] What big tobacco didn't want you to read

They want to publicise the dispute but leave out details that show the lengths tobacco companies will go...blacked-out text in the redacted claim set out in detail BATNZ's trading terms with retailers and show how much control it commands in the market i
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2018 14:19
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[Canada] Patio smoking ban begins April 1

The smoking ban on patios at Winnipeg restaurants and bars is set to come into effect on April 1. In March, after a public engagement process, city council approved amendments to the outdoor smoking bylaw, which bans smoking on outdoor patios. The ban
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 29, 2018 14:13
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