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Busy airports implement smoke-free policies

Approximately 2.7 billion people pass through 50 of the busiest airports in North America, Europe, and Asia each year. Of that list of airports only 23 have indoor smoke-free policies.
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:02
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S&D calls for traceability of tobacco in Europe

An independent traceability system for tobacco products is urgently needed, according to the Socialists & Democrats (S&D) Group in the European Parliament. But some members of the European Parliament’s health and environment committee raised objections
New Europe
added Nov 30, 2017 15:20
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BURNING PROBLEM Russia’s dire economics are forcing smokers to grow their own tobacco

Russians’ real disposable income fell for the fourth month in a row... Meanwhile, tax hikes on tobacco have made cigarette prices nearly double since 2013—a challenge to one of Europe’s heaviest-smoking populations. The solution to this smoldering probl
Quartz
added Nov 28, 2017 19:08
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Tobacco mea culpa: companies to run 'corrective' ads in US on smoking's harm

Additionally, unlike in much of Europe, American cigarettes do not display graphic warnings on packs following appeals by tobacco companies and delays from the US Food and Drug Administration.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:37
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E-Cigarettes: Heat-Not-Burn In Europe: Emerging Regulation For A New Category Featuring BAT, JTI, PMI & R. J. Reynolds - Research and Markets

This report examines the regulation of heat-not-burn (HnB) or heated tobacco products in Europe, as well as some of the broader regulatory issues that they raise. It considers their treatment under the TPD; the question of whether they are smoking or smo
Business Wire
added Nov 23, 2017 00:19
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[Spain] Guardia Civil uncover 250 TONNES of illegal tobacco leaf in Europe’s biggest ever haul

Some six people have been arrested after 250 tonnes of tobacco leaves were seized across eight different addresses in Caceres and Badajoz. The haul has a street value of more than €40 million. The property raids also turned up €23,000 in cash and a car
The Olive Press (es)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:11
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Europe's 'invisible' killer, chronic lung disease

One in three MEPs signed a written declaration in 2016 ... It also called for better prevention, mainly by tackling smoking, and more "timely and accurate" diagnosis, including routine lung health and allergy tests.
EUobserver.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:36
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Global E-Cigarette Market Outlook to 2021: Ken Research

Outlook to 2021 provides a comprehensive analysis of e-cigarette market across the world. The report includes the market size by revenue, segmentation for different regions (Asia Pacific, Americas, Middle East and Africa and Europe) by revenue, Segmentati
MENAFN.com
added Nov 14, 2017 03:19
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IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media

The penetration of the tobacco industry influence in mass and social media is also worrisome. The apparent ability to directly or indirectly censor information and opinions about its products is alarming. Europe (including Greece) has developed strict le
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 3, 2017 02:47
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[Europe] Retailers call for ‘hard’ limit on tobacco brought into UK

Independent retailers are looking to boost their tobacco sales by backing a ‘hard Brexit’ to restrict the amount of cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco products tourists and visitors can bring into the country from Europe after the UK leaves the EU.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:35
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