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[Europe] Philip Morris International Inc. Announces Voluntary Delisting from Euronext Paris

The delisting procedure will allow the PMI shares listed on Euronext Paris to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), PMI’s primary listing exchange. Holders of PMI shares listed on Euronext Paris will have the following options:
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:59
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[Asia] In Blow to Philip Morris, Israel to Tax iQOS E-cigarettes Like Ordinary Cigarettes

the device will be taxed like ordinary cigarettes, at a rate of 65% of its price. However, the excise tax was introduced through the state budget, under pressure from the attorney general. The move presumably forces Kahlon to sign an order that has been o
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 16, 2018 14:58
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Russians cut back on drinking, smoking as fitness trend grows

And tobacco use also plummeted by more than a fifth between 2009 and 2016, down to 30 percent of Russians smoking according to the most recent Global Adult Tobacco Survey. "The annual decline (in alcohol and tobacco consumption) is really steep, especia
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:56
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[UK] Help for smokers to quit is slashed: Health budget cuts mean only three in five local authorities offer support to quit the habit

Public health budget cuts mean many smokers can no longer access stop smoking medications from their GP, health experts have warned. In England there is now at least one local authority where there is a zero budget for addressing smoking, according to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:44
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[Australia] Where you stand on smoker rights...

FRASER Coast Chronicle readers have weighed-in on the issue of smokers' rights. Cigarette smoking has entered the national conversation in recent days after cricketers Shaun Marsh and Jackson Bird were dubbed bad role models for smoking in public while
Fraser Coast Chronicle (au)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[New Hampshire] WATTERS: Raising the smoking age to 21: A breath of fresh air for N.H.

As a senator, I have worked relentlessly to improve the health of New Hampshire children and youth. It is time for lawmakers to stand up for our youth and allow them to flourish in the Granite State by being free of addiction. SB 545 is a smart and prove
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[Missouri] RESIDENTS SUGGEST REMOVING ASHTRAYS NEAR BUS STOPS

During Sunday’s Macao Forum, many residents expressed their disagreement with the government’s decision to place ashtrays within the 10-meter radius of bus areas in which smoking is prohibited. Some of the residents who voiced their opinions suggested th
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[UK] Lung cancer patients' medical records sent to US company linked with tobacco giant Philip Morris

Public Health England released the anonymised NHS data under the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act to William E Wecker Associates
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:08
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[New York] Brooklyn police precinct’s cigar lounge goes up in smoke

“The party’s over,” the source added. The move followed a probe ordered Thursday by Police Commissioner James O’Neill in the wake of The Post’s report about smokers filling the 62nd Precinct station house with the stench from their stogies.
New York Post
added Jan 17, 2018 08:56
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[New York] Editorial: Erie County should ban smoking in cars

it would surely be too difficult to cite every driver smoking with a child inside the vehicle. But Erie County should adopt this legislation, anyway. It will send the right message about a pernicious habit that risks the health of the helpless.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 16, 2018 15:26
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