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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK: flying high

the second-ranked tobacco player is on a roll this year. During the half-yearly period ended June 30, 2018, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has undergone a massive expansion in its top-line and bottom-line on a year-on-year basis. As work a
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 20, 2018 17:21
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[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarettes – seeing through the smoke

At BAT, we have adopted an open and transparent approach to the science we conduct on electronic cigarettes. We have published more than 200 scientific papers, across all categories of the risk continuum including electronic cigarettes, in peer-reviewed s
SciTech Europa (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:20
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[UK] Lancashire Telegraph County council health boss backs MPs e-cigs report

LANCASHIRE County Council's health boss has backed a report by MPs which said that e-cigarettes can help people stop smoking. But Cllr Shaun Turner has warned against non-smokers taking up 'vaping'. On Friday a report from the House of Commons Science
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:11
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] British American Tobacco to raise prices in line with October tax hike

has filed for approval from the Finance Ministry to raise its tobacco product prices in line with the planned tobacco tax hike on Oct. 1, informed sources said Monday. If approved, British American, known for its mainstay Kent brand, will raise its produ
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:06
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From black market cigarette shops to websites selling cheap tobacco: How Australian smokers are getting around paying huge taxes for their smokes

Australian smokers are getting around the world's highest taxes on cigarettes by buying black market 'chop chop' or visiting a website offering heavy discounts. From September 1, tobacco excise will climb by another 12.5 per cent, taking the price of a 3
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:05
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[UK] Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

Non-smoking adults have a higher risk of dying from serious lung disease if they grew up with parents who smoked, according to US research. The researchers said childhood passive smoking was "likely to add seven deaths to every 100,000 non-smoking adult
BBC Online
added Aug 20, 2018 16:02
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Highland joins campaign to stop adults buying tobacco for under-18s

a series of videos has been produced, with the help of students at Inverness College UHI, to target the campaign to local areas in Highland via social media. ASH Scotland will be promoting the videos in the coming weeks on their Facebook and Instagram ac
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:01
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[UK] A time to quit: supporting smoking cessation in general practice

A new report exploring GPs’ prescribing practices for quitting services and treatment... Health professionals – such as practice nurses, clinical pharmacists and GPs – play an important role in educating and motivating smokers to stop, as well as assessi
Practice Business (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:00
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[Malaysia] HAMID: Let’s follow UK on e-cigarette regulations — Sarah Zailana Hamid

there is a need for an independent study of Malaysians on e-cigarettes and such devices, a monitoring of their long-term health effects, while the government allows these product to be promoted as an alternative to traditional cigarettes for people trying
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 20, 2018 15:54
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[Sweden] Proper treatment, refraining from smoking can reduce heart disease risk from type 2 diabetes

Properly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. In some cases, the in
News-Medical.net
added Aug 20, 2018 02:13
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