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Vaping rivals, quitters cloud Japan Tobacco's cigarette sales

Japan Tobacco Inc said it expected a steeper decline in cigarette sales at home than previously estimated, after earlier reporting disappointing results, as more smokers quit or defect to “heat-not-burn” tobacco products.
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2017 02:16
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco: EU Law / HM Treasury written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The government is continuing to study the draft implementing legislation for Articles 15 and 16 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive and is discussing the drafts with the Commission and other Member States. We are aware of concerns raised by businesses af
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:24
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[UK] Prisons: Smoking Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The phased rollout now underway will reduce the risk to staff and prisoners of exposure to second hand smoke, whilst maintaining the safety and security of our prisons. In every case, the decision on when to go smoke free is only taken after careful pla
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:23
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[Asia, UK] Judith Longstaff Mackay: The art of war on tobacco

In 1984 Judith Mackay gave up clinical practice in Hong Kong to devote herself to tobacco control in low and middle income countries—unpaid and virtually alone, but driven by her rage at the industry’s lies and misrepresentations. Now 74, she has advised
British Medical Journal
added Nov 3, 2017 00:19
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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[Canada] Backgrounder: Protecting People in Ontario from the Health Impacts of Cannabis

In response to the federal government's plan to legalize cannabis in July 2018, Ontario's proposed approach to legalization is informed by the province's experience in managing tobacco and alcohol, as well as lessons from other jurisdictions that have re
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 2, 2017 03:36
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[Africa] Nigeria: Rising Drug Abuse

'Big Tobacco Tiny Targets, tobacco companies targeting of school children in Nigeria',... a pattern of the sale of tobacco products, including cigarettes, within 100 metres of school environments across selected towns in the country linking the practice t
All-Africa.com
added Nov 1, 2017 16:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] JAKPOR: Tobacco Company Infractions And Another Damning Report

The findings contained in the Big Tobacco Tiny Targets Nigeria Report showed... Even as Nigeria continues to foot-drag, the tobacco companies continue to evolve new tactics to frustrate any policy that will whittle their influence and profits. Some of th
Leadership (ng)
added Nov 1, 2017 16:24
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Vaping rivals, quitters cloud Japan Tobacco's cigarette sales

Japan Tobacco Inc said it expected a steeper decline in cigarette sales at home than previously estimated, after earlier reporting disappointing results, as more smokers quit or defect to “heat-not-burn” tobacco products.
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2017 15:58
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[Korea - South] Smoking has been found to trigger Crohn’s disease according to new research

Scientists have shown for the first time that cigarette smoke causes intestinal inflammation, increasing risk of Crohn’s disease
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:56
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