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[Asia, India] GOVERNMENT TAKES FRESH STEPS TO CURB TOBACCO USE IN STATE

state tobacco control coordination committee (STCCC) on Monday decided to recruit state and district level officers in tobacco control cells under the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) of the central government in order to curb the use of tobacco
Times of India
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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Pakistan’s Auditor General initiates special audit of MNCs in tobacco sector

the special audit of MNCs will analyse the production of tobacco manufacturing industry and rate of tax collection from the tobacco sector. They said tax collection has witnessed decline while production went up 100 per cent in recently. Moreover, the aud
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[Asia-pacific] Time for action to stop the deadliest diseases in the Philippines

The Philippines is taking some good steps to prevent NCDs, like taxing tobacco use... Interagency Task Force on NCDs... will visit the Philippines on 7-11 May 2018. They will work with the UN team based in the Philippines, and government authorities for
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[UK-Scotland] Scots vaping firm looks to light up global sales

A Leith-based designer of vaping products and e-cigarettes is in talks to distribute its wares in the US as it ramps up its international presence. JAC Vapour was established in 2010 by Andrew Logan, the firm’s chief design officer, and now has tens of th
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 9, 2018 14:14
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2017-2018 China Tobacco Manufacturing Industry Financial Analysis Annual Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Business Wire
added May 9, 2018 14:14
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[UK] British Vaping Business Supreme Postpones London Listing

British vaping liquids manufacturer Supreme Plc said on Friday it would postpone its London listing citing market conditions. The decision was taken despite encouraging institutional support, Supreme, which is also a distributor of battery and lighting
Reuters
added May 9, 2018 14:08
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[Australia] Big tobacco’s big little lies on Twitter

Christina Watts, Becky Freeman and Marita Hefler identify some of the promotional tactics being used by tobacco companies and provide some examples of how these companies are using Twitter to give a misleading picture of their activities and potentially
Croakey (au)
added May 9, 2018 03:40
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[Australia] Think you've got plenty of time to quit smoking? Think again: Hundreds of people as young as 30 are dying due to cigarettes

Smoking is killing people as young as 30, a new analysis from the Victorian Health Department shows. In 2011 smoking killed 24 Victorians in their 30s and 155 in their 40s... 'We're seeing tobacco companies using underhand tactics to make smoking hip ag
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2018 02:34
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[UK] The shocking number of Derbyshire women who smoke through their pregnancy

Shocking figures show more than one in seven mums-to-be in Derbyshire smoke throughout their pregnancy. Analysis of figures released by NHS Digital shows that in 2017, 16 per cent of women in Derbyshire were still smoking when they gave birth to their ch
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added May 9, 2018 01:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Vapers highlight ‘remarkable’ drop in Japan’s smoking rate

THE president of The Vapers Philippines has lauded the decline in Japan’s smoking rate, which, in 2005, saw a “remarkable” 49-percent drop of men, and 14 percent of women smokers. Tom Pinlac, president of the vapers’ group, said that in 10 years, the Ja
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 8, 2018 16:17
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