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Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Africa

was recognized for the second consecutive year as a Top Employer in Africa, awarding the company’s excellent work environment and commitment to creating value for its employees. This certification is the result of independent assessment by the Top Employ
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:42
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Tobacco control: a Foundation too far?

Yach is a respected public health leader. If anyone can achieve the objectives of the Foundation, it is him. But the odds of success are poor. And the costs of failure will not only be to Yach's reputation. They will represent another victory for an indus
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:39
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[Canada] HITCHCOCK: McMaster University smoking ban worthy of a totalitarian regime

In a free society, however, adults should be able to make those decisions for themselves. People smoke for many reasons. A smoker of my acquaintance once called tobacco a "soothing stimulant". There is real pleasure, for some, in smoking. Smoking tobacco
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:36
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[Europe] Armenia asks EEC for 8-month deferment for enacting tobacco production related technical regulation

asked the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC)...to grant it an 8-month deferment for enacting a technical regulation that enters into force on November 15, requiring that cigarette packs produced in EEU member countries place frightening images on the pac
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:35
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[UK] New Tobacco Control Plan for Lancashire unveiled by county council

County Council is fighting back with new plans to stub out the habit. It will unveil an ambitious Tobacco Control Plan, which will run until 2022, at its cabinet meeting on Thursday. Lancashire has above the national average number of adults lighting up -
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 14:12
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Anti-tobacco group: Economic damage to Bulgaria from smoking equals

The damage to Bulgaria’s economy from people smoking is equivalent to 10 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product, the “For Life Without Tobacco Smoke” coalition said on October 12. The coalition said that the economic cost of smoking was borne
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Oct 13, 2017 14:10
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[Thailand] Beach smoking ban: Pattaya beach operators and tourists agree but PR blitz needed

deckchair operators on the beach in Pattaya broadly agreed with the smoking bad announced this week. But they felt that more was needed to inform tourists of what to expect. Suwan Penthong, 50, said that she agreed with the ban as many people were
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:44
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[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34
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[India] 'Every year after Diwali respiratory diseases double': Sharp rise in lung cancer among Delhi's non-smokers

Leading pulmonologists blame the worrisome trend on poor air quality and claim there is a tectonic shift in patient profile as the number of non-smokers contracting the deadly disease has gone up to 40 per cent from about 10 per cent 15 years ago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:31
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[Japan, UK] New ‘healthier’ way to smoke tobacco set to explode in popularity, experts claim - and it's not e-cigarettes

Study suggests heat-not-burn devices will overtake sales of e-cigarettes This is after their surge in popularity in Japan, the first country to sell them The first smokeless product became available in the UK last year and have entered the FDA-approval
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:27
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