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Tobacco Packaging Market Worth 16.65 Billion USD by 2022

The Tobacco Packaging Market is witnessing considerable growth due to the rise in per capita income and stressful lifestyles. Equality laws for women have developed a new market for female smokers, which is another key factor fueling the growth. Tobacco
PR Newswire
added May 31, 2017 18:50

[UK] Global investors support government action on tobacco control

53 investors, health systems, pension funds and insurers, representing US$3.8 trillion in assets under management, have signed a statement to the World Health Organization (WHO) representatives and national health ministers openly supporting stronger reg
PRI Association (Principles for Responsible Investment) (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:44

[UK] World must stop investing in tobacco say fund managers in charge of $3.8 trillion

”We strive within our own scope of action to support the ambition of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in line with our commitment to the positive role finance can play in sustainable development more broadly".
The Independent (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:33

UK councils under pressure over £1bn of tobacco investments

Some of the world’s largest investment firms have thrown their weight behind efforts to combat smoking, sparking renewed calls for UK local authorities to divest all their shares in the tobacco industry from their pension fund investments. More than 50
The Guardian (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:31

Investment groups tell investors to give up tobacco industry

Axa, Calpers, Scor and AMP Capital have already sold or are selling their tobacco investments. The companies launched their appeal on the annual World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). Along with 50 other firms with investments totalling $3.8tn, they have pledged "t
BBC Online
added May 31, 2017 18:26

[Canada] GAGNON: Why the double standard for tobacco and marijuana?

Public explanation is needed as both marijuana and tobacco are addictive substances with known, and in some cases, similar, health risks...the health minister and Health Canada should acknowledge the importance of alternative products such as tobacco heat
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:50
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[Asia, India] Minors can easily buy cigarettes in Mumbai, survey finds

, a survey has pointed towards the rampant sale of loose cigarettes in the city in blatant violation of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). It also found that minors can easily buy cigarettes from shops, most of which did not display war
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 15:02

[Australia] WALSBERGER: We need to reduce the retail availability of tobacco in NSW

The two most burning problems in NSW tobacco control that we should highlight today are the widespread availability of tobacco, as well as unregulated marketing practices that the tobacco industry employs to maximise their sales through NSW retailers.
The Age (au)
added May 31, 2017 00:38

[Vermont] Lebanon smoking ban to take effect in July

Lebanon, New Hampshire is following the lead of other communities by banning smoking in designated public spaces. Scattered throughout the City of Lebanon it's not uncommon to spot cigarette smokers and the butts they leave behind. "Both residents a
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added May 31, 2017 00:12

[Solomon Islands] SMOKE BAN AT MARKET

the launch of the “No smoking, No betel nut and No Alcohol” in the Honiara Central Market yesterday by the Ministry of Health and the Honiara City Council. City mayor Andrew Mua said the council will ensure this new initiative is enforced and followed.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added May 31, 2017 00:11
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