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[Asia] China’s 2.4 Trillion Cigarette Habit Is Actually Progress

While figures from Euromonitor International showed 2.4 trillion cigarettes were smoked last year, that marks the second straight annual decline. China has been raising taxes and toughening anti-smoking laws, and Euromonitor expects the numbers to keep dr
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 15:11
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Philip Morris’ IQOS: Korea, Czech, Greece Get ‘Hot’ Tobacco

Tobacco giant Philip Morris reported a lousy quarter, but it did make inroads in international markets where it is promoting a new smokeless electronic device that heats tobacco.
Barron's
added Jul 21, 2017 05:18
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New wiki site to unmask dealings of tobacco industry in Sri Lanka

A major new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in Sri Lanka on the back of the success of TobaccoTactics – an initiative first established by
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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[Canada] Ontario Signs Agreement-In-Principle With Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation On Tobacco

Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding tobacco regulation and revenue sharing, in order to help support community growth and prosperity and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Fina
Public.
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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GFN Dialogues

Interest in the debates surrounding the rapidly changing nicotine landscape continues to grow and the organisers of GFN are seeking to use this established brand to reach out and engage with a wider audience, ensuring the topics remain live and fresh, ra
Global Forum on Nicotine
added Jul 20, 2017 22:17
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ARCHIVE: China’s E-Cigarette Boom Lacks Oversight for Safety

Ninety percent of the world’s e-cigarettes are made in China. Experts warn, however, that poorly manufactured devices can vaporize heavy metals and carcinogens alongside the nicotine. By Jonah M. Kessel on Publish Date December 13, 2014. Photo by Sim Chi
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2017 22:15
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes pose health policy conundrum as Australia faces vaping push

Philip Morris has launched a new lobbying onslaught... Meanwhile, it would appear prudent to use one of the certified nicotine-replacement means. One day, people will look back in wonder at tobacco smoking, but before then many are facing a terrible strug
The Age (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:44
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Increase Coming On Tobacco Tax

Government has warned that it will be increasing taxes on tobacco and its related products in line with recommended rates set by the World Health Organization to fight lifestyle diseases. But, Carreras, one of the leading marketers and distributors here,
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:27
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[Asia, India] How a Delhi tobacco officer is taking on Marlboro

NEW DELHI: S. K. Arora spent more than three years trudging through the Indian summer heat and monsoon rains to inspect tobacco kiosks across this sprawling megacity, tearing down cigarette advertisements and handing out fines to store owners for putting
Times of India
added Jul 20, 2017 19:26
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Tobacco Control Bill under review, says Tufton

Dr Tufton said the comprehensive legislation seeks to address critical matters which have not been addressed under the existing Tobacco Control Regulations. These, he said, include: Regulating the interactions of Government officials with the tobacco ind
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:24
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