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[Africa, South Africa] Experts, policy makers head to Cape Town to battle 'Big Tobacco'

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers are convening this week in Cape Town to confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product. The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting from Ma
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:49

BLOOMBERG: Big Tobacco must be 'held accountable': Michael Bloomberg

Foundation for a Smoke-Free World? Is it credible? A: The tobacco industry has one goal, and that is to make profits....The fact is that [PMI] continues to aggressively market tobacco to children. They are fighting back against policies aimed at fighting
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:14

MACKAY: The critical role of China in global tobacco control

The central government must implement robust, comprehensive legislation as well as increasing cigarette price through taxation. Most challenging of all, China must work to tackle the power and influence of the state tobacco monopoly over tobacco control.
Oxford University Press Blog
added Mar 13, 2018 23:41
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[South Africa] Global Cancer Ambassador For Ghana To Attend World Conference On Tobacco

The Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana, Mr Jeorge Wilson Kingson, will this weekend leave Ghana for South Africa as a participant in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which is expected to from March 4-9, 2018.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:32

[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00

$9.80 a pack: France aims to curb smoking with price increase

France’s one-euro increase Thursday in the price of cigarettes brings the average price of a pack to 8 euros, or $9.80 U.S.... Cigarette manufacturers estimate that the decline in French sales in 2018 will be 10 to 15 percent. Some have attempted to mini
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2018 18:08

[Asia-pacific] Are cigarettes too affordable for China’s young people?

China can keep children from smoking by raising tobacco taxes continuously to maintain a minimum per-packet retail price of 20 yuan (HK$24.62, US$3.15), according to a survey by the University of International Business and Economics.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06

You won’t believe the staggering amount of time wasted on workplace smoke breaks

HaloCigs surveyed over 1,000 people about how fair smoke breaks really are, if U.S. companies should give nonsmokers extra vacation days, and how many of these extra days smokers would need to kick the habit altogether. Curious how much time is really bei
added Mar 1, 2018 14:16

[Canada] Does taxing tobacco motivate smokers to butt out?

The Canadian Cancer Society thinks it does, and applauds the tobacco increase announced in Tuesday’s federal budget. The tax for a carton of cigarettes increased by $1 – in addition to a $1.29 inflation tax adjustment for a carton of 200 cigarettes — f
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:17

[North Carolina] Turning Tobacco Fields into Solar Farms

“Economic Impact of Substituting Solar Photovoltaic Electric Production for Tobacco Farming,” analyzed the potential of such an exchange in North Carolina due to the state’s robust tobacco production as well as its ample sunlight. (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:49
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