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JTI Now Certified Top Employer in Africa

has been officially certified for the first time as a Top Employer in Africa, demonstrating its status as an employer of choice that puts people first. This recognition was confirmed during a ceremony held yesterday evening in Johannesburg, South Africa,
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2017 21:09
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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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BRIEF-Opko Health enters into exclusive agreement with Japan Tobacco to develop and commercialize Rayaldee in Japan

* Opko Health - As per agrement, co eligible to receive up to additional $31 million in development & regulatory milestones & $75 million in sales based milestones​ * Opko Health Inc - JT will make​ another ‍$6 million payment to co upon initiation of O
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2017 22:45
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[UK] Wellcome statement on the cancelled corporate event booking for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World.

At the time of booking, it was not made clear to Wellcome Trust Trading Ltd, or its parent Wellcome Trust Ltd, that the event was for a meeting of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, which is an organisation funded by a tobacco company. We would not h
Wellcome Trust (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:43
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GLANTZ: Wellcome Foundation refused to let PMI and Yach's Foundation for a Smoke-Free World hijack Wellcome's good name

On 5 October 2017 Wellcome Trust took immediate steps to terminate a commercial hire contract for an event scheduled to take place in a Wellcome venue in late October. At the time of booking, it was not made clear to Wellcome Trust Trading Ltd, or its
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:41
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Thailand bans smoking on 20 popular tourist beaches

Thailand is to ban smoking on some of the country’s most popular tourist beaches, with the prospect of up to a year in prison for those caught lighting up... “Cigarettes have a direct effect on the natural environment,” director general Jatuporn Buruspat
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:31
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Q&A: The World Bank's quiet evolution on tobacco taxes

On Wednesday, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a group of finance ministers, and a handful of policy experts will meet behind closed doors to discuss a tax measure that has the potential to save millions of
Devex
added Oct 11, 2017 15:48
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LOUAILLIER: Smoking Out Big Tobacco

given the fundamental conflict between the tobacco industry’s interests and public-health objectives, health practitioners and governments around the world must do more to prevent Big Tobacco from interfering in official policy. Indeed, they must erect an
Project Syndicate
added Oct 10, 2017 20:31
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[UK] Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

The Foundation is led by Derek Yach, former Head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Free Initiative. Yach’s Previous Views on Tobacco Companies and How They Misuse Science and Undermine Health Policy In 2001, Yach and his co-author warned
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:08
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