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Europe has 'alarming' rates of smoking, drinking and obesity: WHO

In a report on health in its European Region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that while many countries had reduced risk factors for premature death, rates of obesity, tobacco use and alcohol consumption "remain alarmingly high". "Europeans dri
added Sep 22, 2015 21:15

[Europe, Poland, UK] British American Tobacco reinforces commitment to next generation products with two announcements

A conditional agreement to acquire 100 percent of the CHIC Group: the market leading e-cigarette business in Poland / A vapour technology-sharing term sheet with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company CHIC Group Agreement...“Today, we’ve announced two significant
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 22, 2015 12:00

[Europe] Celebrating World Environment Day, Philip Morris International makes significant progress in reducing its environmental footprint

marked this week’s EU Green Week External reference and UN World Environment Day External reference on June 5th, by highlighting our significant progress toward meeting our global environmental targets. In particular, our Vice President Business Tran
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 21, 2015 09:03

[Europe] Eat, Drink, Be Merry: Russia's Spending Habits

Russia leads in three categories: the relative share of expenses for food (30.7 percent), clothing and footwear (9.2 percent) and alcohol and tobacco (8.3 percent)... According to polls, Russians clearly understand that their standard of living is fallin
Moscow Times (ru)
added Sep 20, 2015 20:58

WHO aims to make Europeans start moving, stop smoking

Wednesday launched strategies aimed at getting Europeans to start moving and stop smoking over the next decade to defuse what it termed the ticking time-bomb of sedentary lifestyles. “Health systems across the region (Europe) risk being crippled by peopl
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:04

WHO European Region Member States commit to denormalizing tobacco

The roadmap was presented to the 65th session of the Regional Committee for Europe in Vilnius, Lithuania, "The generation growing up now cannot comprehend that people used to smoke on airplanes, buses, in restaurants or in offices. The achievements of th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:55

[Europe, UK] Giant palm-sized moths are invading Britain – attracted by cigarettes and alcohol

from the continent which are being carried over on warm winds - and attracted by tobacco and alcohol. Moth-lovers are hoping to catch the massive Convolvulus Hawk-moth using ornamental tobacco plants planted earlier this year, and wine soaked ropes.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:45

[Europe] ARCHIVE: The smoke filled room: How big tobacco influences health policy in the UK (PDF)

it may, at last, be possible to consign to history the tobacco industry’s malign influence on health policy and this report illustrates just how vital that is. it only requires that commitments from all sides be honoured.
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 10:26

[Europe, Netherlands] The devil is in the detail: tobacco industry political influence in the Dutch implementation of the 2001 EU Tobacco Products Directive

The findings highlight the policy risks associated with corporate actors’ ability to use interactions over technical product specifications to influence the implementation of health policy and illustrate the difficulties in limiting industry interference
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2015 10:17

[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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