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[Asia-pacific] In Indonesia, Big Tobacco hasn't got a worry

health experts warn of a humanitarian disaster looming in poorer countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. ''They [cigarette companies] are just wilfully imposing a pandemic on developing countries,'' says Professor Mike Daube
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:29

[Asia-pacific] Where the Marlboro man is still king

According to the latest Tobacco Atlas, . . . Pacific islanders are the world's heaviest smokers, with rates of 58 percent in Kiribati, 52.9 percent in Nauru, and 44 percent in Palau and Papua New Guinea.
Foreign Policy Magazine
added Aug 23, 2012 14:52

Through tobacco industry eyes: civil society and the FCTC process from Philip Morris and British American Tobacco's perspectives

PM and BAT articulated a global policy-making environment in which NGOs are key, non-state stakeholders, and as a result, internationalised some of their previous national-level strategies. After both companies failed to prevent the FCTC, their strategies
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2012 13:22

[Canada] Day 33 - The Science Guy

Today the world of tobacco science and the world of law entered each other's orbits when a former scientist for Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd., Dr. Andrew Porter, testified
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 30, 2012 02:15

[Papua New Guinea] PNG announces plan to stub out smoking

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 3, 2011 00:00

Tobacco Timeline

Tobacco (World Lung Foundation)
added Mar 12, 2009 00:00

WHO condemns misleading use of its name in marketing of heated tobacco products

(BAT) is launching a new heated tobacco product, “glo”. In materials promoting the launch of the product,...BAT has made statements that could be incorrectly perceived as implying that [WHO] is endorsing this product as a less harmful alternative to ciga
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 12, 2018 21:03

Heat-not-burn cigarette gets mostly unfavorable votes from FDA advisory committee

The committee’s decisions have implications for British American Tobacco Plc, owner of Reynolds American Inc., which sells its glo heat-not-burn product in Canada, Japan, Russia, South Korea and Switzerland. The tightest vote was 5-4 in which the commit
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 26, 2018 12:50

GLANTZ: FDA should not grant PMI's Premarket Tobacco Product Application for IQOS

While there is not a formal docket to express this concern (because FDA has not sought public comment on the IQOS PMTA), we have written to Center for Tobacco Products director Mitch Zeller urging FDA not to approve the application. The text of the lett
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 21, 2018 21:19

[Australia] REVIEW Simon Chapman’s Smoke Signals targets tobacco among others

while the packaging is plain, its contents are a pleasure, and lethal to intellectual bullshit. Frequently cutting, though never shrill or sarcastic, it’s an object lesson in how to argue well, and honestly, from sound academic principles. My own role in
The Australian (au)
added Sep 23, 2017 14:34
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