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[Africa, Kenya] Children highly exposed to tobacco, survey shows

According to Consumers Information Network survey report released yesterday, the sale of tobacco products around schools has seen a large percentage of children take up smoking and use of other forms of tobacco.
added Jan 26, 2017 14:45

Youth-Targeted E-cigarette Marketing in the US

Conclusions: Given the unregulated context in the US, e-cigarette marketing currently contains many features that may be particularly appealing to youth.
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Jan 26, 2017 14:23

Philip Morris International Looks Toward A Smoke-Free Future

today re-affirms its commitment to designing a smoke-free future. With more than one million adult smokers who have converted to IQOS, momentum continues to grow behind the company’s full-scale effort to market smoke-free products that can ultimately repl
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:10

OUR MANIFESTO Designing a Smoke-Free Future

Now we’ve made a dramatic decision. We will be far more than the leading cigarette company. We’re building PMI’s future on smoke-free products that are a much better choice than cigarette smoking. Indeed, our vision – for all of us at PMI – is that the
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:03

Tripling tobacco taxes: Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

How can greater reductions in smoking be achieved in the next decade and contribute to reaching the health and social targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? We review some key issues in the epidemiology and economics of global tob
Peking Press (au)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:02

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Finance chief backs tax probe on Mighty Corp

Dominguez said Wednesday he supported the Bureau of Internal Revenue's decision to investigate Mighty Corp. and other cigarette makers for alleged use of fake tax stamps. Dominguez said BIR Commissioner Cesar Dulay "did the right thing" when it initiated
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:54

Neighbourhood exposure to point-of-sale price promotions for cigarettes is associated with financial stress among smokers: results from a population-based study

Conclusion Exposure to POS cigarette price promotions is associated with financial stress. This finding, coupled with previous reports that smokers with financial stress are less likely to attempt to quit or succeed in quitting smoking, suggests that POS
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2017 03:54

[Caribbean, Jamaica] ‘Higher tobacco taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade’— Carreras

Carreras Limited says it notes, with grave concern, the release from the Ministry of Health advising that portfolio minister Dr Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organisation’s call for heavy taxation on the tobacco
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:13

[Canada] Study suggests third of cigarettes sold in Ontario are contraband

The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco commissioned research that tracked the cigarette-buying habits of people in Ontario. The study found 32 per cent of respondents purchased contraband cigarettes, a figure that the coalition says is the hi
Canadian Press
added Jan 24, 2017 22:43

[UK] LETTER: Tobacco Control Plan is needed to fight the power of big tobacco

The Institute of Health Promotion and Education endorses the urgent need for a new Tobacco Control Plan.1 Smoking is still the largest single preventable cause of ill health and death, and it causes extensive harm to individuals and society.2 Smoking is
British Medical Journal
added Jan 24, 2017 16:40
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