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[New York] Winners announced

Tobacco Reporter handed out its annual Golden Leaf Awards during a ceremony at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel in New York City yesterday night. Sponsored exclusively by BMJ, the Golden Leaf Awards recognize excellence in the tobacco and vapo
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 22:59
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation key to success of vaping industry in PH

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in India
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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[Canada] Foundation opposed

Canadian health organizations have responded to the announcement that Philip Morris International has pledged $1 billion to the newly-launched Foundation for a Smoke-Free World by calling on the Canadian government immediately to restore public funding f
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 22:48
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Bill and Melinda Gates Grade the World’s Health

They will present a sort of report card of global health, called “Goalkeepers,” at the United Nations...on 18 global health indicators: infant mortality, AIDS, vaccine use, smoking rates...Smoking is down, but tobacco companies are fighting back.
New York Times
added Sep 18, 2017 22:38
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[Asia, India] Costs of tobacco outweigh Centre’s total spend in health sector! Does it have a plan to deal with this?

Powerful tobacco lobbies have ensured, over the past few months, the government has taken action against two bodies—FCRA clearances were revoked for the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and a Michael Bloomberg charity—that have worked on effectiv
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:12
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The future of vaping

This is a truly exciting time for the tobacco sector We’re actively seeing the alignment of three key forces: the pull of consumers seeking safer alternatives to cigarettes, the push of an industry developing radical technologies - and their convergence
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:00
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Smoking still big business as Imperial targets China

Imperial is also splashing the cash to expand its global footprint and early this year announced a joint venture with China Tobacco to promote Davidoff and other brands. China alone has an astonishing 350 million smokers (the entire population of the USA
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:56
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Philip Morris CEO calls Canada’s response to vaping, e-cigarettes ‘puzzling’

“It assumes that all tobacco products are the same, actually they are not,” Calantzopoulos argued. “I think it’s very wrong to believe that and also tell consumers that smoke that all tobacco products are the same. They are not, and I think that there i
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:53
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GLANTZ: The UN Global Compact (finally) throws the tobacco industry out

it has always been irritating that the UNGC allowed them as members. The industry, of course, then used their membership as part of the “corporate social responsibility” PR efforts. In particular, the industry has worked to undermine implementation of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:10
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[Asia, India] IMA asks WHO to clarify on tobacco report of IB

Indian Medical Association (IMA) is disturbed by recent media coverage of a purported 'intelligence bureau' report stating that restrictions on tobacco use in India would encourage consumption of more injurious toxicants like alcohol and narcotic drugs.".
Times of India
added Sep 18, 2017 05:04
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