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New CEO of Japan Tobacco Looks Abroad in Hunt for Growth

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s Masamichi Terabatake is in the hot seat. The 52-year-old started off 2018 by taking the helm of the world’s third-largest tobacco company. While the view from his new Tokyo office may be different than the one from his previous stin
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2018 23:22
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[Massachusetts] CORNWALL: Finally, the tobacco industry tells the truth

Evidence in U.S. v. Philip Morris showed that the companies withheld relevant research studies... Smoking will cause 9,300 deaths in Massachusetts and cost the state $4.08 billion in 2017. Nevertheless, Big Tobacco continues spending over $117 million mar
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:36
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AUDIO: Marlboro Maker Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. Anti-Smoking Advocates Are Skeptical

“If Philip Morris is truly committed to a smoke-free future, it should immediately take two steps: 1) Actively support the policies to reduce cigarette smoking that are endorsed by the public health community and an international public health treaty, th
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 4, 2018 20:33
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Click bait ads are tied to teen smoking

Teens who engage with online tobacco ads are more likely to start smoking than their peers who aren’t lured by digital marketing campaigns, a U.S. study suggests.
Reuters
added Jan 4, 2018 07:46
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Big Tobacco woos African farmers with bogus promises of prosperity

“We have more than 20,000 … small-scale farmers growing tobacco … the industry is critical in reducing poverty levels.”... He was not alone in this opinion, a common refrain we heard in all three of our study countries (Kenya, Zambia and Malawi). It is o
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:38
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[UK] Philip Morris vows to give up smoking for the new year: Tobacco giant plans to stop selling cigarettes as they turn to trendy vaping

The big tobacco company launched an advertising campaign in the UK on Wednesday, promising to ween its business and customers off of cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:34
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[North Carolina] Courts order tobacco companies to run ads about their products

“We have seen the positive impact that our county’s tobacco-free policy has had on our staff and the public,” said Chatham County Health Director Layton Long. “Tobacco-free policies play a large part in helping people quit, and for those who have success
Chatham Journal Newspaper
added Jan 4, 2018 07:10
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Online Tobacco Marketing and Subsequent Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Engagement with online tobacco marketing represents a risk factor for adolescent tobacco use. FDA marketing regulation and cooperation of social-networking sites could limit engagement.
Pediatrics
added Jan 4, 2018 06:56
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[UK] Philip Morris places anti-smoking advertisement in papers

has also written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking to be allowed to print information about quitting and switching on its cigarette packs. However, anti-smoking campaigners described the campaign as a "PR stunt". The text of the advertisement runs: "
BBC Online
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha traders move to court to challenge Gov’t ban on commodity

The High Court has on Friday rejected a petition to lift the government ban on Shisha dashing the hopes of scores of Shisha lovers and businessmen who now claim the ban will cost them millions of shillings and cost jobs. The High Court however gave the
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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