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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU menthol cigarette ban

Poland is appealing to the European Court of Justice this week against EU legislation that will see menthol and other flavoured tobacco products banned by 2016.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:30
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Cigarette Maker Altria's 2Q Profit Flat

posted flat second-quarter earnings Tuesday as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold. The owner of the nation’s biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, also announced a new $1 billion share buyback program to be c
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2014 13:07
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[Australia] Cigarettes: roll your own vs factory-made

Unfortunately for the (usually poorer) people who tend to smoke rollies, they are both less natural and more harmful. In factory-made cigarettes, the additives make up about half-a-per cent of the dry weight of the tobacco. But in the rollies, the additi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:45
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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] 10 countries where people smoke the most

Nearly 20% of the world’s adult population smokes cigarettes, according to TobaccoAtlas.org. Smokers consumed nearly 5.9 trillion cigarettes in 2009 (the year for which the most recent data is available) — representing a 13% increase in cigarette consump
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 22, 2014 12:38
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Poland to appeal against EU ban on flavoured tobacco

Menthol cigarettes, which account for 20% of sales, should be considered a traditional product, says deputy prime minister / Poland is to appeal to the European court of justice over an EU ban on flavoured tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly aff
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:54
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[USA] EDITORIAL: Australia shows the impact of stronger cigarette warnings

protecting commercial speech should not mean inhibiting consumers from understanding the true effects of smoking. The tobacco companies should stop their international campaign against measures that protect public health, and the FDA should take critical
The Washington Post
added Jul 21, 2014 22:47
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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29
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Health Preemption Behind Closed Doors: Trade Agreements and Fast-Track Authority.

“Fast-track authority,” in which Congress cedes ongoing oversight authority to the President... International trade agreements relocate decisions about tobacco control policy to venues where there is little opportunity for public scrutiny, participation,
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 20, 2014 10:10
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Market research for the tobacco industry

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the tobacco industry. We monitor and analyse industry trends in Tobacco globally, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” down to specific category levels
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:04
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New paper: Health Preemption Behind Closed Doors: Trade Agreements and Fast-Track Authority

Eric Crosbie, Mariaelena Gonzalez, and I just published a paper in American Journal of Public Health, "Health Preemption Behind Closed Doors: Trade Agreements and Fast-Track Authority," that describes how trade agreements such at the Trans Pacific Parner
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:57
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