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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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[Europe] Redact this / Transparency advocates accuse Commission of hiding information.

“these documents simultaneously reveal nothing and everything about the Commission’s dealings with the tobacco industry — especially worrying in the context of the ongoing TTIP talks.” A spokesman from British America Tobacco said the company is committe
Politico
added Aug 28, 2015 10:56
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[Europe] TTIP smokescreen: Documents on EC talks with Big Tobacco heavily redacted

Redacted documents detailing covert meetings between the European Commission (EC) and powerful tobacco lobbyists have compounded fears a secretive EU-US trade deal would allow tobacco giants to sue governments that attempt to legislate in the public inte
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 27, 2015 21:44
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Technavio Says Increased Focus on Developing Markets Will Propel the Global Cigarette Market Through 2019

“The cigarette market is showing positive signs in the developing countries due to growing population and rising standards of living. Four of the 10 largest cigarette-consuming countries are in the APAC region, thus making it the fastest-growing region i
Business Wire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:14
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[China, Virginia] Tobacco production climbs steadily in county, bucking trend

here in Mecklenburg County production of flue-cured leaf is on the rebound as demand for the product in China, India and Southeast Asia continues to climb. In the past five years, Mecklenburg County’s tobacco production has increased nearly 14 percent. T
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:48
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[UK] TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released

Corporate lobbying campaigners published documents that revealed the EU’s executive body had met and corresponded with lobbyists from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris. But the documents, as released, revealed little else.
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 20:57
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The impact of cigarette smoking on life expectancy between 1980 and 2010: a global perspective

Conclusions Recent trends indicate a substantial rise in the population-level impact of tobacco smoking on life expectancy in women and in middle-income countries. High-quality local data are needed in most low-income countries.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 26, 2015 11:47
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 150pc

TOBACCO export earnings have increased by over 150 percent to $322 million since the beginning of the year... Zimbabwe’s major consumer of the golden leaf, China, has since January spent $176.7 million importing 20.8 million kgs at an average price of $
Chronicle (zw)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:23
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Health-care interventions to promote and assist tobacco cessation: a review of efficacy, effectiveness and affordability for use in national guideline development [FREE FULL TEXT]

Brief advice from a health-care worker, telephone helplines, automated text messaging, printed self-help materials, cytisine and nortriptyline are globally affordable health-care interventions to promote and assist smoking cessation. Evidence on smokeles
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2015 21:22
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[Asia] India has highest number of smokeless tobacco deaths, finds new study

India accounts for nearly three- fourths of over a quarter million deaths worldwide caused by smokeless tobacco while millions more have their lives shortened due to its ill health effects, a new study has found. "Nearly 85% of the total burden attribut
DNA India (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:06
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