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Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of 2014 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results

will host a live audio webcast at www.pmi.com/webcasts on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. ET to discuss its 2014 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year results, which will be issued mid-morning the same day.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 29, 2015 19:18
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[Kazakhstan, USA] HEFLER: Tobacco industry confronted with child labour

every time a new report is published tobacco companies react with apparent surprise...industry is extremely monopolised, has a record of collusion and suppression of leaf prices, interferes with policy development and invests in NGOs such as ITGA, ECLT an
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2015 12:54
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[Texas] UTMB Study: Two-fifth of teens who don’t smoke are exposed anyway ($$)

Teenagers around the world are exposed to tobacco smoke at an alarming rate, whether or not they are themselves smokers. According to a new study released by the University of Texas Medical Branch, as many of two-fifths of teenagers who do not smoke are s
Galveston (TX) Daily News
added Jan 27, 2015 13:49
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[Australia] Public health, environment, union, and church groups slam Trans-Pacific trade deal as talks resume in New York

have written an open letter to Trade Minister Robb citing mounting evidence that the TPP is not in the national interest, and demanding that the text be released for public scrutiny before it is signed.
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 27, 2015 00:37
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[Australia, Bhutan] 2 Approaches To Ending Smoking: Laws And Labels

of all the efforts — from Orwellian-style bans to smoke-free cars — only a handful seem to have delivered results. Oddly, making smoking illegal isn't one of them... So Big Brother can make a difference, just not necessarily with the long arm of the law
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 26, 2015 20:37
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[Europe] Bulgaria Loses Most Revenues From Illicit Cigarettes Sales in EU

In relative terms, the losses suffered by Bulgaria are 3 times greater than in Romania and Poland, 10 times larger than in Germany and 16 times higher than in the Netherlands.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Jan 26, 2015 17:55
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[Mid-east] WARD: The waterpipe: an emerging global epidemic in need of action

the potential for waterpipe to upend successes in global tobacco control. A decade later, that forecast has come true. In this supplement, Maziak et al3 note that the “global evolution of this smoking habit has exceeded worst predictions.” In several Midd
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2015 01:02
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The allure of the waterpipe: a narrative review of factors affecting the epidemic rise in waterpipe smoking among young persons globally

The review suggests potential interventions to control WTS among youth, with emphasis on creative utilisation of social media, and tobacco control policies that include the specificities of WTS. The review further suggests the need for rigorous qualitativ
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2015 01:00
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[USA] SOMMER: The Strong Dollar Is Always Good, Except When It Isn’t

Since the dollar began to rise last year, Altria Group, the domestic company, has skyrocketed, while Philip Morris, the international company, has “flatlined,” Bespoke said in a report to clients. All of which suggests that a strong dollar isn’t entirel
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2015 17:26
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[USA] American Red Cross: tobacco funding risks global brand

increasing pressure to refuse tobacco industry donations, to bring it into line with guidelines of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and most of the 189 national affiliates
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 23, 2015 17:16
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