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[Asia, Thailand] Concern about TTM reforms

Anti-tobacco activists in Thailand are urging the government to reconsider plans to relax its control of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM), reports The Bangkok Post. In December, the cabinet approved a bill that would transform the TTM from a state en
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 29, 2017 18:49

[Asia, Thailand] New 'Tobacco Authority' could ease cigarette restrictions

The bill permits companies or public companies producing tobacco to be registered. The transnational tobacco giants could buy into them or manipulate their policies through proxy shareholders, he said. The companies would also be able to produce a wide r
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:59

Japan Tobacco’s Challenges Build Case for a Return to Dealmaking

The Tokyo-based company’s domestic market is shrinking as hundreds of thousands of smokers switch to Philip Morris’s cigarette alternative iQOS. The introduction of plain packaging in the U.K. and record cigarette tax hikes in Russia are weighing on grow
Bloomberg News
added Mar 29, 2017 10:44

[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31

Daily chart / Why smoking is still so widespread

Turkey was the sole country to have followed the WHO's recommendations on all five measures...The Lancet study makes it clear that the governments of countries where smoking is still popular largely have themselves to blame.
The Economist
added Mar 27, 2017 14:51

[Asia-pacific] UN Special Rapporteur to visit Indonesia for first time

Indonesia’s average life expectancy is 71 years, significantly lower than its neighbours, Malaysia (77), Australia (84) and Singapore (85). Smoking takes a major toll on the nation’s health, with rates of children’s smoking said to be “out of control.”
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 25, 2017 17:09

Implementation of key demand-reduction measures of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and change in smoking prevalence in 126 countries: an association study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implementation of key WHO FCTC demand-reduction measures is significantly associated with lower smoking prevalence, with anticipated future reductions in tobacco-related morbidity and mortality. These findings validate the call for strong implementation
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 24, 2017 19:18

[Asia] An Overview of the E-Cigarette Market

While the US and Europe are leading the way, other regions are showing strong growth in the vapor segment. Asian countries particularly are becoming important players, with China, Malaysia, and South Korea featuring in the top 20 markets globally for ret
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 19:01

[Europe, Germany] InterTabac Internationale Fachmesse für Tabakwaren & Raucherbedarf [InterTabac International Trade Fair for Tobacco & Smoking]

As the world's largest trade fair for tobacco products and smoking, we are committed to a responsible approach to the topic.
InterTabac (de)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:10

[New York] Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Calls Shareholder Meeting

it is holding the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of PMI at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Empire State Ballroom, Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, U.S.A., for the following purpose:
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:46
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