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[Canada] Most effective way to reduce smoking? Increase price of cigarettes, study says

“If the world is serious about knocking down consumption by one-third, the only way to get there is significant increases in taxes,” Dr. Prabhat Jah, director of the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, said in an inter
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 2, 2014 08:46
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[Papua New Guinea] PNG ranked 5th highest smoking nation in 2012

Papua New Guinea was ranked as having one of the highest rates of smoking in 2012. The country ranks fifth with 51.4 per cent of the population classed as smokers. The highest is East Timor with 61.1 per cent, Indonesia with 57 per cent, Kiribati with 54
Islands Business International (nz)
added Jan 10, 2014 01:18
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[Asia, Canada, Europe, USA] Professor David Sweanor to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group Annual Shareholder Meeting; Company Releases Letter to Shareholders

“The FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive level. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce the craving. It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” ... 22nd Century is in the rare position of having a v
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:36
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[Belgium, Europe, Luxembourg, Netherlands] 22nd Century Group’s Goodrich Tobacco Company Grants Exclusive Distribution Rights For Very Low Nicotine Cigarette Brand in Benelux

subsidiary Goodrich Tobacco Company has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Wilshire Marketing BV for the DUTCH MAGIC™ brand in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg, known as Benelux.
Business Wire
added Apr 17, 2013 14:23
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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Canada] Heart Institute's 'Ottawa Model' to stop smoking taking off worldwide

In 2002, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute created the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation — a program that helps people quit smoking by changing how doctors approach the issue. "Our immediate goal is not to help smokers quit — it's actually to he
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 14:32
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[UK] SWEANOR: Pragmatism on nicotine could save lives

Reducing risks by helping smokers switch to less hazardous products has been opposed rather than endorsed, with regulation serving to restrict alternatives to cigarettes. The push to ban potentially less hazardous alternatives to cigarettes, or to put th
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 01:24
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[Canada] LABONTE/SCHRAMM: Time for trade ministers to think about public health

“Investment” in the draft TPP chapter includes trademarks, making public health measures regarding tobacco control or even labeling requirements for alcohol or food products potentially vulnerable. ISDS provisions in other treaties are already being used
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 21, 2014 14:29
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[Canada, China, Eastern Europe, UK] Is smoking finally on its way to being stamped out?

So, while the ruling doesn’t sound the death knell for Big Tobacco, it is a blow as the industry grapples with its biggest crisis in decades, with many of the biggest manufacturers scrambling for growth in an environment in which governments are increasi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 6, 2015 19:53
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Kosovo adopts strong and comprehensive tobacco control law

Kosovo has adopted a comprehensive tobacco control law in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The measures include: 100% smoke-free indoor public places, workplaces, and public transportation, as well as specified outdo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 13:39
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