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The Rapid Rise Of Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packages [Infographic]

Back in 2001, Canada became the very first country in the world to add pictorial warnings to its cigarette packets. Over the past decade, countless other governments followed suit in an attempt to discourage their citizens from smoking. By 2014, the num
Forbes
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015 (PDF)

This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28
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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Who Smokes Most: A surprising map of smoking rates by country

Nobody lights up like Eastern Europe, where average annual consumption can exceed 2,000 cigarettes per person. The very highest rate is in Serbia (2,861 cigarettes per person per year), according to data from 71 countries compiled by the World Lung Found
Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2012 15:33
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[UK] BAT invests in a smokeless future

British American Tobacco, the world’s second-biggest tobacco company by sales, is investing more than £100m to develop smoking alternatives as new tobacco bans and higher taxes persuade more smokers to extinguish their butts.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2012 04:09
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TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
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[Korea - South] SEOUL: Seoul prepares for international forum to curb smoking

The ministry of health and welfare said yesterday that the 5th Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) will be held at COEX in southern Seoul from November 12 to 17.
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Aug 5, 2012 13:37
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Philip Morris Int'l sells fewer cigarettes in 2Q, profit falls 4 percent despite higher prices

AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2012 15:00
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[UK] Tobacco Industry's Tactics Against Anti-Tobacco Policies

In this week's issue of PLoS Medicine, UK public health experts write that it is fair to say that the tobacco industry's comprehensive and huge response to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is adopting a 'globalizatio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 28, 2012 06:15
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[Balkans, Germany, Serbia] Bosnia to extradite major suspected Balkan tobacco-smuggler

Bosnia will extradite to Germany Srecko Kestner, believed to have been a crucial figure in multi-billion-dollar cigarette smuggling in the Balkans, a spokeswoman in Sarajevo told the German press agency dpa Thursday.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:26
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[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
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