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[Asia] Indian women are second in highest smokers list globally

It comes as a shocker, India has now more female smokers - over 12.1 million - than any country except the United States. In 2012, female smoking prevalence was 3.2%, which is virtually unchanged since 1980. Smokers in India consumed an average of 8.2
Parda Phash (in)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:31

[USA] Good News, Bad News on Tobacco Control and Smokers

The JAMA issue also has 3 accompanying viewpoint articles on tobacco. Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, points out 2 "important and concerning surprises" about tobacco control: rese
Medical Tribune
added Jan 8, 2014 06:05

[Asia, USA] Israel becomes 42nd country to sign international protocol against tobacco smuggling

The ministry called illegal trade in tobacco a worldwide problem, as the proceeds are used to fund terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah and other criminal organizations, as well as in money laundering. ... US, however, has not yet signed even the FC
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 25, 2013 21:45

[Europe, France, UK, USA] E-cigarette boom prompts debate over benefits

the head of one of Europe's leading electronic cigarette industry groups has slammed the World Health Organization (WHO) for its lack of support for the booming e-cigarette market.
added Dec 22, 2013 14:56

European Union to sign Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

On 2 December 2013, the European Union (EU), a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), signed the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. This is a very important development in the WHO European Region, also
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 6, 2013 19:00

[Europe] EU Parliament adopts amendments to proposal for Revised Tobacco Products Directive

On 8 October last, the European Parliament adopted amendments to the EU Commission’s proposal for a Revised Tobacco Products Directive (RTPD). The RTPD seeks to amend the existing Tobacco Products Directive (2001/37/EC) by imposing stricter requirements
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 26, 2013 20:11

Lorillard Sees Smoking-Hot Sales of Blu E-Cigarettes

The North Carolina-based company said its Blu e-cigarette brand posted $63 million in sales in the recent quarter, a brisk trade that helped push Lorillard’s total sales up 10 percent to $1.8 billion. The company estimates that it now has about half of t
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 23, 2013 20:48

[USA] Tobacco: ‘Smoking Gun’ That Shows Real Trans-Pacific Agenda

ALERT!! - I am sounding the alarm. Right now governments and the giant multinational corporations ... contact your members of Congress and tell them you are watching, and you do not want them to yield YOUR right to a representative process that can consid
CityWatch LA
added Oct 8, 2013 14:25

EDITORIAL: Snuffing out a tobacco exemption in Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal

All concerned should strive for a TPP that addresses legitimate concerns of U.S. business — but reflects the unique dangers of smoking both here and abroad.
Washington Post
added Sep 18, 2013 03:52

Sen. Urges Trade Rep. To Reconsider TPP Tobacco Plan ($$)

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, on Thursday criticized a recently unveiled Obama administration proposal for handling tobacco regulations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, adding to earlier complaints from public health groups that say the new plan does not d
added Sep 13, 2013 01:47
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