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[Russia] High taxes and other weapons against the army of smokers

, it's really hard to escape from smoking slavery, says the president of the Russian Public Health Association and coordinator of Tobacco-Free Russia coalition Andrey Demin. "Tobacco causes a drug-like addiction, it's a fact, so people get trapped very q
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:43

The Surprising Top Ten Smoking Countries In The World

New research, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates, shows of the prevalence of smoking in the world has increased despite successful anti-smoking campaigns in countries such as the USA and Australia.
Business Insider
added Jan 9, 2014 16:20

Smoking rates down in Canada, but number of smokers worldwide grows: Study

The study found four countries -- Canada, Iceland, Mexico and Norway -- have reduced smoking rates by more than half since 1980. The researchers noted the number of cigarettes smoked around the world has grown to more than six trillion a year. In 75 cou
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 9, 2014 06:16

[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
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