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[Asia] Pollution causing more deaths worldwide than war or smoking: Lancet

Based largely on 2015 data from the Global Burden of Disease, the report estimates at least nine million premature deaths — 16 per cent of all deaths worldwide — were caused by diseases from toxic exposure. That's three times more deaths than from AIDS,
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 20, 2017 13:49
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Swapping Cigarettes for Vaping

New evidence suggests e-cigarettes are not without risks to human health, but can be useful in getting people to kick their smoking habit... While none of these studies could address the long-term consequences of e-cigarettes on human health, the data un
The Scientist
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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European Tobacco (Smoking Tobacco, Chewing Tobacco, Snuff) Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

This report focuses on the EU tobacco market, providing a comprehensive analysis and the most recent data on its market size and volume, EU trade, price dynamics, domestic production, and turnover in the industry. The market trends section reveals the ma
Business Wire
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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[Samoa] Health tackles illicit tobacco products

The Ministry of Health emphasises, however, that Samoa has a primary legal responsibility for ensuring the public is protected from the harmful constituents of tobacco products through the elimination of illicit trade of tobacco products. The ultimate
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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WCTOH Statement on PMI's Foundation for a Smoke-free World

Anyone affiliated...is ineligible to attend the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health and will not be admitted. This statement is a reiteration of the core conference admission policy: Affiliations with tobacco entities (current and / or during the
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:26
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[Uruguay] Governments endorse UN-backed plan to tackle cancer, diabetes and other deadly diseases

endorsed the Montevideo Roadmap 2018-2030 on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority at the opening of the three-day global conference..." trailblazers, like Uruguay, that have ratified the protocol to eliminate the illicit trade in tobacco products,”
UN News Service
added Oct 19, 2017 20:46
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Global Campaign to Smoke Out Tobacco Firms from UN Body

The Governing Body – which will hold its upcoming 331st sessions beginning October 26 through November 9 —is expected to decide whether to sever tobacco companies from its partnership with ILO. “If the ILO is to live up to its promise of promoting right
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:24
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Phillip Morris Earnings Up in Smoke

CEO André Calantzopoulos commented: As expected, our third-quarter financial results were very strong, including double-digit currency-neutral EPS growth. We recorded a sequential improvement in our total volume performance, driven by both our combusti
24/7 Wall Street
added Oct 19, 2017 18:56
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Why Can't Philip Morris International Catch a Break?

Even with iQOS doing well, Philip Morris needs to find a way to cushion the blow of falling cigarette demand across the globe. Otherwise, the transition to reduced-risk products will only get bumpier in the years to come.
Motley Fool
added Oct 19, 2017 15:39
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MCLAUGHLIN: Following Up On The Foreign Emoluments Clause and Gerrymandering

reading of “emoluments” in the Compensation Clause...would have eliminated Virginia tobacco planters like Thomas Jefferson or James Madison from ever being considered for the presidency, given the nature of state involvement in the tobacco business at the
National Review
added Oct 20, 2017 19:41
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