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Research shows higher risk of developing Non-communicable diseases in Africa

most adults in Africa have at least one risk factor that increases their chances of developing a life-threatening NCD, including heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and chronic obstructive lung disease.... Much can be achieved through lifestyle changes
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:10

‘A Billion Lives’ Review

These are some strong claims in anyone’s book, but you must admire Biebert’s boldness to take a swipe at such powerful and influential sectors. Great food for thought for both the avid vaper and even the e-cigarette sceptic, A Billion Lives is certainly
The Global Dispatch
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40

[Africa, Tanzania] KANANI: MONEY MATTERS IN HEALTH&TECH: E-cigarettes have become a health dilemma

E-cigarette market in Africa is projected to grow as well. South Africa is one of the African countries where e-cigarette is gaining popularity. All over the continent, e-cigarette technology is penetrating the market. In Tanzania, they are being vapore
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17

Billionaires vs. Big Tobacco in the Global South

Maybe Gates hasn't invested more on tobacco because Bloomberg is on the case. Certainly, Mike's foundation shows no signs of backing off on this front. The new $360 million will go toward the support of "evidence-based policies" to slow tobacco use, an
Inside Philanthropy
added Dec 19, 2016 21:41

[Europe] EU monitoring e-cig developments

While the EU Commission has no immediate plans to review the regulation of electronic cigarettes within its revised Tobacco Products Directive, it will continue to monitor developments relating to the use of these products and will submit a report in 202
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 18, 2016 15:39

Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality — Caribbean Region, 2003–2013

Lung and cervical cancers are important preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in most of the Caribbean countries. Lung cancers can be prevented through primary prevention of exposure to risk factors such as smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 16, 2016 22:25

The global e-cigarette market is set to be worth $32bn by 2021, and the UK market will grow to $5.67bn

The global electronic cigarette market is set to be worth $32bn (£25bn) by the year 2021, while the UK market grows to $5.67bn (£4.46bn), a new report suggests. The "tremendous" growth rate of vapour products is due to increased popularity in North Amer
City A.M. (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 09:00

[UK] Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing amongst university students - but many unaware of its harms

Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing among university students in the UK and worldwide with many feeling it's more socially acceptable and less harmful than cigarette smoking - according to a study presented at the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 9, 2017 08:59

Global e-cigarette Market Worth US$ 32 Billion by 2021 Growing Strongly at a CAGR of 18%

The 124 paged report provides a detailed analysis of the present scenario and growth aspect of the worldwide e-cigarette market. The global e-cigarette market is growing at a tremendous rate due to an increase in its popularity in North America, particula
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 20:46

Collaboration with the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)

The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) is working with Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) to develop a human rights implementation plan across PMI’s value chain, including risk assessment, gap analysis and action plan. The collaboration will r
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 13, 2016 20:43
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