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Plain packs proliferating

Plain packaging has been adopted in 8 countries and is under consideration in at least 15 other jurisdictions, a major increase from less than one year ago. On 1 July, Norway joined Australia, France and the UK as countries that have implemented plain p
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 1, 2017 14:22
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] Bulk tobacco smuggling increases, worrying OLAF and Commission

Illegal sale of cut tobacco is on the rise in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, depriving state budgets of millions of euros in unpaid taxes. The EU’s anti-fraud office OLAF says the reasons for the increase are not currently clear, while the Commission i
EurActiv
added Aug 29, 2017 13:53
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

ON 14 August, 2017, The Australian newspaper...screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”... Dr Mendelsohn is an enthusiastic proponent of e-cigarettes and appears to be using international comparisons to justify a call for making these more
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:59
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Audacious Philanthropy: Case Studies

Bridgespan Group has produced case studies of 15 world-changing initiatives, from public libraries and polio eradication to tobacco control...One takeaway: 90 percent of the initiatives took more than 20 years to come to broad fruition.
Public.
added Aug 28, 2017 02:54
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[UK, New York] FT Health: Cities lead the way on public health

Climate, cultural differences, resources and political conditions mean interventions have to be tailored to different countries, and local government everywhere can play a greater role, as highlighted in the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities prog
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:32
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A missed opportunity: The US Helsinki Commission hearing on the illicit tobacco trade in the OSCE region

The involvement of a representative of a leading transnational tobacco company in the panel seems particularly incongruous given substantial evidence of historical tobacco industry complicity in cigarette smuggling (see examples here and here) and repor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 25, 2017 19:05
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[UK] Official Development Assistance Project: Strengthening tobacco control in low and middle income countries (PDF)

The UK Government, as a global leader in tobacco control, has invested £15 million of Official Development Assistance funding in the [FCTC] 2030 project to support the implementation of tobacco control measures in LMICs in order to reduce the burden o
GOV.UK
added Aug 25, 2017 18:11
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Aug 25, 2017 02:28
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco Targets Smoker-Heavy Zones

“We want to establish ourselves in markets like Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and grow sustainably to strength our business foundations,” spokeswoman Kana Miyauchi said via phone Tuesday, when it announced its largest Asian deal yet: paying
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 14:39
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[UK] Tobacco control measures overseas

The government is investing in the [FCTC] 2030 project, through Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding, from 2016 to 2021. This project supports the implementation of tobacco control measures in low and middle income countries. The business case
GOV.UK
added Aug 25, 2017 18:09
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