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UN Global Compact Integrity Policy Update

Participating companies whose business involves manufacturing or producing tobacco products will be delisted effective 15 October 2017. Likewise, companies involved in the sale, production, manufacturing, possession, distribution and/or transport of nucl
UN Global Compact
added Sep 14, 2017 15:36
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[Australia] Study warns of potential dangers of e-cigarette use during pregnancy

A new study from the University of Technology in Australia has linked vaping to an increased risk of asthma in children. Researchers are due to present the findings at the European Respiratory Society International Congress tomorrow.
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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UN Global Compact Shows Leadership by Dropping Tobacco Industry Members

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) today announced that it would bar tobacco companies and any other organization that derives revenue...The announcement properly places the tobacco industry in shameful company.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:36
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Led by Dr. Tom Frieden, New Global Health Initiative – Resolve – Will Save Lives and Improve Health Around the World

The initiative aims to save more than 100 million lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes and will also help countries improve epidemic preparedness and response. The initiative will be based at Vital Strategies, a New York-based global health organ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:34
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Dr. Tom Frieden to Lead New Global Health Initiative, Backed by $225 Million in Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Resolve - To Save 100 Million Lives and Prevent Epidemics - is a five-year initiative to accelerate progress in reducing deaths from heart attack and stroke and to prevent deadly epidemics in low- and middle-income countries
PR Newswire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:33
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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to Smoke-Free Products

PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, offering the millions of men and women who continue to smoke a better alternative. This second United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress includes expectatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:24
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[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool

a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
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[Europe, UK] One in four EU workers exposed to second-hand smoke at work

The abstract, which was presented at the 2017 European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Milan, looked at all 28 countries currently in the European Union (EU), the majority of which have introduced smoke-free legislation to protect wor
Imperial College London (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 23:10
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Number of Europeans exposed to secondhand smoke at work rising to more than one in four

Milan, Italy: More than one in four of people who work indoors are being exposed to second-hand smoke at work, according to new research to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2017 on Sunday.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:17
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[Europe, UK] Anti-smuggling proposal 'may let tobacco industry in by back door'

Tobacco campaigners are concerned that new draft proposals from the European commission for a system to prevent cigarette smuggling may let the industry in by the back door. The illicit trade in cigarettes has become a major problem worldwide. A study i
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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