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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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Number of Europeans exposed to secondhand smoke at work rising to more than 1 in 4

looked at all 28 countries currently in the European Union (EU), the majority of which have introduced smoke-free legislation to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Although the study did find a reduction in the number of people exposed to second-han
EurekAlert
added Sep 9, 2017 15:31
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[UK] Fewer children hospitalised with asthma following smoking bans

Smoking bans have reduced the number of children attending hospital with severe asthma exacerbations and respiratory tract infections, a study published in Lancet Public Health shows. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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From smoking to Ebola, can graphic design save your life?

look at the evolution of cigarette packaging over the past 120 years - and the dramatic fall in the number of smokers. From the Great Plague of London to Ebola, an exhibition at London's Wellcome Collection explores how design decisions can have a major i
Wired
added Sep 8, 2017 15:02
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Philip Morris International Announces First Round of Projects to Be Funded Through PMI IMPACT, a USD 100 Million Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade

announced today 32 projects selected in the first funding round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative to support organizations in developing and implementing projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council revie
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:13
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Setting research priorities in tobacco control: a stakeholder engagement project [FREE FULL TEXT]

There are many unanswered questions in the field of tobacco control. Stakeholders highlighted electronic cigarettes, addressing inequalities and mental health and other substance abuse as key areas for further research, and efficacy, relative efficacy,
Addiction
added Sep 8, 2017 14:58
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