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BLOOMBERG: Big Tobacco must be 'held accountable': Michael Bloomberg

Foundation for a Smoke-Free World? Is it credible? A: The tobacco industry has one goal, and that is to make profits....The fact is that [PMI] continues to aggressively market tobacco to children. They are fighting back against policies aimed at fighting
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:14

[Australia] New trade agreement could 'expose taxpayers' to financial risk

Dr Ranald said the only clear exclusion of public interest regulation in the trade agreement is tobacco regulation, which was prompted by the Philip Morris plain packaging case against Australia. Tobacco companies lost their claim under Australian law fo
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:42

Global E-cigarette and T-vapor market to Reach $86.43 billion by 2025, Reports BIS Research

E-cigarettes and tobacco vapor products are being touted as safer alternatives for cigarettes and the future of tobacco industry. These products imitate the look and feel of cigarettes but, are assumed to release less harmful chemicals than cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 14:34

MACKAY: The critical role of China in global tobacco control

The central government must implement robust, comprehensive legislation as well as increasing cigarette price through taxation. Most challenging of all, China must work to tackle the power and influence of the state tobacco monopoly over tobacco control.
Oxford University Press Blog
added Mar 13, 2018 23:41
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[South Africa] Global Cancer Ambassador For Ghana To Attend World Conference On Tobacco

The Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana, Mr Jeorge Wilson Kingson, will this weekend leave Ghana for South Africa as a participant in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which is expected to from March 4-9, 2018.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:32

[Australia, Singapore] LIM: Plain Tobacco Packaging Merely Replaces One Problem with Another

Prof Davidson...“Nobody likes the tobacco industry. The tobacco plain packaging law is the cheapest policy that makes life difficult for the industry and looks good to voters. But it does nothing to actually stop smoking.” He also urges Singapore to re-ex
added Mar 11, 2018 21:41

[Egypt, Mid-east] Arab Countries Considering Broad Ban on Smoking

The Council of Arab Ministers of Health called on Thursday for banning smoking in all its forms in public and closed places, and prohibiting advertising and promotion of tobacco, its products and derivatives. The council decided to present its resolutio
Asharq Al-Awsat (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:06

[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Groundhog day as vapers try to talk their way into our smokefree public places

Chapman disputes these claims and in the article below cites a range of evidence which demonstrates that both primary and secondary exposure to vaping can pose serious health risks. He argues that therefore vaping should be subject to the same public pol
Croakey (au)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:23

$9.80 a pack: France aims to curb smoking with price increase

France’s one-euro increase Thursday in the price of cigarettes brings the average price of a pack to 8 euros, or $9.80 U.S.... Cigarette manufacturers estimate that the decline in French sales in 2018 will be 10 to 15 percent. Some have attempted to mini
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2018 18:08
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