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Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease study reveals

Global Burden of Disease.... Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the subject.... Diet is the second highest risk factor for early death after smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:17
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[New York] Winners announced

Tobacco Reporter handed out its annual Golden Leaf Awards during a ceremony at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel in New York City yesterday night. Sponsored exclusively by BMJ, the Golden Leaf Awards recognize excellence in the tobacco and vapo
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 22:59
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Mental disorders, poor diets and tobacco make the world sick

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study, published on Friday in The Lancet medical journal, found that while life expectancy is increasing, so too are the years people live in poor health. The proportion of life spent being ill is higher in poor countri
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2017 05:17
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Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes

Tobacco caused 7.1 million deaths worldwide in 2016, and poor diet was associated with 1 in 5 deaths, according to a new report.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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95 Health Groups to Philip Morris International: Stop Selling Cigarettes

published an open letter to Philip Morris International (PMI) demanding that they immediately cease the production, marketing and sale of cigarettes. The move was prompted by a similar recommendation from the Danish Institute for Human Rights, which had b
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2017 17:48
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McDONALD: Why is Phillip Morris spending $1 billion to end smoking?

there may not be room in Yach’s low-risk nicotine worldview for the donut-shop business model of the independent vape industry...A concerted effort by the tobacco control and public health establishment to smear anyone who accepts money from the FSFW migh
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:44
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ABOUT US

an independent, non-profit organization created to accelerate global efforts to reduce health impacts and deaths from smoking, with the goal of ultimately eliminating smoking worldwide...has secured initial funding of approximately US$80 million annually
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:48
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Jury awards damages and injunction for packaging infringement ($$)

Five A and New Generation distributed tobacco leaf products under PURE FRONTO mark Fronto King sued for trademark infringement, false designation of origin and related state trademark claims Jury found defendants had not infringed FRONTO KING but could no
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:00
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BATE: Sin taxes and illicit tobacco: What the empirical research says

As authorities around the world have increased taxes on tobacco products in order to reduce smoking, illicit (untaxed) tobacco use has increased. Organized criminals have moved from smuggling brands into making their own products, known as illicit whites
American Enterprise Institute
added Sep 18, 2017 14:16
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The Perverse Effect of Sin Taxes: The Rise of Illicit White Cigarettes (PDF)

r results suggest that taxes on legal cigarettes drive the demand for illicit tobacco and especially illicit whites, which are products made legally and then smuggled into markets where tax is not paid. As the WHO ramps up efforts against smoking, gover
American Enterprise Institute
added Sep 18, 2017 14:16
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