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[Asia, India] Farmer's association's protest against anti-tobacco WHO conference gets Twitterati's support

A farmer's association's protest seeking the boycott of the 7th Conference of Parties (COP7) - a global anti-tobacco conference to be held in Delhi - has received a massive outpouring of support on Twitter. More than 10,000 tweets bearing the hashtag #Boy
Times of India
added Oct 31, 2016 18:04

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

will webcast its conference call on November 8, 2016, following the release of its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C
PR Newswire
added Oct 29, 2016 01:56

[Poland] Dates for 2017 nicotine forum set

The fourth Global Forum on Nicotine is scheduled to be held at the Marriott Hotel Centrum, Warsaw, Poland, on June 15-17. The organizers say that the 2017 conference, themed Reducing Harm, Saving Lives, will examine the rapidly-developing science encomp
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 27, 2016 19:21

Altria Reports 2016 Third-Quarter and Nine-Month Results; Reaffirms 2016 Full-Year Earnings Guidance

"Altria delivered excellent performance in the third quarter and for the first nine months." ... In heated tobacco, Altria continues to partner with Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) on its FDA applications for iQOS. PMI plans to submit a modified r
Altria Group, Inc.
added Oct 27, 2016 19:05

Orange Business Services Extends Contract with Philip Morris International Through 2021

As part of this latest contract extension, Orange Business Services will deliver a range of managed services to 40,000 users worldwide, including a hybrid network and unified communications in more than 400 sites across four continents.
Business Wire
added Oct 27, 2016 19:01

[Africa] The last white farmers of Zimbabwe

The only crop where output staged a recovery was with flue-cured tobacco, and it was dramatic. From one of the highest ever of 234 million kg in 2000, it crashed to 49 million kg in 2008 as skilled white growers were hounded off their land. Then it surge
added Nov 21, 2016 21:34

[Switzerland] Human rights experts hear from the Head of the Convention Secretariat

Human rights experts meeting at the Palais des Nations in Geneva heard how the global tobacco control treaty is increasingly relevant to advances in public health and human rights. The United Nations Human Rights Council’s Second Session of the Open-ende
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17

[Africa, India, Nigeria] COP7: Group urges measures to hold big tobacco liable

“The outcomes of this year’s Conference of the Parties are poised to mark a turning point for public health.”... “Nigeria and other developing nations targeted by Big Tobacco for marketing of their lethal products now have the opportunity to support the
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 27, 2016 01:12

Former Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Executive Joins 22nd Century

Mr. Zercher previously headed Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company’s international business operations based in Zurich, Switzerland. “International markets are literally crying out for unique and effective ways to reduce the harm from smoking and 22nd Centur
Business Wire
added Oct 26, 2016 14:19
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