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6.4 million deaths blamed on tobacco in 2015

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, according to a consortium of researchers. Mortality could rise even further as maj
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MACABENTA: Cigarettes: The macho killers

Some years ago, I was asked to create an ad campaign to debunk the argument that a non-smoking section in restaurants and other public places could spare non-smokers from the hazards of second-hand smoke. I depicted a public swimming pool where someone
Business World (ph)
added Apr 5, 2017 09:45
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Smoking causes one in ten deaths globally, major new study reveals

One in 10 deaths around the world is caused by smoking, according to a major new study that shows the tobacco epidemic is far from over and that the threat to lives is spreading across the globe. There were nearly one billion smokers in 2015, in spite o
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:09
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15 Most Expensive Cigarette Brands In The World

around one billion smokers...with some 80% of them living in low- and middle-income countries. In this way, among the 10 countries with the highest percentage of smokers, the top three are North Korea, Greece and Nauru.
Insider Monkey
added Apr 4, 2017 20:58
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Correction: Fitch Upgrades Altria's Ratings to 'A-'; Outlook Stable

This is a correction of a press release published April 3, 2017. It clarifies that Phillip Morris USA, not Altria, is subject to litigation...Fitch Ratings has upgraded Altria Group, Inc.'s (Altria) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and long-term debt ratings t
Fitch Ratings
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34
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Licorice Extracts Market to Reach USD 2,393.9 Million by 2025; Advent of Herbal Medicines to Create Opportunities, Reports TMR

Tobacco is anticipated to witness the most rapid growth rate during the forecast period owing to its huge uses of licorice extracts as a sweetening agent and rising popularity of flavored tobacco products.
PR Newswire
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34
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[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: Hands off the rule of law

The man who investigated the case insists there is a case for arraignment. Mr Dalli denies the allegations. In an environment where the rule of law prevails, only a court can settle that...This government has already corrupted governance and tries to ‘man
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:16
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[Africa, Europe, France, Kenya] Reducing illegal tobacco sales by firms key to more revenue

In a unique argument published on various portals in France, Christophe Madrolle...of centrist party, Democratic Movement, says authorities should go for manufacturers because they are the ones heavily involved in illegal trade of cigarettes.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Apr 2, 2017 19:47
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European Union calls for smoking ban on beaches

European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis urged countries to make all public spaces smoke-free, including beaches, parks, sports facilities, but also cars with children. Currently, only seven European countries have a complete ban on smoking in enclose
SurferToday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:46
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UPDATE 1-Imperial Brands sticks to full-year guidance, forex gains help

Imperial Brands, the world's fourth-biggest tobacco company, repeated its full-year forecast on Thursday, saying first-half performance was on track to meet expectations, helped by foreign exchange gains.
Reuters
added Mar 31, 2017 18:05
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