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[UK] FCTC 2030: Supporting action to tackle tobacco

Under a project called FCTC 2030, the UK Government is providing overseas development assistance[2] to support implementation of the FCTC [3] in 15 countries, including Madagascar, Zambia and Cambodia. [4] These countries will receive tailored support to
added May 2, 2017 15:22

[UK] Fresh foreign aid row as Britain hands over £15MILLION of taxpayers' cash to fund anti-smoking classes in some of world's most corrupt countries

Department of Health promised to spend abroad in the past year. The £15million will be sent to 15 countries including Cambodia, Colombia, Egypt, Nepal, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and Zambia to help people quit smoking. Critics have said that the mon
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 13:44

[Asia-pacific] Japan wrestles over smoking ban as Olympics loom

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) health committee, whose support is essential to introducing the bill in parliament, won't meet ministry officials, saying the revised bill is too strict. The committee chair, Naomi Tokashiki, acknowledges ther
added May 2, 2017 15:40

[UK] The global economic strain caused by Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry undermines the global economy. Big Tobacco frames itself as an economic stimulator, but independent peer reviewed studies show these claims are illusory. A 2017 report by the World Health Organization and the National Cancer Institut
added Apr 28, 2017 20:58

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Thailand] LETTER: Tobacco giant squeezing Asean’s poorest countries

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, executive director of SEAT
The Nation (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:15

[Australia] ARCHIVE: Can the use of standardised packaging for tobacco products reduce the use of tobacco?

The available evidence suggests that standardised packaging may reduce smoking prevalence. Only one country had implemented standardised packaging at the time of this review, so evidence comes from one large observational study that provides evidence for
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 16:56

[Australia] Tobacco packaging design for reducing tobacco use

We found the most consistent evidence for appeal, with standardised packs rating lower than branded packs. Tobacco in standardised packs was also generally perceived as worse-tasting and lower quality than tobacco in branded packs. Standardised packaging
Wiley Online Library
added Apr 28, 2017 22:48

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Files Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q

Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 27, 2017 16:45

British American Tobacco — killer company, deadly products

(BAT) holds its Annual General Meeting in London today, it’s time to highlight the global harm caused by this company and its lethal products. BAT is one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, accounting for 11% of the global tobacco market [1]. Base
added Apr 27, 2017 14:00

[Asia-pacific] Hong Kong moves closer to tobacco plain packaging; street vendors voice disappointment and anger, threaten protest

The Hong Kong government tabled a law yesterday that will substantially increase the size of mandatory health warnings on tobacco products and leave the autonomous territory a step away from full-blown ‘plain packaging’. The developments have led to com
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 12:39
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