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[Australia] New Evidence Finds Standardized Cigarette Packaging May Reduce The Number Of People Who Smoke

A Cochrane Review published today finds standardized tobacco packaging may lead to a reduction in smoking prevalence and reduces the appeal of tobacco.
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added Apr 26, 2017 16:55
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[Europe] EU names sensory panel

The EU Commission has appointed the six members of its newly-established independent advisory panel (IAP) assisting member states and the Commission in determining whether tobacco products have a characterizing flavour. It has published also a reserve l
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48
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[UK-Scotland] A Tobacco Endgame for Scotland?

Attendees at a recent meeting on developing Scotland’s tobacco ‘endgame’ strategy identified three key policy priorities for a Scottish ‘tobacco endgame’: restricting availability of tobacco; pursuing a ‘polluter pays’ approach with tobacco industry profi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 25, 2017 17:04
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Singapore] Smoking is responsible for 80 percent of all lung cancer worldwide

Star Lifestyle had an opportunity to sit with Dr Lim at the Parkway Cancer Centre, Singapore. He shared his vast experience regarding cancer - lung cancer in particular.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 25, 2017 15:46
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Big Tobacco’s boom time as cigarette revenue soars

Investors are also cheering...The industry sells 5.5 trillion cigarettes each year to the world’s one billion smokers. In many ways, the US has become attractive again as opportunities around the rest of the globe wane.
The Australian (au)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:29
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UK: Tobacco Giant Should Respect Human Rights

BAT) should strengthen its processes for identifying and addressing human rights risks in its global supply chain, Human Rights Watch and Swedwatch said today in an open letter to shareholders. At
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added Apr 25, 2017 16:24
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WIPR survey: IP sector fighting losing battle against plain packaging

WIPR asked: “The UK Supreme Court refused to allow an appeal from the tobacco industry, in a final domestic decision on plain packaging. Is the IP sector fighting a losing battle against standardised packaging?”
World Intellectual Property Review (uk)
added Apr 25, 2017 16:23
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[Asia-pacific] Restaurants Thwart Japan’s Push Toward a ‘Smoke-Free’ Olympics

Japan’s plans to make Tokyo “smoke free” ahead of the Olympic Games hit a fresh roadblock as lawmakers remain deadlocked over a bill to ban the use of cigarettes in indoor public spaces after a backlash from the nation’s restaurant industry.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 24, 2017 23:21
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The Tobacco Industry: A Tale Of Two Worlds

in emerging economies, tobacco companies seem to be cashing in more and more. Economic development means more disposable income and more wiggle room in regulations, and tobacco companies are well aware of that.
The Market Mogul (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:36
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Food, drink and tobacco sector

Employment in both tobacco manufacturing and cultivation continued to fall in the past decade. Nonetheless, the sector remains an economic activity in which millions of women and men earn their living. Tobacco is grown in more than 100 developing and tra
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:24
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