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[Denmark] ASH: Tobacco Production, Marketing Violate Basic Human Rights

After completing a collaboration with [PMI] to develop a "human rights implementation plan," the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) concluded that immediately stopping the sale and marketing of tobacco is the only way for tobacco companies to uphold
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 03:12

[Mid-east] UAE imposes heavy taxes on tobacco and fizzy drinks

The UAE Ministry of Finance has announced a selective tax of 100 percent on tobacco and energy drinks and 50 percent on carbonated beverages on Tuesday....The UAE expects revenue through only tobacco products alone to be Dh2 billion annually. (pk)
added May 24, 2017 02:38

[Asia] Pakistan ‘s Dr Sania to run for WHO’s highest post

WHO has remained under strong criticism from the rights activists, independent observers and media for taking coercive measures to harm the multibillion dollar global tobacco industry instead of preventing the hazardous effects of smoking.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 24, 2017 02:23

BRIEF-Universal Corporation Q4 loss per share $1.64

added May 24, 2017 02:03

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend and Sets Annual Meeting Date

PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 01:59

Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results

Mr. Freeman stated, "I am pleased to announce that Universal delivered solid results again this year despite supply headwinds, most notably from the weather-reduced crop sizes in Brazil and ongoing challenging market conditions in Tanzania. Although we h
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 01:59

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Congratulates New Director-General of the World Health Organization

As a partner in the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids looks forward to working with Dr. Tedros and the WHO to implement proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, as called for by the WHO Framework Convention on
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 01:51

Top 5 Vendors in the Global Flavored Cigar Market From 2017-2021: Technavio

This research report also lists nine other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. Global flavored cigar market is projected to grow to nearly USD 19 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of over 8%.
Business Wire
added May 23, 2017 12:34

Global Flavored Cigar Market 2017-2021

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global flavored cigar market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from m
PR Newswire
added May 23, 2017 12:34

Civil society exposes industry tax campaign in Bangladesh

As budget season nears, Bangladesh cigarette makers are attempting to enlist the government’s National Board of Revenue (NBR) in a campaign to highlight the danger of cigarette smuggling, which companies say results from raising tobacco taxes.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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