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[Asia, India] Globally, insurers have small holding in tobacco firms, but some moving away

In most cases the insurance companies are privately owned with a clear profit motive, and their stakes are limited to 2-3% of the total shareholding of the tobacco firms.
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:58
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[Asia] The Bill China Cannot Afford: HEALTH, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COSTS OF CHINA’S TOBACCO EPIDEMIC (PDF)

China is the epicentre of this epidemic, and thus lies at the heart of global efforts to stop it...through implementation of a comprehensive package of strong tobacco control policies, China could avert many millions of preventable deaths, as well as mi
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 16, 2017 14:39
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Tobacco - China’s addiction to an outdated and impoverishing economy

Smoking-related diseases are on track to claim more than 200 million lives in China this century, a new joint WHO/UNDP report warns. The majority of these deaths will occur in China’s poorest and most vulnerable communities unless critical steps are take
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25
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The Bill China Cannot Afford / The Health, Economic, and Social Costs of China’s Tobacco Epidemic

This groundbreaking report provides an analysis of the current health, social and economic costs and impacts of tobacco use and policies in China. It highlights the impact of tobacco use on development, focusing particularly on poverty and inequality and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25
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Ten years in public health 2007-2017

Today we launch a report that chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that Dr Margaret Chan has served as Director-General at WHO. The report opens with a letter from Dr Chan who offers her reflections on some of the highlights an
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:35
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[Europe] Question for written answer to the Commission

3. Does it consider that the restrictions imposed on smoking in public places have had sufficient results?
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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Why Tillerson has his hands full with Russian counterpart

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov...steps out of pitched discussions on issues like Iran, Ukraine and Syria for regular cigarette breaks. “He smokes like a chimney,” said Wade, the former Kerry aide.
Politico
added Apr 12, 2017 13:32
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Australia’s $40 per pack cigarette tax plans: the need to consider equity [FREE FULL TEXT]

we offer strategies that might be used by policymakers to mitigate potential harms. While this paper focuses on the impacts primarily on populations in Australia, the consequences and strategies offered may be useful to other countries implementing tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Apr 25, 2017 16:49
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Who wants to eat with diners who smoke, asks WHO official

A key World Health Organization official visiting Tokyo to press for a smoking ban in all public places said it is unthinkable in other countries to eat in a restaurant where diners were smoking. Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of the Department for Prev
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04
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[Europe] How African countries lose Sh1tr to illicit tobacco trade

The firms, which are subsidiaries of big tobacco multinationals, are reportedly selling cigarettes to their sister companies in markets where tax rates are low, which in turn sneak the now contraband cigarettes into high tax regime markets for sale in bla
The Standard (ke)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:32
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