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[Europe] Tobacco makers denounce ‘brand theft’ from plain packaging

has made industry executives furious and denounce “Brussels-led overregulation” that effectively leads to “brand theft”... European Commission, the World Health Organisation and public health NGOs who say branding restrictions are an effective tool to pre
EurActiv
added Jun 22, 2017 15:35
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CHAN: My decade leading the WHO: dirty fights and steps toward universal coverage

The dirtiest fights came when the tobacco industry used trade agreements to sue sovereign governments... The tobacco industry had long regarded the WHO as its biggest enemy, and I worked hard to improve that reputation.
statnews.com
added Jun 24, 2017 16:58
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[Africa, Mauritius] Developing countries urged to display large graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging

The Minister also briefed participants on the status of Mauritius as regards the implementation of Article 11 of the WHO FCTC. Since passing of relevant legislation in 2009, all cigarettes packages sold in Mauritius should bear one of the eight prescribe
Mauritius Government Online Centre (mu)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:46
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[Europe] Stakeholders question Commission’s handling of tobacco track and trace

The involvement of the tobacco industry in an EU-wide track and trace system to tackle smuggling has divided relevant stakeholders. Adopted three years ago, TDP foresees the adoption of an EU track and trace system that would cover all manufacturers ins
EurActiv
added Jun 20, 2017 18:15
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[Europe] ROEDER: Weighing the tradeoffs of joy versus long term health

More and more European countries introduce branding bans for tobacco products making labels and brands a figment of the past. Policy-makers ignore the facts that branding bans are mainly a stimulus program for organised crime syndicates who sell counterf
EurActiv
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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[Europe] Philip Morris International to Build Smoke-Free Product Facility in Germany

USD 320 million in a new high-tech facility in Dresden, Germany, to produce HEETS, the tobacco units to be used with the electronic tobacco heating device IQOS..."Europe has become a hub for PMI’s research, development and investment in better alternative
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 19, 2017 15:09
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 90% of young Pinoy smokers want to quit – even as tobacco hooks 1 in 9 early teeners worldwide

Roughly 11 percent of youth aged 13 to 15 around the world use tobacco products like cigarettes and cigars, a global survey of students suggests. In the majority of countries, at least half of current tobacco smokers said they wanted to quit, the study
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jun 18, 2017 15:39
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10 smokin’ hot cigar bars from around the world

Where to light up in style
Condé Nast Traveller
added Jun 25, 2017 13:32
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[New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Bronx cigarette smuggling could be financing more than just fancy houses and jewels; police worry about terror funding

Jean Walsh told PIX11 her office is still working to track all the money, but she and the NYPD, along with state investigators and federal agents, are well aware of how cigarette smuggling has been tied to terror funding in the past. Going way back to 1
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jun 19, 2017 16:37
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Alliance One International reports Q4 loss per share $0.03

Reuters
added Jun 16, 2017 21:44
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