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MARQUEZ/MORENO-DODSON: Tobacco Tax Reform: At the Crossroads of Health and Development

In a new report, Tobacco Tax Reform: At the Crossroads of Health and Development, prepared in collaboration with a multisectoral team from different institutions, we show that by implementing tobacco tax policy reforms now, policy makers can choose a fas
World Bank blogs
added Oct 4, 2017 11:10
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WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

Deputy Directors-General Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director-General for Programmes Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed Deputy Director General for Programmes (DDP). A pediatrician from India and a globally recognized researcher on tuberculosi
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:02
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philip morris announcement to spend nearly $1 billion to end smoking sounds like fake news

The new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World raises the specter of the era when Philip Morris and other tobacco companies sought to establish industry-favorable research via the creation and funding of alleged independent research organizations, such as the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:16
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[Australia, Uruguay] Novel Investment Support Program May Help With Asymmetry

program launched last month at the United Nations that will provide pro bono on-demand legal and professional assistance to the world's poorest countries...... against Australia and Uruguay over tobacco packaging regulations, both of which were recently d
Law360
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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YACH: LETTER TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

This is a letter sent by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World founder and president-designate Dr. Derek Yach, on September 29, 2017, to officials at the World Health Organization to correct the mischaracterizations the World Health Organization has made
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Oct 7, 2017 08:05
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CALANTZOPOULOS: Open Response to Letter of 14 September 2017 calling on PMI to stop selling cigarettes

accomplish from the perspective of public health? Would smoking prevalence change?...our core strategy is not at odds with the demands of your letter. Indeed, our paramount business strategy is to replace cigarettes with less-harmful, smoke-free alternat
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 3, 2017 13:48
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Philip Morris International Calls for Proposals in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT, a Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade and Related Crimes

Proposals can come from private, public, or non-governmental organizations, and interested organizations must submit their applications by November 15, 2017. For this second funding round, PMI IMPACT will focus on initiatives that address converging form
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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Philip Morris shuffles management on its quest toward a smoke-free future

The company reorganized its regional structure, increasing the number of regions to 6 from 4. The changes are intended to drive its transformation toward a smoke-free future while maintaining its financial performance, Philip Morris said in a press rele
CNBC
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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Tobacco Consumption In Poland Halved Since '90s: Report

Poles smoke 40 billion cigarettes a year, down from 100 billion in the 1990s, according to the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017. The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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Philip Morris Reorganizes as It Shifts Focus to 'Smoke-Free' Products

is reorganizing its geographic regions and executive ranks -- including naming a new chief financial officer -- in efforts to propel the company's shift away from cigarettes. The tobacco company has previously announced plans to focus on what it calls "
Morningstar
added Sep 28, 2017 18:16
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