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[Africa] The last white farmers of Zimbabwe

The only crop where output staged a recovery was with flue-cured tobacco, and it was dramatic. From one of the highest ever of 234 million kg in 2000, it crashed to 49 million kg in 2008 as skilled white growers were hounded off their land. Then it surge
POLITICSWEB (za)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:34
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Why Is Our Price Estimate For Altria Over 10% Higher Than The Market Price?

Altria (NYSE:MO) has had a strong performance this year, despite increasing pressures as a result of a decline in the smoking rates in the US, which has witnessed one of the steepest falls in the smoking prevalence in the world. The smoking rate has come
Trefis
added Nov 21, 2016 21:20
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[Europe, California] Does The Tale Of This Cigarette Maker Make Investors Happy?

Ever-increasing taxes, stricter regulations, greater awareness of health hazards attached to tobacco, and pressure from health advocates are the forces behind steadily dwindling smoking rates. According to Euromonitor, the global markets suffered 2.1% de
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 21, 2016 16:00
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[California] R STREET POLICY STUDY NO. 74: VAPESCORE 2016: REGULATING VAPOR PRODUCTS IN U.S. CITIES (PDF)

If the goal of tobacco policy is to reduce public harm, then alternative products that move smokers away from cigarettes should receive favorable treatment under the law. Most jurisdictions, for example, tax cigarettes at a much higher rate than nicotine
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 19, 2016 18:51
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US Ranks Last In Size Of Cigarette Warnings, Report Says ($$)

Just more than 100 countries require pictorial warnings on cigarette packs, with 95 of those countries mandating labels that cover at least half of both sides of the pack, according to the report from the Canadian Cancer Society. Nepal and the Pacific Is
Law360
added Nov 17, 2016 17:23
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Table of Contents for Flavoured Tobacco Products in the United States November 2016; Vol. 25, Suppl 2--***Free Tobacco Control supplement***

‘Sweeter Than a Swisher’: amount and themes of little cigar and cigarillo content on Twitter / Long-term e-cigarette use and smoking cessation: a longitudinal study with US population / Traversing the triangulum: the intersection of tobacco, legalised mar
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2016 12:38
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[Asia, India] Will ENDS justify the means?

The global anti-tobacco conference’s move to allow member nations to prohibit or restrict sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems provokes an outcry from harm reduction experts. The global anti-tobacco conference winded down on Saturday toeing a ha
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, India] FCTC COP7: Parties outline a path toward saving more lives

Parties to the global tobacco control treaty now possess the outline of a path toward faster implementation at country level of the lifesaving measures in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control*, despite mixed results from six days of negotiations.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 15, 2016 00:27
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Parties fighting global tobacco epidemic outline a path toward saving more lives, work needed to make it permanent (PDF)

Late Friday they adopted a decision to develop a strategic framework for the FCTC that includes finding ways to attract more resources for the treaty and revising the crucial task of reviewing Parties’ progress in order to meet their technical assistance
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 15, 2016 00:26
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[Canada] Tobacco plain packaging catching on worldwide: Society report

The trend to reduce smoking and cancer rates by forcing tobacco companies to use plain packaging is gaining momentum across the globe, concludes an international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society. The report shows that 4 countries have
Canadian Cancer Society
added Nov 14, 2016 23:16
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