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[Congo, Somalia, UK, USA] U.S. Authorities Urged to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

[CTFK] is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2017 21:25
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Asthma death rate has fallen worldwide / However COPD death rate on the increase

A new Global Burden of Disease study looked at the impact of the two most common respiratory diseases worldwide - asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - between 1990 and 2015. It found that while the number of cases of asthma increase
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:38
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on Smoking and Cancer (PDF)

This fact sheet reviews the risks of developing various types of cancer from smoking, other tobacco use and exposure to other people’s tobacco smoke. It is estimated that 1 in 2 people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cance
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:14
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Traditional wood-burning ovens are partly responsible for nearly 4 MILLION lung disease deaths from air pollution, expert claims

Schayck said that biomass cooking methods, used by 1.8 billion people, are partly responsible for the surge in deaths. Such cooking methods are commonplace in the developing world, but are also used in trendy pizza and steakhouse restaurants. Tackling
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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Global, regional, and national deaths, prevalence, disability-adjusted life years, and years lived with disability for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis...[FREE FULL TEXT]

Comparisons between countries and over time are important, as much of the chronic respiratory burden is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:35
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Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

"Although much of the burden [from these illnesses] is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions, these diseases have received less attention than other prominent non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer or diabet
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2017 01:23
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Don't lose sight of most serious fake news items'

Professor George noted how tobacco firms' funding of research to cloud public awareness of the health risks of secondhand smoke had paid off. In Indonesia and China, only 60 to 70 per cent of people believe it can cause illness.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:00
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[Asia, India] Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Led To 3 Million Deaths Worldwide In 2015: Study

ozone and second-hand smoke, leading the authors to call for public health interventions to bring down air pollution and further reduce global smoking rates. "Conversely, the causes of asthma are less clear, but include smoking and asthma-causing allerge
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:46
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SPANO: There's Smoke Coming From This Dividend Champion And It's Time To Evacuate

While I don't see Armageddon for Altria, I do see a major retrenchment...might eventually become a "weed titan"...look at Philip Morris International. The company does not suffer from near the demographic, regulatory or fundamental challenges that Altria
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Aug 12, 2017 12:59
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