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PUBLIC HEALTH STOPPING TOBACCO ORGANIZATIONS AND PRODUCTS (STOP) / TOBACCO WATCHDOG WILL PROVIDE INDUSTRY MONITORING AND AWARENESS OVERVIEW

With an initial $20 million investment, STOP will support the creation of a robust global monitoring system that complements existing efforts in identifying industry deception. The tobacco industry watchdog will deliver regular reports detailing industry
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added May 16, 2018 19:07
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[Latin America] Illicit Cigarette Trade in Five South American Countries: A Gap Analysis for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Evolution of cigarette illicit trade in five Latin American countries show different trajectories, not in line with tobacco industry estimates, which highlight the importance of producing solid, independent estimates. There are inexpensive methodologies
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 16, 2018 03:30
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[Massachusetts] WEBINAR: Human Trafficking and the Illicit Cigarette Trade: Global Consequences

Start Date: 5/17/2018 ... The illicit trade of cigarettes has become a multi-billion dollar business today and has taken centre stage in the global debate in the last few years. There are various ways in describing the illicit cigarette trade: contraban
Babson College (Babson Park, MA)
added May 16, 2018 03:27
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Sustainability Report 2017 (PDF)

Our vision is that these products replace cigarettes as soon as possible, to the benefit of adult smokers, society, our company and our shareholders.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 15, 2018 16:09
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[UK] Differences in tobacco product depiction in a movie’s promotion material: the case of I, Tonya

The idea of smoking as an act of adolescent rebellion has long been exploited by the tobacco industry... I, Tonya exposes a regulatory gap in the UK. The inclusion of smoking imagery is obviously not essential.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 15, 2018 05:01
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[Europe] EU members get low marks for vaping freedom

A new report shows that EU member states, probably encouraged by the notorious TPD, are increasingly punishing vapers with taxes and bans. There’s also bad news from the USA, where the media continues to spread alarmist stories about drug use by teen vap
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 15, 2018 04:57
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[Europe] Tobacco products account for 42 pct of Romania’s food, beverages and tobacco exports

The total value of raw and processed tobacco exports in 2017 was EUR 730.5 million, four times the amount of exports of various food products. British American Tobacco, the largest player on the tobacco market in Romania, exports about 60% of volumes man
Business Review (ro)
added May 11, 2018 21:55
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Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use: 2017 status report

In 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between them cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability‐adjusted life years, with illicit drugs costing a further tens of millions. Europeans proportionately suffered more but in absolute terms t
Addiction
added May 11, 2018 20:34
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Alcohol, Tobacco Cause More Health Harm Than Illegal Drugs

It's smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol -- and not taking illegal drugs -- that pose the greatest risks to people's health, a new international study contends. Researchers found that alcohol and tobacco use combined cost more than a quarter of a billio
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2018 20:30
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VIDEO: Alcohol, Tobacco Pose Greater Threat To Global Health Than Illicit Drugs: Study

Impact on human welfare was measured by calculating the loss of disability-adjusted life years (DALY). The World Health Organization defined one DALY as one lost year of "healthy" life. Based on analysis of global statistics for the year 2015, tobacco c
Medical Daily
added May 11, 2018 20:23
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