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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco free portfolios

Bronwyn King learned some of her money was flowing to tobacco companies through the default option of her superannuation fund....CEO of Tobacco-Free portfolios and was a driving force behind the recent launch of the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge at the Unit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 13, 2018 15:27
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[Russia] Armenia: Top foreign policy adviser is a cigar entrepreneur with debts abroad

As Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's chief foreign policy adviser, Arsen Gasparyan manages one of Yerevan's most sensitive relationships: that with Russia. Since being appointed in July, he has repeatedly met with senior Russian officials, and was part of
EurasiaNet
added Oct 12, 2018 18:17
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[Switzerland] MOP1 concludes after laying the foundation for global cooperation and tobacco tracking system to crack down on illicit tobacco trade

The Meeting of the Parties (MOP1) to a new global treaty to fight the tobacco illicit market closed its first session on Wednesday after taking the first steps towards the creation of a monitoring system to track and trace the movement of tobacco products
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11
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Multi-Country Opinion Research Survey TOPLINE RESULTS – GLOBAL AVERAGE (PDF)

Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:16
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Strong public support for alternatives to cigarettes: FACTS AND FIGURES FROM NEW GLOBAL SURVEY

Smokers should have access to less harmful alternatives to cigarettes and be able to easily get information about such products, a new poll finds. In general, eight out of ten adults believe that smoking is an important public health issue that governmen
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:13
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PMI: People Want Governments to Give Smokers Better Choices, Say Majority of 31,000 People Polled in 31 Countries Worldwide

A new global survey* commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by Ipsos reveals that 77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage men and women who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to completely sw
Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2018 17:10
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Big Tobacco cries foul after hard-line UN treaty

Big tobacco companies moved Thursday to counter the hard line taken by a global tobacco control treaty, including its decision that new "vaping" products should face the same restrictions as cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 15:55
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[Malawi] HOPKINSON: Tobacco smoke and environmental injustice

“My country, Malawi, has lost most of its forests to tobacco,” Paul Desanker, a manager in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change adaptation programme, told the eighth conference of parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control last w
British Medical Journal
added Oct 12, 2018 14:01
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Parties Strengthen WHO FCTC at COP8 by Adopting Global Strategy

by endorsing the first ever Global Strategy to Accelerate Tobacco Control and adopting it as proposed. This adoption is historic because it identifies priorities through 2025, with the clear and ambitious objective of sharply reducing tobacco use prevalen
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[Canada, UK] 'Just say no' to drug legalisation: WHO chief

similar to alcohol and tobacco, drugs like marijuana needed to be controlled because of the risk they posed outside medical settings.... He pointed to the strides nations around the world have made in curbing tobacco smoking, which the WHO considers to be
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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