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Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The report sets forth the public health, economic, and anti-poverty case for higher tobacco taxes; shows how some countries have already delivered ambitious reforms; and documents measurable results. It shows that, by implementing tobacco tax reforms now,
World Bank
added Oct 4, 2017 11:10
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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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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

which is currently banned across Europe, is trying to find its way into the EU tobacco directive, with supporters pointing to evidence suggesting it is appropriate for the protection of public health. But the European Commission has made it clear it has
EurActiv
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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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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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 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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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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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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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

Swedish Match said that "a pragmatic tobacco legislation should contain a mix between strong smoking control and tobacco harm reduction measures".
EurActiv
added Sep 28, 2017 18:26
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