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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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Alcohol and tobacco are by far the biggest threat to human welfare of all addictive drugs

A new review published online today in the journal Addiction has compiled the best, most up-to-date source of information on alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and the burden of death and disease. It shows that in 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between
EurekAlert
added May 11, 2018 19:29
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Turkey, a new Party to the Protocol:

The Convention Secretariat is proud to count Turkey as a new Party to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol). Turkey being the 36 Party (including the European Union (EU)) [1] to ratify the Protocol, five Parties are n
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia introduces tough new tobacco law

Georgia introduced the first part of the country’s new comprehensive tobacco control law on Tuesday, 1 May 2018. The new law, which was passed by the Parliament of Georgia last year, was warmly welcomed by the Convention Secretariat. Andrew Black, the Tea
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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VIDEO: PS. Explain This: Big Tobacco Goes South

In the search for new consumers, Big Tobacco is setting its sights on markets in the Global South, using the same tactics that hooked smokers in rich countries decades ago. But with weak health-care systems and low regulatory capacity, the developing wor
Project Syndicate
added May 11, 2018 02:45
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[Europe] ANDRIKIENE: eCigarettes: Reduced risk and vaping regulation

The EU needs better rules to stop illicit tobacco products from entering the market, writes Laima Andrikienė.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added May 10, 2018 18:36
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Philip Morris Chairman Has Musk Moment at Shareholder Meeting

the tobacco giant’s chairman didn’t hold back as gadfly shareholders took aim at the company’s heat-not-burn iQos device, a key product in its plan to combat falling cigarette sales. “I don’t think that deserves an answer, and I wonder why you’re a share
Bloomberg News
added May 10, 2018 18:06
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[UK] The £2bn fire-sale of a cigarette empire: Imperial Brands set to sell-off chunks of the company as it looks to focus on global vaping craze

Chief executive Alison Cooper said it was too early to say which parts of the business would be sold, but admitted vaping was now a big focus. The 52-year-old said: ‘When you have got a dynamic like this happening – the opportunity for consumers to swit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 10, 2018 17:17
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Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2018

Today, at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Louis C. Camilleri, Chairman of the Board addressed shareholders and André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer gave the business presentation.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 9, 2018 19:08
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