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[Europe] Budget cigarettes linked to higher infant mortality rates in EU countries

researchers from Imperial College London have found an association between infant mortality rates and the differences in costs between higher and lower priced cigarettes. The authors say that eliminating budget cigarettes from the market may help to reduc
EurekAlert
added Sep 19, 2017 01:53
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[France] Exhibitor numbers a record

A record number of exhibitors have registered for the TFWA World Exhibition and Conference, which is due to be held at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France, on October 1-6. Five-hundred-and-fifteen companies have registered so far, up 4.7 percent on
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 23:00
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[New York] Winners announced

Tobacco Reporter handed out its annual Golden Leaf Awards during a ceremony at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel in New York City yesterday night. Sponsored exclusively by BMJ, the Golden Leaf Awards recognize excellence in the tobacco and vapo
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 22:59
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[Canada] Foundation opposed

Canadian health organizations have responded to the announcement that Philip Morris International has pledged $1 billion to the newly-launched Foundation for a Smoke-Free World by calling on the Canadian government immediately to restore public funding f
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 22:48
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market: Electronic Cigarette Product Expected CAGR of 14.1% During the Forecast Period 2017 - 2025

market is growing in patches; however, it is still dominated by developed countries. The analysts at Persistence Market Research have come up with a new publication titled “Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market: Global Industry Analy
OpenPR (de)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:48
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Bill and Melinda Gates Grade the World’s Health

They will present a sort of report card of global health, called “Goalkeepers,” at the United Nations...on 18 global health indicators: infant mortality, AIDS, vaccine use, smoking rates...Smoking is down, but tobacco companies are fighting back.
New York Times
added Sep 18, 2017 22:38
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BATE: Sin taxes and illicit tobacco: What the empirical research says

As authorities around the world have increased taxes on tobacco products in order to reduce smoking, illicit (untaxed) tobacco use has increased. Organized criminals have moved from smuggling brands into making their own products, known as illicit whites
American Enterprise Institute
added Sep 18, 2017 14:16
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The Perverse Effect of Sin Taxes: The Rise of Illicit White Cigarettes (PDF)

r results suggest that taxes on legal cigarettes drive the demand for illicit tobacco and especially illicit whites, which are products made legally and then smuggled into markets where tax is not paid. As the WHO ramps up efforts against smoking, gover
American Enterprise Institute
added Sep 18, 2017 14:16
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Smoking still big business as Imperial targets China

Imperial is also splashing the cash to expand its global footprint and early this year announced a joint venture with China Tobacco to promote Davidoff and other brands. China alone has an astonishing 350 million smokers (the entire population of the USA
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:56
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[Australia] EU's uphill battle to create a multilateral investment court ($$)

companies such as Philip Morris - with its challenge to Australia's plain packaging laws for tobacco - have done an even better job of bolstering the sceptics' case by using obscure investment treaties to challenge national regulations.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:50
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