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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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[India, UK, USA] AGGARWAL: How safe are E-Cigarettes?

the Heart Care Found­ation of India (HCFI) feels that based on available evidence, using e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes though the health effects of its long-term use are not known. It has always supported any smoker who is consider
India Legal (in)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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E-Cigarette Market is Estimated to Reach $44,610.6 Million by 2023: P&S Intelligence

GlobeNewswire
added Oct 11, 2018 13:30
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8: Spotlight on environment in tobacco control talks in Geneva

Tobacco control efforts must begin to prioritize strategies to combat the destructive impacts of tobacco not only on public health, but also on the environment and sustainable development, said senior officials at the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:38
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[Netherlands, Switzerland] Creating a ‘smoke-free’ generation – a future without tobacco

Addressing a gathering of 146 Parties to the tobacco control treaty at the FCTC COP8 talks in Geneva, Paul Blokhuis, Netherlands State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport, described the progress in the anti-tobacco campaign that is gaining ground in
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:37
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