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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
EurActiv
added May 25, 2017 00:00
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[Europe] World No Tobacco Day

According to the European Commission, tobacco consumption is considered the largest avoidable health risk and the most significant cause of premature death in the EU. Approximately 700,000 deaths every year are attributed to tobacco, while around 50% of
EurActiv
added May 24, 2017 23:50
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[UK] BONADIO: Big Tobacco is losing the fight to stop plain packaging of cigarettes

Dr Enrico Bonadio, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law School, says the tobacco industry's bid to avoid plain packaging by relying on legal arguments around trade and intellectual property rights, is being systematically dismissed by courts around the wor
City, University of London (uk)
added May 24, 2017 23:29
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[Denmark] ASH: Tobacco Production, Marketing Violate Basic Human Rights

After completing a collaboration with [PMI] to develop a "human rights implementation plan," the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) concluded that immediately stopping the sale and marketing of tobacco is the only way for tobacco companies to uphold
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Mid-east] UAE imposes heavy taxes on tobacco and fizzy drinks

The UAE Ministry of Finance has announced a selective tax of 100 percent on tobacco and energy drinks and 50 percent on carbonated beverages on Tuesday....The UAE expects revenue through only tobacco products alone to be Dh2 billion annually.
GEO.tv (pk)
added May 24, 2017 02:38
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[Asia] Pakistan ‘s Dr Sania to run for WHO’s highest post

WHO has remained under strong criticism from the rights activists, independent observers and media for taking coercive measures to harm the multibillion dollar global tobacco industry instead of preventing the hazardous effects of smoking.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 24, 2017 02:23
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BRIEF-Universal Corporation Q4 loss per share $1.64

Reuters
added May 24, 2017 02:03
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Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend and Sets Annual Meeting Date

PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 01:59
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Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results

Mr. Freeman stated, "I am pleased to announce that Universal delivered solid results again this year despite supply headwinds, most notably from the weather-reduced crop sizes in Brazil and ongoing challenging market conditions in Tanzania. Although we h
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 01:59
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Congratulates New Director-General of the World Health Organization

As a partner in the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids looks forward to working with Dr. Tedros and the WHO to implement proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, as called for by the WHO Framework Convention on
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 01:51
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