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[UK] British women have shorter lifespans and the second worst life expectancy in Europe because of heavy smoking and hard drinking, experts say

Female life expectancy in the UK is three years less than in Spain and worse than in poorer countries such as Slovenia and recession-hit Greece, according to a report from Public Health England. Only Denmark has a worse record. Last night, experts warne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:55
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[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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[Europe] Big Tobacco and right-wing US billionaires funding anti-regulation hardliners in the EU

two curious new groups have set up shop in Brussels: the Consumer Choice Center and an EU branch of the [FOREST]... no links to those they allege to speak for...exclusively funded by corporations like [JTI] and right-wing billionaires such as ...Koch Bro
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Jul 23, 2017 14:54
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[Africa, Asia] Isn't "Smoke-Free Future" by the tobacco industry, a shame?

These investigations very well prove that Philip Morris and other tobacco giants will stop at nothing to undermine global progress in reducing tobacco use and maximize their profits. These reports urge governments around the world to stand up to the tob
Asian Tribune
added Jul 22, 2017 21:10
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[UK] British American Tobacco to acquire Reynolds as activists decry merger

Shareholders approved buyout to make BAT the world’s largest listed tobacco company amid concerns over industry pushing back on government regulations... The move is also expected to speed up the development of e-cigarettes and vapes. The deal was backed
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:43
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Daily chart: The last gasp

Although the number of countries adopting such measures has steadily grown, loopholes remain common. Outside Europe, taxes on cigarettes tend to be low. As a result, smoking in the rest of the world was just as affordable in 2016 as it was in 2008—and in
The Economist
added Jul 21, 2017 15:21
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The death of smoking: how tobacco will be eradicated for good

The best approach, says Glantz, is to continue raising taxes, and further restrict advertising and where people can smoke in public. The next target should be cutting out smoking in movies and other media, he says, perhaps by giving any films that contai
New Scientist
added Jul 21, 2017 15:21
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Philip Morris’ IQOS: Korea, Czech, Greece Get ‘Hot’ Tobacco

Tobacco giant Philip Morris reported a lousy quarter, but it did make inroads in international markets where it is promoting a new smokeless electronic device that heats tobacco.
Barron's
added Jul 21, 2017 05:18
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WHO Report Shows Global Progress in Fighting Tobacco Use, but Countries Must Do More to Save Lives

there is still much more work to do to stand up to the tobacco industry and stop tobacco from killing one billion people worldwide this century. The good news in the report is that there has been a big increase in the number of countries implementing the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:39
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Philip Morris shifts sales to new tobacco products

Sales of the Marlboro-branded tobacco sticks that smokers insert into Philip Morris’s iQos device rose more than five times to 5.7bn units. That means that sales of the tobacco sticks more than outweighed the fall in cigarette sales — the combined figure
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:15
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