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Billionaires vs. Big Tobacco in the Global South

Maybe Gates hasn't invested more on tobacco because Bloomberg is on the case. Certainly, Mike's foundation shows no signs of backing off on this front. The new $360 million will go toward the support of "evidence-based policies" to slow tobacco use, an
Inside Philanthropy
added Dec 19, 2016 21:41
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[Germany] NEWSLETTER Issue 46 – December 2016 (PDF)

This year's CORESTA Congress was held in Berlin, Germany... broke the 2006 and 2014 participation records. 465 scientists and tobacco professionals (together with 31 accompanying persons) from 36 countries came together to bridge the gaps between sound
CORESTA (Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco) (fr)
added Dec 19, 2016 21:19
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[Europe] EU monitoring e-cig developments

While the EU Commission has no immediate plans to review the regulation of electronic cigarettes within its revised Tobacco Products Directive, it will continue to monitor developments relating to the use of these products and will submit a report in 202
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 18, 2016 15:39
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Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality — Caribbean Region, 2003–2013

Lung and cervical cancers are important preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in most of the Caribbean countries. Lung cancers can be prevented through primary prevention of exposure to risk factors such as smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 16, 2016 22:25
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Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures between 2007 and 2014

demonstrate the immense public health impact of tobacco control policies adopted globally since the WHO-FCTC and highlight the importance of more countries adopting highest level MPOWER measures to reduce the global burden of tobacco use. Substantial addi
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2016 21:46
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Global e-cigarette Market Worth US$ 32 Billion by 2021 Growing Strongly at a CAGR of 18%

The 124 paged report provides a detailed analysis of the present scenario and growth aspect of the worldwide e-cigarette market. The global e-cigarette market is growing at a tremendous rate due to an increase in its popularity in North America, particula
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 20:46
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WHO: Tobacco Control Saves Lives

Action Points Tobacco control measures enacted through a World Health Organization (WHO) treaty are estimated to prevent 22 million smoking-related deaths worldwide, researchers said. From 2007 to 2014, more than 53 million people in 88 countries partici
MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2016 23:49
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Collaboration with the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)

The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) is working with Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) to develop a human rights implementation plan across PMI’s value chain, including risk assessment, gap analysis and action plan. The collaboration will r
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 13, 2016 20:43
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Study shows effectiveness of testimonial warning labels on tobacco products

Cigarette warning labels featuring photos of real smokers who were harmed by their habit are more effective in getting smokers to quit than the text-only labels currently in use, research indicates.
ScienceDaily
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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[Europe] Commission troubled over tobacco traceability and security bids

still needs to decide on the traceability and security system for tobacco products (Articles 15 and 16 of the Tobacco Products Directive)... One Swiss company, SICPA, who is involved in providing technology to Brazil, Kenya and several US states, has been
New Europe
added Dec 13, 2016 15:28
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