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[New York] Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Calls Shareholder Meeting

it is holding the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of PMI at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Empire State Ballroom, Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, U.S.A., for the following purpose:
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:46
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Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty

After 180 countries agreed to a global tobacco control treaty in 2005, there was a 2.5 percent decrease in smoking worldwide during the next decade, a new study shows. All of the participating countries agreed to the World Health Organization Framework C
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2017 01:54
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[Canada, Kenya, Malaysia] Nominations for the 68th National Newspaper Awards

International ... Isabelle Hachey, La Presse, for coverage of Big Tobacco's move into Malaysia, Kenya and other poor countries
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:43
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Treaty slows global tobacco use by 2.5%: WHO

Since the signing of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2005 smoking has decreased in 90 countries, stayed the same in 12, and increased in 24
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:51
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Implementation of key demand-reduction measures of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and change in smoking prevalence in 126 countries: an association study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implementation of key WHO FCTC demand-reduction measures is significantly associated with lower smoking prevalence, with anticipated future reductions in tobacco-related morbidity and mortality. These findings validate the call for strong implementation o
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:18
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Philip Morris International Announces €300 Million Investment in Smoke-Free Product Manufacturing Facility in Greece

to convert the cigarette factory of Papastratos, PMI’s affiliate in Greece, into a manufacturing plant for the tobacco sticks to be used with its smoke-free product IQOS. These tobacco sticks are currently commercialized as Heets or HeatSticks.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:07
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Tobacco treaty has helped cut smoking rates, but more work needed

A global tobacco treaty put in place in 2005 has helped reduce smoking rates by 2.5 percent worldwide in 10 years, researchers said on Tuesday, but use of deadly tobacco products could be cut even further with more work on anti-smoking policies.
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:12
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The Lancet Public Health: The global tobacco control treaty has reduced smoking rates in its first decade, but more work is needed

The study - conducted by a team of researchers from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project, based at the University of Waterloo in Canada and the World Health Organization in Geneva - noted that although progress in combatting the g
EurekAlert
added Mar 22, 2017 00:38
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Russia to share experience on tobacco control with Mongolia

Delegates from the Russian Federation...are paying an official visit to Mongolia with a view to support Mongolia on including principles of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC) into the Mongolian Law on Tobacco Control.
MONTSAME News Agency
added Mar 21, 2017 23:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] The Big Read: After raising legal smoking age, what next? Iceland may offer answer

As the experiences of some other countries, most notably Iceland, have shown, the final push to eradicate smoking here could require a more holistic approach - going beyond legislation and public education - as well as a frank national discussion where t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:51
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