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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Australia: Smoke without fire: international tobacco retailers claims held to be misleading and dece

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that the representations had the ability to mislead consumers about the health effects of non-nicotine e-cigarettes. More specifically, the ACCC argued that, by making the representations,
Mondaq
added Jun 8, 2017 18:04
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[Switzerland] World Health Assembly Concludes with Focus on Means to Achieve Health-Related SDGs

The 70th World Health Assembly reached a close last week...measures include the possibility of tax increases on tobacco and alcoholic or sugary beverages, in order to limit exposure to factors that raise the risk of developing NCDs. The policy options als
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:21
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[Australia, Oceania, UK] Time to stub out tabacco? Exploring tobacco free portfolios

In 2010 Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios, Dr. Bronwyn King inadvertently discovered that most pension funds, including her own, invested in tobacco. As a radiation oncologist treating cancer patients she decided to act, and approached her fu
Asset View (CAMRADATA) (uk)
added Jun 7, 2017 18:21
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[Europe] Cigarette tracking rules risk being derailed by lobbyists

tobacco companies will be required to show that they always know where their products are in the supply chain...anti-smoking activists fear...if tobacco lobbyists succeed in convincing...the system could be controlled by the tobacco industry itself.
EUobserver.com
added Jun 7, 2017 18:01
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22nd Century Produces Non-GMO Very Low Nicotine Tobacco

research collaboration with North Carolina State University has yielded several new Very Low Nicotine (VLN) tobacco varieties... “Because our new non-GMO varieties contain no foreign DNA, these proprietary varieties will open up huge new markets around th
Business Wire
added Jun 6, 2017 19:27
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What's The Rate Of Smoking In The 13- To 15-Year-Old Crowd?

Worldwide, about 10 percent of the youngest teens smoke, according to the report, which analyzed data on more than 170,000 young teens in 61 countries. But in some countries, numbers are significantly higher, especially among boys. In Timor-Leste, the s
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:16
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[UK] FT Health: Funding the fight against disease: WHO resources, Mark Dybul, controlling tobacco

Please use the sharing tools found via the email icon at the top of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of FT.com T&Cs and Copyright Policy. Email licensing@ft.com to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up to 10 or 20 ar
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Sunday Interview: Dr Mackay, tobacco industry's worst nightmare

“I HAVE been described as a ‘psychotic human garbage, a gibbering Satan, an insane psychotic, power-lusting piece of meat, Hitler and a nanny’ and they (the tobacco industry allies) threatened to destroy me. But such threats and offensive words never onc
New Straits Times (my)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:56
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Big tobacco's big profits

Without nicotine addiction, there would be no tobacco industry. The tobacco industry knows this and has diversified to develop other nicotine products like E-cigarettes. The electronic cigarette market has grown from just $50m in 2005 to an estimated $7.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] Time To Flee From Coffin Nails

Prof Isaac Adewole said, tobacco was the only approved drug that kills its users even when used as intended by its manufacturers. Adewole also noted that the continuous use of tobacco without regulation has affected the country’s economy through increased
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:20
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