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International Labour Organization to Consider Severing Ties with the Tobacco Industry

On Wednesday, March 15th, the International Labour Organization (ILO) will vote on whether to cut ties with Big Tobacco. The decision, which will be closely monitored by public health and human rights leaders around the globe, could remove one of the toba
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:25
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Food, drink and tobacco sector

Employment in both tobacco manufacturing and cultivation continued to fall in the past decade. Nonetheless, the sector remains an economic activity in which millions of women and men earn their living. Tobacco is grown in more than 100 developing and tra
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:24
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ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate (PDF)

4. This paper provides background information on the ILO’s current activities in the tobacco sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO within the broader framework of the [FCTC] to help the tripartite members of the Governing Body t
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:20
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ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate

This document provides information on labour trends in the tobacco sector, the ILO’s activities in the sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO with respect to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. T
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:15
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New York City Wants Higher Cigarette Taxes

Dr. Mary Bassett is New York City’s commissioner of health. She said, “As a former smoker, I know how hard it is to quit. These bills will make it less likely that New Yorkers will start smoking and easier for New Yorkers who smoke to quit.”
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:34
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] [Graphic News] Deaths caused by tobacco still climbing

The total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths worldwide has increased, reported a consortium of researchers. According to the Global Burden of Disease report, the number of deaths attributed to tobacco use surpassed 6.4 million in 2015, up 4.7
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:32
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PMI’s cigarette volumes tumble

But the company reported, too, a major increase in its shipments of heated tobacco products, which in the first quarter of 2016 amounted to 453 million but which by the first quarter of this year had risen to 4,435 million.
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 21, 2017 19:34
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Top 3 Emerging Trends Impacting the Global Tobacco Packaging Market From 2017-2021: Technavio

The top three emerging trends driving the global tobacco packaging market according to Technavio transportation and logistics research analysts are: Technological innovations / Sustainable packaging / Demand for alternate tobacco products / Technologica
Business Wire
added Apr 20, 2017 15:21
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Network analysis of global tobacco control collaboration: data from the World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The present study demonstrates that even a subsample of the WCTOH shows considerable collaboration. The full WCTOH network should be mapped in order to foster greater collaboration that has the the potential to improve global tobacco control efforts.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:48
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TOC: May 2017 - Volume 26 - 3

Toxicant exposure from smoking a little cigar: further support for product regulation / Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: the pack as a product characteristic / Close, but no cigar: certain cigars are pseudo-cigarettes designed to evade r
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:54
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