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Health improvement in Poland is contingent on continued extensive tobacco control measures

A new article shows the progress made in Poland in tobacco control, but stresses that continued improvement is contingent on extensive tobacco control measures. Tobacco smoking is a major avoidable single cause of premature mortality in Poland. Almost one
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:01

Contrasting academic and tobacco industry estimates of illicit cigarette trade: evidence from Warsaw, Poland

Our findings are consistent with previous evidence of the tobacco industry exaggerating the scope of illicit trade and with the general pattern of the industry manipulating evidence to mislead the debate on tobacco control policy in many countries. Colla
Tobacco Control
added Aug 15, 2013 08:18

[Europe] Poland pushes for EU tobacco subsidies

Minister of Agriculture Stanislaw Kalemba has redoubled efforts to secure subsidies for Polish tobacco farmers as EU agricultural ministers meet in Luxembourg. Polish Agriculture Minister Stanislaw Kalemba (L) chats with Dacian Ciolos (R), the European
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:27

[Eastern Europe, Poland] Tobacco Creates New East-West Divide in Europe

New rules to be discussed by European Union ministers on Friday would ban menthol and slim cigarettes, a move designed to improve Europeans’ health but one that has divided it broadly along Cold War lines. Led by Poland, which also happens to be one of
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2013 16:24

[Europe] Germany to help Poland block EU menthol cigarette ban?

The Polish government is hoping that German support will prove decisive in blocking a draft EU directive than would ban menthol and slim cigarettes. The Economy Ministry has stated that the draft directive "does not take into account the social and econ
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:39

[UK-Northern Ireland] 40 cigarette factory jobs go to Poland

Forty jobs at a Co Antrim cigarette manufacturer are set to be relocated abroad, an MP has claimed. North Antrim MP Ian Paisley Jnr said the contract jobs at Japan Tobacco International are to go to Poland. The positions are based at Gallaher's factory
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 22, 2013 07:30

[Poland, UK-Northern Ireland] 40 contract jobs at Gallahers cigarette factory, Ballymena, relocated

Forty contract jobs at a County Antrim cigarette factory are being relocated to Poland and Romania. About 1,000 people are employed at the Gallahers cigarette factory at Lisnafillan in Ballymena. The company which runs the plant, JTI, said the relocati
BBC Online
added May 22, 2013 07:29

[Czech Republic, Europe, Poland] Týden: Poles sell extremely cheap leaf tobacco in CzechRep

A Polish company is running a network of "Eko natural" shops selling extremely cheap tobacco leaves, which are not subject to excise tax, on the verge of law in the Czech-Polish border area in north Moravia, the weekly Tyden out Monday writes. It says a
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:10

[Israel, Poland] Warsaw ghetto hero, a 'Cigarette Seller,' dies

Hochman, whose story was told in Joseph Zhimian’s 1962 book “The Cigarette Sellers of Three Crosses Square,” was one of a group of youths who escaped the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942, assumed false Aryan identities and survived by peddling cigarettes.
Times of Israel (is)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:32

[Poland] Imperial Tobacco awarded for “social and economic contribution to Polish society”

This latest award provides yet further evidence of the tobacco industry using corporate social responsibility programs to polish is tarnished image and avoid government regulation.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 11, 2013 08:07
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