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[UK] New cigarette rules have led to slump in sales, says Londis owner

Cash-and-carry group Booker says tobacco sales fell nearly 10% in second quarter after plain packaging rules came in
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:18
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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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Ukraine’s smoking rate drops, but more action needed to save lives

The progress in combatting the world’s leading cause of preventable death shows Ukraine’s lawmakers are following up on commitments made as part of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, ratified by Ukraine on June 6, 2006. The Campaign for To
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Sep 11, 2017 23:11
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WARNER/SCHROEDER: FDA’s Innovative Plan to Address the Enormous Toll of Smoking

Could a tobacco control community so long divided unite in supporting a comprehensive plan that might one day consign cigarettes, and their horrific toll of disease and death, to the dustbin of history?
JAMA
added Sep 11, 2017 03:19
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[Asia, India] Jefferies has this to say about ITC stock as core business comes under pressure

ITC’s cigarette business remains impacted by regulatory pressures in terms of sharp tax hikes and other anti-tobacco measures, which has led to pressure on volumes and Ebit growth. Other businesses i.e., FMCG, paper, hotels and agri, should see gradual up
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:47
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[UK] CLeaR local tobacco control assessment

Supporting local public health organisations to undertake the CLeaR assessments to review and improve their tobacco control work. Documents CLeaR self-assessment: excellence in local tobacco control MS Excel Spreadsheet, 589KB
GOV.UK
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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From smoking to Ebola, can graphic design save your life?

look at the evolution of cigarette packaging over the past 120 years - and the dramatic fall in the number of smokers. From the Great Plague of London to Ebola, an exhibition at London's Wellcome Collection explores how design decisions can have a major i
Wired
added Sep 8, 2017 15:02
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Setting research priorities in tobacco control: a stakeholder engagement project [FREE FULL TEXT]

There are many unanswered questions in the field of tobacco control. Stakeholders highlighted electronic cigarettes, addressing inequalities and mental health and other substance abuse as key areas for further research, and efficacy, relative efficacy,
Addiction
added Sep 8, 2017 14:58
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[China] Shanghai sees fewer public smokers due to strict ban

Shanghai has released notable results concerning the curbing of smoking, six months after the city launched its so-called 'strictest-ever smoking ban'. According to Shanghai's Health Promotion Department (SHPD), as of the end of June, the rate of smoki
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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