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[Asia-pacific] Are cigarettes too affordable for China’s young people?

China can keep children from smoking by raising tobacco taxes continuously to maintain a minimum per-packet retail price of 20 yuan (HK$24.62, US$3.15), according to a survey by the University of International Business and Economics.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06

[UK] Big tobacco splutters after BNP Paribas finally quits

BNP Paribas Asset Management’s announcement of a tobacco exclusion policy yesterday could turn some heads; some of the UK’s largest companies make their money...its policy is a timely reminder that, with less money backing them, cigarette makers might not
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:55

Preliminary evidence that high levels of nicotine on children’s hands may contribute to overall tobacco smoke exposure [FREE FULL TEXT]

The higher-than-expected nicotine levels and significant association with cotinine indicate that THS may play a role in the overall exposure of young children to tobacco smoke toxicants and that hand wipes could be a useful marker of overall tobacco smoke
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:10

Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International [FREE FULL TEXT]

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognise that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry’s legal threats to defend str
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:05

[Florida] Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking... The appellate court remanded the case back to trial court to “award compensatory d
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:59

Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

The historical and cultural significance of traditional tobacco was used to validate commercially available tobacco....Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and cou
Tobacco Control
added Mar 2, 2018 02:03

[Canada] United States: California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

Grand River Enterprises Six Nations ("Grand River"), for failing to comply with California laws governing nonparticipating tobacco product manufacturers ("NPMs")....Grand River has asked that the court not have jurisdiction over the company, gi
added Mar 2, 2018 01:47

Armenia first country in the region to launch IQOS

The Armenian affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) is launching the sales of its revolutionary smoke-free product IQOS in Armenia on Thursday, March 1. As the first step, the trained staff of a comfortable IQOS pop-up located in Dalma Garden mal
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Mar 2, 2018 01:41

[Florida] BROWN V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 03/05/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Margaret Brown claims tobacco company concealment of smoking's dangers caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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