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[Uruguay] Weekly Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris Changes Purchase Process, Runs Into Trouble With WHO

we will discuss Philip Morris’ recent announcement of its decision to stop purchasing tobacco from farmers directly and instead from two large suppliers. ...we will briefly touch upon the World Health Organization (WHO)’s decision to come out against Phil
Trefis
added Nov 7, 2014 19:27
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Cigarette tax still failing to meet international standard

Increase of tax by HK$4 per pack fails to meet 70% level recommended by WHO, as some manufacturers have raised their prices
South China Morning Post
added Mar 9, 2014 23:49
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco industry and taxation / World No Tobacco Day falls today

(WHO) estimates that its proposed tobacco tax rates for Sri Lanka could generate Rs. 120 billion tax revenues per year by 2017.... Dr. Palitha Abeykoon, Chairman, National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) urges imposition of higher tobacco taxes.
The Island (lk)
added May 31, 2015 07:29
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Response to McNeill et al criticism of the report we prepared for WHO and subsequent review paper in Circulation on ecigs

a detailed response to the McNeill et al paper prepared by David W Bareham, which I reproduce in full below... I am a respiratory clinician with a great interest in this issue, and I would like to point out that, from the first, I DO refer people to the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:18
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World No Tobacco Day 2016: Get ready for plain packaging

For World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2016, WHO calls for countries to get ready for plain (standardized) packaging of tobacco products. Plain packaging is an important demand reduction measure. It reduces the attractiveness of tobacco products, restricts use
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 17, 2016 10:39
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Reducing the appeal of smoking – first experiences with Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law

The tobacco industry has taken high profile, aggressive measures against the Australian legislation, but these have not been a deterrent. In August 2012, Australia’s High Court dismissed constitutional challenges brought by tobacco companies, awarding co
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 13, 2014 16:29
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] City can go further to quit smoking, says WHO official

Expected tax increase would only make up for inflation since last rise, head of regional anti-smoking office says ahead of Wednesday's budget
South China Morning Post
added Feb 23, 2014 17:16
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[Lebanon, Mid-east, Syria] Tobacco control in the Middle East : The Lancet Oncology ($$)

A visit from WHO in the winter of 2010 confirmed that the Syrian ban was indeed being implemented, but the events of the past 18 months or so make it unlikely that this is still the case. Neighbouring Lebanon is in a better position to ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:16
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Largest-Ever Survey on Global Tobacco Use Issues Dire Warnings

Nearly half of all men and more than 1 in 10 women use tobacco in many developing countries, and women are starting to smoke at earlier ages, according to the largest survey to date on international tobacco use. If current trends continue, warns the Worl
TIME Magazine
added Aug 20, 2012 02:52
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[Turkmenistan] Muslim Country Atop World's Non-Smokers: WHO

Health-obsessed Central Asian country of Turkmenistan is the nation with the world's lowest proportion of smokers, World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan said during a visit to the Muslim republic. Chan said that just 8 percent of the population
onislam (eg)
added Oct 21, 2015 15:12
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