Tag: Global

PMI chief says goals aligned

PMI chief says goals aligned

| October 3, 2017

The ultimate goals of 122 health organizations and Philip Morris International are aligned; only a sense of timing separates them.

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WHO says no to Foundation

WHO says no to Foundation

| September 29, 2017

The World Health Organization has said it won’t engage with the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that it won’t be influenced by the Foundation’s work.

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PMI reorganizes

PMI reorganizes

| September 29, 2017

Philip Morris International is to increase the number of its operational regions as part of its efforts to drive the company toward a future that is smoke-free.

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Using science to reduce risk

Using science to reduce risk

| September 25, 2017

British American Tobacco is putting forward a scientific framework that would allow innovations in next generation products to move quickly, but with regulatory oversight, onto consumer markets.

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Tobacco antis ‘gut-punched’

Tobacco antis ‘gut-punched’

| September 20, 2017

Some in tobacco control are unhappy about Derek Yach’s involvement in the ‘Foundation for a Smoke-free World’. But rather than prejudge the outcome, they need to make sure they hold his feet to the fire.

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Cigarette price matters

Cigarette price matters

| September 19, 2017

A new study has found that eliminating budget cigarettes from markets might help to reduce infant deaths globally.

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Foundation opposed

Foundation opposed

| September 18, 2017

A new foundation announced by Philip Morris International is going to have its work cut out to achieve its primary goal, but it also has to convince its critics that its goal is as stated.

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Cellulose market smoking

Cellulose market smoking

| September 5, 2017

The growing use of cellulose acetate tow in cigarette filters is expected to boost the market for cellulose acetate.

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Asthma, COPD treatable

Asthma, COPD treatable

| August 21, 2017

Researchers have called for better definitions of and more studies into asthma and COPD, each of which can often be treated or prevented with affordable interventions.

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WHO report published

WHO report published

| July 20, 2017

One of the most interesting questions to arise from the latest WHO tobacco report concerns why, after four and a half years, has its illegal-trade protocol not entered into force.

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Tobacco’s ‘myriad’ impacts

Tobacco’s ‘myriad’ impacts

| June 1, 2017

Demonizing second-hand smoke turned tobacco from an issue about individual smokers to one about groups of people. Now, an effort is being made to focus on tobacco’s impact on global well-being.

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CORESTA reporting

CORESTA reporting

| May 11, 2017

CORESTA reports and information on projects that the scientific organization has undertaken are being made available on the organization’s website.

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Losing the packaging fight

Losing the packaging fight

| April 26, 2017

It seems that even Intellectual Property insiders are concluding that businesses – especially tobacco businesses – are losing the battle against standardized packaging.

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Smoking deaths on the rise

Smoking deaths on the rise

| April 24, 2017

According to a Global Burden of Disease report, deaths attributed to tobacco smoking are on the rise because the world’s smoking population is increasing.

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Children bequeathed lethal environments

Children bequeathed lethal environments

| March 6, 2017

Children grow up in lethal environments created by adults, but, despite the hype about tobacco, tobacco smoke seems to be only a minor factor.

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