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Philip Morris Japan stresses diversity in move away from tobacco

Nov 11, 2020: TOKYO -- Diversity and inclusion are playing "a key role" in the transition of tobacco major Philip Morris away from selling cigarettes to smokeless products, Shea Lih Goh, president of the company's Japan arm, said in an interview with Nikkei Asia on Wednesday.

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SA needs new post Covid-19 approach to growing illicit tobacco sector

Oct 29, 2020: It is becoming increasingly clear that South Africa needs a new post-Covid-19 approach to the tobacco industry and the growing illicit tobacco sector.

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Regulate vaping and e-cigarettes fairly

Nov 03, 2020: The hype of the past few years around nicotine delivery systems such as vapes and e-cigarettes has overshadowed the fact that it is inhaling smoke from burning tobacco, not nicotine, that causes most smoking-related cancers.

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 In The Spotlight: A Smoke-Free Futur

Oct 26, 2020: In the past couple of years, the idea of a smoke-free environment has taken center stage. More and more companies are joining hands with civic movements to educate the masses about the benefits of a cleaner tomorrow.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)