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Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

...d free trade deals were also bringing down tobacco prices in many countries and contributing to a rise in co...obacco consumption as more competition is bringing prices down. Tobacco companies are taking the loopholes of regulations," he told reporters. "The governme...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...ggled and counterfeit cigarettes are sold at lower prices than legal products, contributing to higher consumption and greater rates of smoking-related illness and death," said Luk Joossens, senior policy advisor of the Framework Convention Alliance, comprising 300 organisations representing over 100 countri...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...ck of free time, and the home" he cannot afford as prices spiral in the city. "I want to wreck a few more," he let slip as he emerged from a cloud of dust, smiling broadly. The eight had to undertake a series of tests before they made the final cut, the initial 1,000 first whittled down to 12 finalists....

Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets

...ing from India prefer carrying cheap drugs, as the prices of Indian drugs are far cheaper than those of Paki... pharmaceutical markets. Due to disproportionate prices of raw material, which is far low in India, medicines arriving in Pakistan are very low priced and t...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

...ture could be much worse as agricultural commodity prices surge around the world. Cereal prices are at a 10-year high, a combination of poor harvests in some climate-affected countries and the swi...

AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra

...berg News Service, Brazil has pressed for discount prices on AIDS drugs to limit the cost of its program providing free treatment to all 200,000 people infected with AIDS and the HIV virus. The agreement extends to Brazil the same price structure Abbott has offered 44 other countries considered low and low-...

Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns

...n the same practice, to allow them to set the same prices for consultations and hospital services....

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

...sures to soothe growing public concern over rising prices at the pumps. The cost of oil was at a record level with gasoline prices hovering around $3 a gallon. President George W. Bush recommended pushing back deadlines for the tr...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...rtising. The presence of contraband at very cheap prices is undermining other measures to reduce smoking among the Canadian population as a whole," Cunningham said. "Smoking is an addictive scourge that takes root during adolescence," said Dr. David L. Katz, an associate professor of public health, and di...

Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing

...ble for patent holders to be compensated at market prices even when compulsory licenses are invoked. At the very least, he writes, market compensation should be integrated into the debate. Myth No. 2: Pharmaceutical companies should be indifferent to compulsory licensing so long as "reasonable" remunerati...

McDonald's to Start Coffee Chain in Japan

... the country's growing love of coffee but at lower prices than rivals. The Japanese unit of the global burger empire said it will open 15 "McCafes" in the Tokyo region next month and hoped to set up more from the next financial year. McDonald's, which was the pioneering fast food chain in Japan in the ...

New Delhis Apollo Hospital Treats More Than 80 Iraqis

...ent costs starting at around a tenth of comparable prices in the West. The value of medical tourism to India is estimated to reach two billion dollars annually by 2012. A few Indian hospitals offered free treatment to Pakistani children in the wake of the trust steps between the two countries initiated by...

IMA Accuses US Companies for Selling Recycled Prosthesis in India

...of selling recycled prosthesis in India at cheaper prices . "It is shocking but true that US companies are ...in US it is sold for $6000. "The secret of cheaper prices in India is that the US companies are selling recycled ones here," Kumar told IANS. According to h...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

... is not a thing of past and agricultural commodity prices are skyrocketing . For those of us who have grown up in post-war Britain food prices have gone only one way, and that is down. Sixty years ago an average British family spent more than ...

Brazil Government New Health Offer

...ng charge as the health minister he went on to cut prices on birth control pills and advised men to get vasectomies. His support for abortion and call for a referendum on its legalization in Brazil has outraged Roman Catholic leaders. Weeks before a visit by Pope Benedict to the world's largest Catholic nat...

Britain is Now Europe's Cocaine Capital

...fore. Drugscope said after a survey last year that prices have dropped to 44 pounds a gram, nearly a third down on 65 pounds a gram in 2000....

Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites

...y is hurting export earnings. "They have had low prices and low yields -- it's plenty tough," said Strachan, conceding conditions will force some wineries out of business. Strachan said national production will be down about 25 percent to 1.42 million tonnes in 2007 due to drought and frost -- the lowes...

Hib Vaccination can Prevent Pneumonia

...countries are coming into the market very soon and prices for this vaccine will be coming down in the very near future. Now is the time for additional Asian countries to make this important addition to the EPI programs. I commend the GAVI Alliance and the countries of Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, S...

National Pharmaceutical Policy Referred to Ministerial Panel

...e control order, are under price control and their prices are fixed or revised by the National Pharmaceutica...ricing Authority (NPPA), the minister said. The prices of non-Scheduled formulations are fixed by the manufacturers themselves, keeping in view various fac...

Why Humans Fail to Act on Climate Change

..."turn the screws" incrementally to increase energy prices and reduce emission tolerance levels, he said. In addition, the human tragedy and economic losses that resulted from Kyrill, the cyclone that formed over Newfoundland and blasted damage and death across Europe in January, and Hurricane Katrina, whi...

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