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Disney, Fox, Hearst, Time Warner tied to Philip Morris through Vice Media

Four major US media companies are tied into Vice Media Inc., a 'global youth culture' brand that works for Philip Morris International (PMI). In March 2016, the Financial Times’ Matthew Garrahan reported that a London ad agency owned by Vice Media prod
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2016 04:06

Lawsuits mounting over Santa Fe cigarette marketing claims

The number of federal lawsuits targeting the organic and additive-free marketing claims for the Natural American Spirit brand has climbed to 14. Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co., a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc., emphasized the additive-free element whe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2016 03:31
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Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages may lead to e-cigarette use among students

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The study will be p
added May 25, 2016 03:17

[California] Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco industry over star's death

The court filing lists eight defendants, including Altria Group Corp. and US Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC., and two people the suit says ran an intramural softball team called "Skoal Brothers" at San Diego State in the late 1970s. The "Skoal Brothers" provi
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2016 13:20

[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11

[Europe, UK] New guidance for indies on tobacco legislation changes

THE ASSOCIATION of Convenience Stores (ACS) has produced a comprehensive new guide... “The combination of the introduction of standardised packaging and the EU Tobacco Products Directive legislation has the potential to cause significant disruption to ret
Asian Trader (uk)
added May 23, 2016 20:47

[UK] Walt Disney under pressure to stop Vice Media making tobacco ads

Anti-tobacco campaigners are pressuring Walt Disney to use its $400m (£274m) stake in Vice Media to stop the youth-focused media company from making ads for the tobacco industry. It was revealed by the Financial Times in March that Vice’s London-based m
The Guardian (uk)
added May 23, 2016 16:13
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[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen shopkeeper fined for keeping cigarettes on open display

thought to have become the first in Scotland to be fined for having cigarettes on open display. The £200 fixed penalty notice was issued when officers from Aberdeen City Council’s Trading Standards service visited the shop following a complaint in April.
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added May 22, 2016 19:45

[Thailand] Tobacco Products Control Act barely affects mom-and-pop stores: Researcher

However, the director quoted a survey on the impacts of the draft Tobacco Products Control Act conducted by a TRC researcher as saying the law would barely affect mom-and-pop stores and it would raise no cause for concerns.
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added May 22, 2016 19:44

[Europe, UK] How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds

why had the cigarette giants not shared the vast amounts of data they had accumulated over more than half a century with their own expert witnesses?...he told Green. “Your lordship will remember the slave owners were compensated when slavery was abolished
The Observer (uk)
added May 22, 2016 15:10
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