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FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implementation of FCTC Article 13 was followed by increased progress towards complete advertising bans, but progress is incomplete, especially among low-income countries. Low-income countries need comprehensive support to implement FCTC as part of a broad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2017 17:50
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Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™, Receives $500,000 Sponsorship From Altria Group

announced Altria Group as a Virginia Colony Partner. Altria's $500,000 sponsorship will support commemoration projects marking the 400th anniversary of pivotal 1619 Virginia events that set Virginia and America on a course towards the ideals of democracy,
PR Newswire
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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Tobacco Rebounds as Prices Rise Despite Fewer Smokers

According to the Euromonitor, an independent market-research firm, Americans spent more on cigarettes than soda and beer combined from retail stores in 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported. Tobacco companies have been able to raise prices and implement
NewsMax
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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[Tennessee] Health Organizations 'Outraged' by Big Tobacco Sponsor at Academies of Nashville Event

“It is appalling that Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company and parent company of Philip Morris, is sponsoring a high school-focused event. To make matters worse, the event is being held at Rocketown which is the city’s largest entertainment venue
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Apr 24, 2017 19:38
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Putting off smokers with a higher price

Hiking up the price to RM21.50 a packet, coupled with stronger enforce­ment and anti-smoking policies, will also deter about 2.1 million Malaysians from picking up the habit, according to a study by the Health Ministry and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
The Star (my)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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VIDEO: Lawmakers Want To Stop California Tobacco Tax Loophole

Phillip Morris, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, responded to the tax hike by sending out an email to its clients in California, offering them a discount through June. McCarty is fighting back. He introduced a new bill Thursday, which would ban tobacco
CBS 13 / KOVR (West Sacramento, CA)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:36
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California looks to ban tobacco product discounts after state's recent $2-a-pack tax hike

The legislation, proposed by California Assemblyman Kevin McCarthy (D-Sacramento), would prohibit the redemption of all coupons and promotional discounts for tobacco products. "California has led the nation in its fight against tobacco by enacting some
CNBC
added Apr 22, 2017 00:57
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Philip Morris moves to soften blow of California cigarette tax increase for smokers

Knox cast doubt that the company could sustain the discounts long enough to impact the expected decline in smoking as a result of the measure. Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris, did not respond to a request for comment. The passage of the tob
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 20, 2017 15:06
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

on 8 March, International Women’s Day...IWD was exploited as an opportunity by both [BAT] and [PMI] to take to social media and post corporate feel-good content tagged with the #beboldforchange theme. PMI included a 2-min video (14 000 views 24 hours aft
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:47
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California Today: Thwarting the Tobacco Tax

But the tobacco industry has a secret weapon: discounts. Philip Morris, the maker of Marlboro, sent an email to its customers this month with the subject line, “What Prop 56 Means for You,” referring to the voter initiative that raised taxes by $2 a pac
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2017 13:47
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