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[UK] Suffolk County Council invests in another tobacco firm despite promoting stop smoking messages

A Suffolk council which came under fire after investing millions from the pension fund in tobacco firms despite promoting stop smoking messages has bought stocks in another cigarette company, it has emerged.
Coastal Scene (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:10
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[Florida] BAXTER V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial 06/05/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers led to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:39
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On World No Tobacco Day, Governments Must Protect Citizens from Big Tobacco

Globally, tobacco companies like Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco remain the main obstacle to greater progress in reducing tobacco use. These companies aggressively market their deadly products – often targeting kids – and fight l
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:14
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco to cut heated tobacco prices in battle with Philip Morris

Japan, where regular e-cigarettes with nicotine-laced liquid are effectively banned, has become the main market for “heat not burn” (HNB) products which emit less smoke and smell less than conventional cigarettes. The country accounts for over 90 percent
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia, India] 53% people fail to quit smoking despite knowing ill effects, finds study

“The data show what we have anecdotally known for decades-- that many smokers have the desire to quit, but not the means to match it,” Derek Yach, president of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, said. It is clear that smokers are sacrificing their ph
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:32
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Philip Morris International: Why World No Tobacco Day Should Be World No Smoking Day

PMI is publishing informational advertisements highlighting that people who smoke deserve the opportunity to learn about smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. “People who smoke deserve a sensible plan that takes full account of better alternatives to c
Business Wire
added Jun 4, 2018 14:14
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Sick Joke: Philip Morris Repeats Call for Smoke-Free Future While It Aggressively Markets Cigarettes and Fights Efforts to Reduce Smoking Worldwide

It is a sick joke for Philip Morris to say that “we should promote every day as World No Smoking Day,” when the company’s primary mission every day is to sell more deadly cigarettes. Philip Morris’ claims should be seen for what they are: A PR stunt to h
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:12
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: If Hong Kong’s tobacco users can’t quit, they must get safer choices

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day...regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned...-- Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
South China Morning Post
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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Extensive lobbying by Philip Morris compels Pakistan to soften tobacco health warnings

Instead of 85 percent space for health warning, only 50 percent of cigarette pack would be utilized / 2015 legislation watered down owing to financial aspects pertaining to tobacco industry
Daily Pakistan (pk)
added May 30, 2018 16:53
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Pakistan diluted proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris, BAT lobbying

In Pakistan, where the government estimates tobacco kills more than 100,000 people a year, Philip Morris (PM.N) launched a lobbying campaign that included letters to and a meeting with the country's prime minister on blocking larger health warnings and co
Reuters
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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