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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] TPP trade deal: plain packaging challenge triggered 'hysteria', lawyer tells MPs

Lawyer for Philip Morris’s bid to take Australia to court over cigarette laws says Australia has nothing to fear from trade deals that allow investor-state disputes
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:39

[Colorado] LETTER: Supporting Amendment 72 means rejecting Big Tobacco

Big Tobacco opposes tobacco tax increases, arguing they are ineffective. Contrarily, the companies’ documents, disclosed in tobacco lawsuits, show their deceit. Raising cigarette prices is arguably the most effective way to prevent and reduce smoking, es
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 9, 2016 14:39

Letter: Big Tobacco spreading lies in North Dakota

It is laughable that tobacco companies feign concern for funding programs to reduce tobacco use given they spend $34.2 million annually to market their products in North Dakota. Big Tobacco's ads highlight the 400 percent increase, but make no mention th
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Oct 9, 2016 14:33

[North Dakota] LETTER: Don't look to Big Tobacco for tobacco truths

Big Tobacco opposes tobacco tax increases, arguing the increases do not reduce smoking. Contrarily, the industry's own internal documents, disclosed in tobacco lawsuits, show its deceit. Raising cigarette prices is one of the most effective ways to preve
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 9, 2016 14:32

[California] Statewide Television Ad: “Flowers” - FACT CHECK (PDF)

Actress: But only 13 percent of the new tobacco tax would actually help people quit or keep kids from even starting. Just 13 percent. / Only 13% to stop smoking. (SOURCE: Section 30130.55(b) of Prop. 56) Allocates 11% for Tobacco Control and 2% for Youth
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Oct 8, 2016 16:03


Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab today announced launching a 30-second television ad, which informs voters that just 13 percent of the new tax revenue generated by Prop. 56 would go to help people stop smoking or keep kids from ever starting. The majori
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Oct 8, 2016 15:49

[California] HILTZIK: The deceptive campaign against Prop. 56 comes from the tobacco industry's old playbook

Supporters of Proposition 56 are hoping that a groundswell of skepticism about the industry, aided by a strong tide of pro-initiative commentary in the press, will put this version over the top. But initiative campaigns seldom lend themselves to nuanced
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2016 16:43

[New Zealand] Philip Morris calls for light regulation of e-cigarettes

The Ministry of Health is receiving submissions on how to regulate e-cigarettes, which deliver nicotine-laden vapour, providing a safer alternative to smoking. But Philip Morris is keen the Government does not overlook its heat-not-burn cigarettes, whic
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 7, 2016 12:06

Philip Morris invests in cigarette alternative as smoking rates decline

“We are more confident than ever that these products have the potential to fundamentally transform our business,” Calantzopoulos said. The company says the move will allow it to reach the upper end of its forecast for the new business to add $700 millio
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53

[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $9 Million Verdict Against Cigarette Companies

The jury found that Mr. Oshinsky was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes and that his addiction caused his lung cancer in 1993 and his death in 2000. They found that he reasonably relied on statements and omissions made by Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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