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[Asia-pacific] HUBER: Chamber of Commerce Threatens Health of Americans

nearly everyone reading this has lost someone to tobacco. And yet, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates work hard to ensure that the way is clear for the tobacco industry to addict new generations...inner workings of the Chamber are so secret
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:18

[Asia-pacific] BOSTIC/STEWART: US Chamber of Commerce is in Big Tobacco’s thrall

Now that the Chamber’s relationship with Big Tobacco has been exposed, the U.S. must look skeptically on the rest of the organization’s agenda. With the tobacco industry responsible for the loss of more than 6 million lives every year, there appear to be
added Jul 30, 2015 04:37

[Australia, UK-Scotland] LETTER: RIDGWAY: Illicit tobacco

Sheila Duffy...distorted the situation in the introduction has been a success...this is totally incorrect... llicit trade and Ash’s desire to tax tobacco virtually out of existence will play directly into the hands of the criminals.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:14

ARNOTT: I don't predict a riot: jail smoking ban need not spell unrest

Inmates who want to quit need to be given access to smoking-cessation services. For those who remain wedded to their addiction, the prison service is already running a pilot to allow them to buy electronic cigarettes, which should be extended to all pris
New Scientist
added Jul 24, 2015 10:36

[Australia, UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Beware of Big Tobacco’s plain pack puffery

In Australia as in Scotland, the tobacco industry has a poor track record with the truth and a proven drive to put its profits far above the people who buy and those who retail its lethal products.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 22, 2015 15:17

Brighton beach could become the first in the UK to ban smoking

Brighton already has a voluntary ban on smoking in children's play areas, but now the city's parks and beaches could become smoke-free too - a prospect which angers the smokers' group Forest.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Jul 22, 2015 12:05

E-cigarette users catching up with smokers: Number of 'vapers' in UK tripled from between 2012 and 2014 to reach 2.1million

There could be almost as many electronic-cigarette users as traditional tobacco smokers by 2018, a study says. The number of e-cigarette users – also known as 'vapers' – tripled from 700,000 to 2.1million between 2012 and 2014, according to charity Action
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 17, 2015 12:43

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Blowing Smoke for Big Tobacco (PDF)

In light of the U.S. Chamber’s work on behalf of multinational tobacco companies and the organization’s well-documented history of working against the public interest across a variety of sectors, this report concludes that governments must: 1. Reject the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Jul 16, 2015 13:20

New Report Details How U.S. Chamber of Commerce Helps Tobacco Industry Fight Life-Saving Policies in Over a Dozen Countries

shows that the U.S. Chamber’s pro-tobacco activities span the globe and often target low- and middle-income countries vulnerable to bullying by the economic might of the leading U.S. business lobby. These countries include Burkina Faso, El Salvador, Jamai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 16, 2015 13:14
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[UK] Budget 2015: National living wage of £9 an hour, student grants scrapped, big tax credit cuts

"'s fair to ask the tobacco industry to contribute towards tackling this enormous public health problem. "The Chancellor's decision in today's budget not to proceed with a levy on the tobacco industry is a massive missed opportunity. A levy is essential,
Western Gazette (uk)
added Jul 9, 2015 10:10
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