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[UK] Stephen Williams awarded by WHO - 05 June 2013

Stephen Williams MP receives an award from the World Health Organization for his work in tobacco control
Flickr
added Jun 6, 2013 10:57
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[New York] VIDEO: New Ad Calls Out Big Tobacco For Targeting Kids

Anti-smoking activists say tobacco companies are targeting children so they are fighting back with a new ad campaign, and comes as smoking rates steadily increase in the city. NY1's Cheryl Wills filed the following report.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 10, 2014 16:19
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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Prof. Banzhaf Concerned FDA Considering Exempting "Fat Cat Smokes" / Loophole for Premium Cigars Could Explode, But Help Senators, He Says

agency's apparent willingness, as set forth in its notice, to exempt from all regulation the tobacco product apparently most used by and closely associated with so-called "Fat Cat Smokers,"...By coincidence, this probably include some members of Congress
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Apr 29, 2014 12:35
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Trump Administration: Tobacco Ties

the Trump Administration’s connections to the tobacco industry make us fear that the White House will move us backwards. Here are just a few of the high-profile counselors and appointees of the Trump Administration with ties to Big Tobacco. George Conwa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 28, 2017 16:18
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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[UK] Could e-cigarettes be MORE harmful than tobacco?

New research has found that even thought e-cigarette use is exploding, public perceptions indicate that many people think that vaping is as harmful if not more harmful than cigarette smoking -- a conclusion that is totally false, officials say.
National Monitor
added May 24, 2015 20:24
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Some sports heroes send wrong message about tobacco

some professional golfers have been pictured in the media chomping on a cigar to celebrate a victory or puffing on a cigarette at times of pressure (a common misunderstanding – tobacco isn’t really a stress-reliever). With the eyes of the world on the fa
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:02
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Obama goes to bat for Big Tobacco in the TPP, Says Action on Smoking and Health

"The draft TPPA benefits tobacco companies with zero tariffs, expanded investor rights, and greater limits on regulation of tobacco advertising and other services," said Robert Stumberg ... "The revised U.S. position inserts the word 'tobacco' without to
PR Newswire
added Aug 20, 2013 07:22
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[UK] Inquiry into the illicit trade in tobacco products (PDF)

As the evidence to this Inquiry demonstrates, there is no good reason to accept this argument. In fact, legitimate packs of cigarettes carry both covert and overt security marking, including numbers and anti- counterfeit marks, which would still be pres
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 12:31
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