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[Europe, UK] Up in a puff of smoke? EU plan threatens e-cigarettes

Anti-smoking campaigners have reacted with dismay at the prospect of electronic cigarettes, the devices that help smokers avoid the lethal effects of tobacco, being banned under a proposed change to European Union law. A review of the EU Tobacco Product
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:44
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[New York] The ‘Incredible and Unprecedented’ Chance to Make Nicotine Safer

Wells Fargo held its first E-Cigarette Forum in New York, and yesterday the bank’s analysts sent out a transcript .. one quote that stuck out came from Clive Bates, an independent consultant and former head of anti-tobacco group Action on Smoking and Heal
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Nov 27, 2013 00:20
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[Korea - South] Eye on Tobacco Industry

PHOTO CAPTION: The tobacco industry representatives wait in line for daily “public” badges during negotiations for the FCTC.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2012 23:36
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[Canada, UK] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Summary: Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in Ireland and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Sweden, Finland, France, Canada, New Zealand, Singap
ASH London (uk)
added May 20, 2016 23:36
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[Europe, UK] Changes to tobacco regulations 2015/16 (PDF)

This document has been produced to provide local authorities with a summary of what these new regulations will, or are likely to, cover, when they are likely to be introduced, who will be responsible for enforcement, and what the penalty will be for non-
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:30
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TOBACCO CARVE OUT: A BAD SOLUTION TO A NONEXISTENT PROBLEM

A proposal to exclude any legal product or sector – including tobacco – from international trade and investment agreements is a flawed policy that would undermine the rule of law and deny a legal industry access to justice.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 15, 2015 10:49
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OPEN LETTER TO PMI FROM 107 ORGANIZATIONS

In 1954, Philip Morris promised to “stop business tomorrow” if it became apparent that cigarettes are harmful to health... PMI, its shareholders, and you personally have been enriched while knowingly killing your customers. You have it in your immediate
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:52
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If Drug Dealers Can be Found Criminally Liable, Can Big Tobacco?

Last month, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the case of Burrage v. United States. The case focuses on a federal law that requires a mandatory sentence for a drug dealer if “death or serious injury” results from drugs they sold. During oral arguments
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:11
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How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51
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[Europe, UK] Standardised Packaging: Tobacco industry claims for compensation "blown out of the water"

a Legal Opinion has been published which concludes that standardised (“plain”) packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products is compatible with European law, and compensation would therefore NOT be due the tobacco industry...We concluded that all th
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:52
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