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[UK] Philip Morris's vision of cigarette-free future met with scepticism

Deborah Arnott, chief executive of anti-smoking group Ash, said: “Philip Morris claims to be moving towards a post-smoking future but, like other tobacco companies, it is still actively promoting smoking around the world, using methods that would be ille
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 05:31
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[UK] Suleman Khonat: The war on smokers is a war on freedom

Today, on “World No Tobacco Day” the massed ranks of the publicaly funded anti-smoking lobby will crow about their great success in reducing smoking. However this war against the smoker has had a number of unpleasant side-effects, most notably by facilita
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 10:15
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[UK] Smoking rates among children in England fall to record low

What made the difference? Government action including banning tobacco advertising, putting large health warnings on packs and making all enclosed public places smokefree. But more needs to be done....Every day’s delay means hundreds more children start s
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:34
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Govt to Cut Nicotine, But Ignore Better Quicker Remedies

Banzhaf has been called "The Man Behind the Ban on Cigarette Commercials,"... One simple measure would be to raise the federal cigarette tax from its current level of $1.01/pack - a rate which has remained unchanged since 2009... Prohibit
PRLog
added Jul 31, 2017 12:20
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[District of Columbia] McMORRIS: A Case of the Vapers / What I saw at the E-Cigarette Summit 2017

For the past two hours they have watched heavyweights of the tobacco control movement go toe-to-toe on the merits of "non-combustible nicotine delivery systems" at the 2017 E-Cigarette Summit. On one side lies the "renormalization of smoking" crowd that s
Washington Free Beacon
added Jun 12, 2017 14:52
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BANZHAF: E-Cigarette Study Portends Lawsuits and Public-Use Bans

A new study showing that e-cigarettes [e-cigs] emit two additional cancer-causing chemicals is likely to lead to law suits and to additional bans...the study shows that when food-safe glycol and glycerin are heated in these devices, they give off the carc
ValueWalk
added Jul 28, 2016 14:10
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33 Colleges and Universities "Free from Tobacco Money"

ASH) announced today that 33 colleges and universities are being certified "Free from Tobacco Money" in honor of their divestment from tobacco interests. This certification is also awarded in recognition of American Education Week. For the full list of th
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2014 15:38
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[UK] ASH Briefing for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health: TOBACCO FRONT GROUPS & THIRD PARTY LOBBYING TACTICS (PDF)

Big Tobacco is increasingly resorting to the use of front groups and third party advocates to peddle its interests and influence policy outcomes. The use of such groups to influence public health policies is an explicit tobacco industry strategy revealed
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Apr 29, 2014 11:50
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Plain to see why Big Tobacco has such a resistance

How dare the tobacco industry claim that the introduction of standardised packaging would make his illegal trade easier, he snarled? Their suggestion that markets would be flooded with illicit tobacco because “plain” packs are easier to copy was nonsense
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:13
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco category report 2016

The fat lady is singing for tobacco. Cig sales are down 2.5% on volumes down 6.5%; even rolling tobacco, the sector’s only bright spot in recent years, has slipped into volume decline of 1.7% in the past year, although value is up 3.1%.
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 18, 2016 20:13
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