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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

[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

ASH welcomes the end of tobacco branding in New Zealand

As of today, March 14th, Tobacco companies will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging. All cigarette released for sale from today must be sold in plain, olive brown generic packaging. Retailers have until the 6th June to get rid of t
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:15

[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

[UK] Government to develop a new tobacco control plan

Retailers responded bitterly to the launch of the ASH report which comes just weeks after a tobacco display ban was implemented in stores across the UK... The Tobacco Manufacturers Association also hit out at the ASH proposals. Giles Roca, director gener
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jun 12, 2015 10:17

[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57

[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smoking 'facts'

The objection of Ash Scotland’s Sheila Duffy (Letters, 27 August) to others “parroting bogus facts” graphically epitomises the old saw about pots and kettles. As with so many other taxpayer-funded campaign groups, Ash Scotland’s function is to provide g
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:47

[China] McELWEE: Big Tobacco Abroad / The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the downside to free trade.

tobacco companies have used a tactic reminiscent of nineteenth-century British corporations in China: get the government to do the dirty work...wrote of the Opium wars that, “In hopelessness, China pathetically declared: ‘I do not require any opium.’ But
Boston Review
added May 27, 2014 09:53

[UK, UK-Scotland] Tobacco industry up to old tricks

“Japan Tobacco can spend millions of pounds on adverts but what their money can’t buy is facts. There are no new revelations here, just the same old tobacco industry up to its same old tricks – an industry which knows it has to recruit new customers to r
ASH Scotland
added Apr 10, 2013 08:46

[UK] Minister’s meeting inflames tobacco giant ($$)

Imperial Tobacco has raised concerns that a minister held a meeting with a leading anti-smoking lobby that sponsors a parliamentary smoking and health group.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 4, 2013 00:02
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