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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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[Europe, UK] Anti-smuggling proposal 'may let tobacco industry in by back door'

Tobacco campaigners are concerned that new draft proposals from the European commission for a system to prevent cigarette smuggling may let the industry in by the back door. The illicit trade in cigarettes has become a major problem worldwide. A study i
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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NEW REPORT: TOBACCO IN AMERICA

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) unveils report results, demonstrating that large disparities in tobacco use hamper health efforts
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Railroaded cigarette tax bill slammed

Health groups yesterday lambasted members of the Lower House who railroaded a bill aimed at retaining the two-tier excise tax system for tobacco products next year instead of sticking to the scheduled shift to a unitary rate. In a statement, Action on S
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:53
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