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[Latin America] Tobacco firms pushed AIDS agenda to protect profits

“In both Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco championed the AIDS response in order to delegitimize efforts to develop the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control,” says the paper pub
Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
added May 12, 2016 04:17
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[Australia] VIDEO: Budget 2016: $40 cigarettes will force smokers into black market claims tobacco industry

In a fiery response to the Turnbull government's $4.7 billion budget hit to tobacco excise, British American Tobacco said crime syndicates that smuggle cigarettes into Australia will be "champing at the bit" at the prospect of increasing their share of t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 12, 2016 02:33
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[Europe] EU’s highest court upholds restrictive new law on cigarettes

upheld a tough EU law that will standardise cigarette packs, ban menthol flavouring and restrict e-cigarette advertising, paving the way for its adoption this month and dealing a blow to Big Tobacco. The European Court of Justice’s rejection of a legal c
EuroNews
added May 4, 2016 14:24
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[Asia, India] Supreme Court tells tobacco industry packs must carry bigger warnings

In a packed courtroom, a two-judge bench rejected the industry's plea to extend a stay it had obtained from a Karnataka court but agreed to a request to move the rest of the appeals to the Karnataka court. "You have duty towards the society," the judges
Times of India
added May 4, 2016 14:29
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[UK] Ten Motives is plenty for BAT to expand in e-cigarettes ($$)

Within days of health professionals extolling the virtues of electronic cigarettes, British American Tobacco has read the smoke signals and boosted its presence in the fast-growing market with the acquisition of Ten Motives.
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 15:46
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Assessment of the European Union's illicit trade agreements with the four major Transnational Tobacco Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

the seizure payments represent a tiny fraction of the revenue lost from cigarette smuggling, between 2004 and 2012, 0.08% of the estimated losses due to illicit cigarette trade in the EU. Our evidence suggests the EU should end these agreements.
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:16
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[UK] Tobacco Arts Sponsorship

As of April 2016: – Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a Premier Sponsor of the Royal Academy of Arts. – British American Tobacco (BAT) is an Associate Sponsor of the Royal Academy of Arts. – JTI is a Corporate Supporter of the Southbank Centre.
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:37
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[UK] Ditch tobacco sponsors, health experts warn cultural institutions

1,000 experts sign open letter to London’s leading cultural bodies, including British Museum and Royal Academy, over ‘morally unacceptable’ sponsorship
The Observer (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:25
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[UK] GLANTZ: This summer's 'Ab Fab' movie features a cigarette brand

Fox's new promotional trailer for 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie,' hitting theaters in July 2016, shows London fashionista Patsy lighting up a Rothmans cigarette — while coyly covering up the UK health warning on the front of the box.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2016 13:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, New York] Antismoking Coalition Gives Big Tobacco a Fight in Indonesia

Over the last decade, it has become a last Eden for tobacco companies facing declining smoking rates at home.... Yet that push has been met by an increasingly potent coalition of mayors, health officials and antismoking groups that has scored some impor
New York Times
added Apr 30, 2016 20:46
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