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[Africa, East Africa, Uganda] Experts speak out on tobacco industry bribery claims

The war against smoking will still be won, despite recent revelations that the tobacco industry has been using bribes to influence policy, experts have said. According to a recent BBC investigation, British American Tobacco (BAT) paid bribes to official
The New Vision (ug)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:14
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[Pennsylvania] Reynolds creates subsidiary with focus on innovations

Port may be the most intriguing of the Vuse product extensions. It features a “dock and lock” closed format that allows for refillable vapor liquid products to be inserted into a Vuse cartridge. Reynolds has described it “as the vapor tank system re-imag
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 6, 2016 14:41
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[UK, UK-Wales] E-cigarettes ruling could pave the way for them to be prescribed by GPs in Wales

The path has been laid for e-cigarettes to be potentially made available on free prescription in Wales after a brand was granted a licence by a UK medicines body. The decision by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency on the e-Voke e-ci
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:31
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UK regulators license BAT e-cigarette as quit-smoking medicine

Britain's drug regulators have given the go-ahead for a British American Tobacco electronic-cigarette vaping device to be sold as a quit smoking medicine, the first such product to be given a drug license in the UK.
Reuters
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25
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[UK] VIDEO: E-cigarette may become available on NHS

But some experts, including the British Medical Association, say the benefits and harms are not yet known since e-cigarettes are still relatively new. The Royal College of GPs said doctors would be reluctant to hand them out to patients without clear mer
BBC Online
added Jan 4, 2016 18:44
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[UK] E-cigarettes to be available on NHS prescription with one of world's biggest tobacco firms lined up as first supplier

E-voke, produced by British American Tobacco, has been granted a licence by Britain's medicines regulator - the Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The company has also got the go-ahead by the Department of Health and it is believed the move wi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 3, 2016 20:51
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[Ireland] DUFFY: This letter is most blatant Big Tobacco threat to a Taoiseach you're likely to see

WE’RE ALWAYS HEARING about the influence of ‘Big Tobacco’, but this 1986 letter to the Taoiseach from the chairman of a tobacco company is about as blatant as it gets. In the letter, Don Carroll of multi-national tobacco company PJ Carrolls’ tells the Ta
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 1, 2016 19:01
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European watchdog is failing to hold tobacco industry to account over smuggling [FREE FULL TEXT]

An investigation made under freedom of information legislation showed that OLAF had failed to hold the industry to account. One document dated 3 July 2015 set the tone. In it Philip Morris noted that it “continues to be extremely pleased with the operati
British Medical Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 07:08
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[Africa] VIDEO: Kenya: Lighting Up / We investigate Big Tobacco's disturbing attempts to increase the sale of cigarettes in Kenya.

With the most smokers in sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya is one of the biggest prizes on offer. The problem for the industry is that Kenyan health officials are as aware as anyone else about the dreadful menace smoking poses to their nation's health. Kenya wa
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jan 8, 2016 15:26
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[Europe] OPINION OF ADVOCATE GENERAL KOKOTT: Philip Morris Brands SARL and Others

1. In April 2014, following tough negotiations and an extremely animated legislative procedure, the Union legislature adopted, in Directive 2014/40/EU, (2) revised rules concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related produ
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Dec 27, 2015 00:16
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