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[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria fears reputation at risk in FOI battle with tobacco company

reputation as a research body would be "significantly damaged" if it was forced to hand over confidential survey information on plain-packaged cigarettes to a big tobacco company, a Melbourne court has been told.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 16, 2016 19:20
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[UK] Southampton base leading research into cigarette alternatives through British American Tobacco

The department was set in 1956 immediately after the first reports linking smoking and lung cancer were published. Since then its scientists have been working on ways to reduce the "toxicants" - poisonous substances - produced by burning tobacco and in
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added May 16, 2016 17:39
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia’s Top Pension Fund Plans Tobacco Stake Exit, CEO Says

focuses on investing in assets deemed socially and environmentally responsible, Chief Executive Officer Shahril Ridza Ridzuan said... The Employees Provident Fund has a 6.9 percent stake worth about 942 million ringgit ($234 million) in the Malaysia-list
Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2016 18:23
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ARCHIVE: BAT Involvement in Tobacco Smuggling

In January 2000 the Guardian newspaper, working with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, published an investigation into British American Tobacco's facilitation of tobacco smuggling, based on 11,000 documents from the tobacco archi
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 13, 2016 18:07
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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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[Australia, UK] PATERSON: The History Of Tobacco Marketing In The Music Industry

tobacco companies used nightclubs and related music events. These companies capitalise on the knowledge that young people are eager to follow trends and willing to do whatever is deemed cool. Examples like these demonstrate the importance of the measures
Howl and Echoes
added May 11, 2016 20:43
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ARCHIVE: Promoting tobacco through the international language of dance music: British American Tobacco and the Ministry of Sound [FREE FULL TEXT]

Partnerships like this BAT/MOS one skirt marketing restrictions recommended by the [FCTC]. The global scope and success of the MOS program emphasizes the challenge for national regulations to restrict such promotions.
European Journal of Public Health
added May 11, 2016 20:38
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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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[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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