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[California] VIDEO: MPAA Argues Ban On Smoking In Movies Defies First Amendment

Should a child going to a G-rated movie be exposed to characters smoking on screen? The MPAA is defending itself from a lawsuit about that. NPR' Scott Simon speaks with film historian David Thomson.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 23, 2016 17:49

[Asia, China] Beijing tobacco vendors breaking law with school locations

tobacco vendors sited within 100 meters of more than a quarter of Beijing primary and high schools, violating the city's tobacco control regulation. A panel overseeing law enforcement under the Beijing Municipal People's Congress, the capital's legislatu
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 23, 2016 17:47

[UK] Store prosecuted for Illegal cigarettes loses its gantry

Manufacturer JTI has removed its tobacco gantry from a store in north-west London after the owner was prosecuted for selling illegal tobacco. It is the 25th store to have its gantry taken away by JTI. Ketan Patel, owner of Premier Food & Wine in Dudden
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:18
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[Asia, India] Growth of tobacco business good for shareholders: ITC chief Y C Deveshwar

"Some shareholders are saying that growth of the tobacco business should be less while that of others (non-tobacco) should rise. That is not the objective", Deveshwar said at the company's AGM here. (Reuters) “Some shareholders are saying that growth o
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:35

[New York] FedEx Fights Shipping Records Bid In Cigarette Tax Case ($$)

told a federal judge Thursday it shouldn’t have to turn over shipping records and other documents the city and state of New York have said are crucial in their suit alleging the courier illegally shipped untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservation
added Jul 22, 2016 22:49

[Asia, India] ITC Q1FY17: Cigarette volume sales up 3% in June quarter, best in 3 years

ITC Limited, which has interests in cigarettes, hotels, agriculture and paperboards, reported 3 percent volume growth in cigarette sales for the June 2016 quarter, the highest since Q4, 2013.The company derived about 63 percent of its total operating reve
International Business Times
added Jul 22, 2016 18:57

[California] Duncan/Channon Named Ad Age’s 2016 Silver Small Agency of the Year in the West

Duncan/Channon’s AdAge Small Agency of the Year honors comes on the heels of several accolades for the agency’s “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie in the Advocacy category, Campaign of th
Business Wire
added Jul 22, 2016 17:31
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McELRATH: The Unholy Alliance Between Big Oil and Big Tobacco: It’s Been Going On For Decades

Big Oil is a different animal. Not only does it have more resources than big tobacco, it sells a product that runs so much of society’s machinery. Nonetheless,’s a good bet that the day of reckoning will come. We can only hope that it comes in time
Ring Of Fire Network
added Jul 22, 2016 16:52

[Nigeria] Plains packaging / Young Africans are lighting up at an alarming rate

IN 2002 (BAT), a big cigarette manufacturer, shuttled a temporary cinema around six Nigerian cities in what it called the “Rothmans Experience It Cinema Tour” packs ...At this rate Africa will face a greater public health crisis than anywhere else
The Economist
added Jul 22, 2016 03:03

Less Than Half of Employees Say Wellness Programs Offer Incentives For Key Preventive Health Actions: HealthMine Survey

Which activities does your wellness program NOT incentivize financially? Programs NOT Incentivized ...Smoking cessation 66%
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2016 02:10
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