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WHITEHOUSE: The fossil-fuel industry’s campaign to mislead the American people

Thankfully, the government had a playbook, too:...RICO....According to the court: “Defendants coordinated significant aspects of their public relations, scientific, legal, and marketing activity...The parallels between what the tobacco industry did and w
The Washington Post
added May 30, 2015 11:57

[Nebraska] The association of point-of-sale cigarette marketing with cravings to smoke: results from a cross-sectional population-based study

Recalled exposure to POS cigarette marketing is associated with cravings to smoke as predicted by laboratory studies on the effects of smoking cues on cigarette craving. Policies that reduce or eliminate POS cigarette marketing could reduce cigarette cra
Tobacco Control
added May 30, 2015 11:14

[Canada] Ontario Convenience Store Association supports campaign to stop illicit trade of tobacco products

On Sunday the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). This year they are calling on countries to work together to end the illicit trade of tobacco products, citing it as a major global concern from many angles, inclu
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2015 10:18

[Canada] Tell the government not to ban menthol cigarettes in Ontario

A ban on menthol tobacco unfairly targets law-abiding retailers and consumers. It does not apply to illegal tobacco traffickers, who sell this product – including to youth.
Ontario Convenience Store Association (ca)
added May 30, 2015 10:08

[Canada] Alberta Distributors Reach Out to NDP Government in Advance of Menthol Decision

One issue small businesses are keen to address is the regulation of flavoured tobacco. History has demonstrated that when products are banned, it impacts both distributors and consumers as people turn to the illegal market. The net result is in fact exa (blog)
added May 30, 2015 09:40

[Canada] ‘Don't Harm Alberta Convenience Stores’

Andrew Klukas, president of the Western Convenience Stores Association in Canada, issued an open letter in response to a possible menthol ban and other tobacco-regulation issues in the province: Smoking is a perfectly legal activity for adults who live
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 30, 2015 09:37

[Canada] Banning menthol smokes will benefit black market, say manufacturers, retailers

“My fear is that a menthol cigarette ban will create an even larger demand for illegal tobacco products on the black market in Alberta,” Andrew Klukas, president of the Western Convenience Stores Association, said in a release on Thursday.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 30, 2015 09:34

[Canada] Canadian resort of Whistler bans smoking in ENTIRE ski village including on slopes, lifts and hiking trails (but staff get an extra year to 'adjust to the new policy')

One of the world's premier ski resorts is set to ban smoking across the whole site. Starting on May 31 to promote World No Tobacco Day, Whistler Blackcomb in Canada is introducing a new smoke-free policy. Smoking will be prohibited on lift lines, chairli
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:03

JOHNSON: Stop Calling the TPP a Trade Agreement – It Isn’t.

TPP is a corporate/investor rights agreement, not a trade agreement. Trade is a good thing; TPP is not....Enabling tobacco companies to sue governments because anti-smoking campaigns limit profits has nothing to do with trade.
added May 29, 2015 11:28

TOC: June 2015, Volume 24, Issue e2 - Price and Trade

Protecting the autonomy of states to enact tobacco control measures under trade and investment agreements / Did the tobacco industry inflate estimates of illicit cigarette consumption in Asia? "It will harm business and increase illicit trade’: an evaluat
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:36
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