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KRISTOF: Contaminating Our Bodies With Everyday Products

two major medical organizations have issued independent warnings about toxic chemicals in products... “There are almost endless parallels with the tobacco industry,”... The chemical lobby spent the equivalent of $121,000 per member of Congress last year,
New York Times
added Nov 29, 2015 04:19

[Asia-pacific, China] Video: Foxconn tycoon fires 2 workers who swore at him for interrupting smoke break

"Some of them have even linked the incident with the past suicides of a dozen or so Foxconn workers due to the heavy pressure they felt and claimed such pressure was the reason the man was smoking.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

Council Pension Fund Invests in Alcohol, Tobacco and Weapon firms

The West Midland Pension Fund has been found to have invested more than £168 million in 30 alcohol and tobacco firms. The firms invested in include British American Tobacco, who received £28million; Diageo, the makers of Guinness, Captain Morgan and Sm
Redbrick (University of Birmingham) (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:39

CPMA chief says France plain pack vote was a close call

Having received information from Brussels, Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance (CPMA) director Mike Ridgway told Packaging News just how close the call was on France’s plain packaing law being passed. “It got passed by just two votes! Now it passes
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:30

The Local Tobacco Regulatory Landscape

Over the past five years, the local emphasis has changed to restrict where tobacco products are sold, what kind of pricing and promotions may be offered, what products can legally be sold, and what is the minimum legal age to purchase tobacco products.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:54

[China] VIDEO: There's no smoke without… FIRED! Angry billionaire boss dismisses Chinese factory workers after they failed to recognise the tycoon and swore at him for interrupting their cigarette break

Taiwanese tycoon Terry Guo was filmed sacking staff in Shenzhen, China Two men were caught smoking in a smoke-free zone by the visiting mogul Workers reportedly said: 'Who are you? It's none of your f****** business'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 15:29

tobacco product displays shape teens' risk of future cigarette use

Moving the tobacco power wall to a less-obvious location, but keeping it visible, was no different for future susceptibility than having the power wall behind the cashier. Experiment in replica convenience store shows teen cigarette susceptibility influ
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:32

[Asia, China] Foxconn boss gets foul-mouthed abuse from Chinese cigarette-smoking employees who fail to recognise him

Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, the electronics assembly manufacturer that supplies the Apple technology company, was greeted with a less-than-polite reply when he told two employees to stop smoking at its Shenzhen facility. Apparently they did not real
South China Morning Post
added Nov 24, 2015 21:09

Romania's Parliament wants to ban the display of cigarettes in stores

The Health Committee within Romania’s Chamber of Deputies has approved an amendment to the law on smoking that forbids the display of cigarettes in the units where they are sold. This will prevent consumers from seeing if a shop sells cigarettes or not
Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:04

For teens and tobacco, out of sight might mean out of mind

“A highly conspicuous power wall conveys all sorts of positive messages about tobacco that could increase risk of use,” said lead study author William Shadel, a behavioral scientist at RAND Corporation, a nonprofit research organization. “When the power
added Nov 24, 2015 21:03
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