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[UK] Little Waster's trademark cigarette sees DVD advert banned, plus 4 jokes outlawed because they 'might upset women, the bereaved and encourage drinking'

Bobby Thompson... was known as “the little waster...an advert to promote a DVD using old footage of shows has now fallen foul of advertising rules, which bans cigarettes and smoke. His cigarette has been digitally removed from the footage, but Clearcast,
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:18
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AustralianSuper is moving out of tobacco

Board has decided that investing in tobacco is inconsistent with our purpose of helping members achieve their best possible retirement outcomes.... We believe tobacco warrants special consideration due to its particular characteristics and the damage it c
AustralianSuper (au)
added Dec 5, 2017 12:52
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AustralianSuper to quit big tobacco in $900m blow for Philip Morris, British American Tobacco

AUSTRALIA’S biggest superannuation fund is selling out of big tobacco... “We believe tobacco warrants special consideration due to its particular characteristics and the damage it causes,” Mr Silk said.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:06
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[UK] Tobacco titans Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Brands scupper rescue of Palmer & Harvey ($$)

Two of the world’s biggest tobacco companies have killed off hopes of a rescue deal for the collapsed wholesaler Palmer & Harvey. Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Brands were the biggest customers of the 92-year-old business, which collapsed las
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 12:59
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Marion Board of Health

As a member of the LGBTQ community who works on town-level tobacco control policy...I would like to provide perspective on the tobacco industry’s targeting of the gay community which has led to much higher smoking rates today.
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Dec 3, 2017 19:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] SBP requested to ban tobacco use in banks

The Ministry of National Health Services has approached the State Bank of Pakistan to enforce tobacco control laws in banks to prevent the world’s largest cause of deaths in the country, said an official on Saturday.
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 3, 2017 03:06
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[UK, New York] Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

donors sometimes give hefty amounts to institutions in an effort to shift attention from business practices that may strike some as unsavory.... In the 1980s, for example, antismoking groups denounced the Joffrey Ballet and other institutions for acceptin
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2017 16:52
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[Europe, UK] ACS calls on ministers to consider retail impact of tobacco track and trace regulations

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has written to a senior politician to raise concerns about the impact of the upcoming tobacco ‘track and trace’ regulations on retailers. The ‘track and trace’ proposals contained in the EU Revised Tobacco Pro
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:33
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How Do Tobacco Power Walls Influence Adolescents? A Study of Mediating Mechanisms.

Conclusions: The tobacco power wall increases adolescents’ smoking risk, and this effect is partly explained by the effect of the power wall on adolescents’ perceptions of how normative smoking is. (
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
added Dec 1, 2017 02:29
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[New York] CALVIN: Convenience store group: Hazy logic behind push for 'Tobacco 21' (Commentary)

we refused the sale 97.2 percent of the time. Statewide, compliance is only 95 percent. We don't expect applause; it's our job. But neither do we expect the county government to knowingly take legitimate business away from us by enacting a policy based o
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 30, 2017 05:03
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