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Philip Morris working to subvert global anti-smoking treaty: Report

Cigarette giant Philip Morris International is secretly working to subvert a global agreement to curb smoking worldwide, Reuters claimed in an investigative piece published Thursday.
Washington Times
added Jul 15, 2017 02:43
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[California] Wells Fargo Talks San Francisco Menthol Ban

the ban is a “significant historic event,” it said the ban was not a “deal-breaker” for the menthol category, albeit it is likely to hit retailers..."we expect many consumers will likely move their purchases online or cross border ultimately having the gr
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 14, 2017 23:39
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New FDA Head May Bring Mindset of Harm Reduction

“Certainly, it would be a great opportunity if Scott Gottlieb’s ascension at the FDA leads to Mitch Zeller leaving the agency,” says Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, Hoboken, N.J. In the past, Conley has called Zeller out for
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 14, 2017 23:37
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how mobile marketing for e-cigarettes may be aimed at youth

a review of e-cigarette marketing on mobile channels shows that companies are emphasizing flavors and high-tech features, strategies that may attract youth. Truth Initiative® researchers analyzed mobile e-cigarette advertisements from 2015 on up to 1,00
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:01
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[Poland] Furore over tobacco harm-reduction efforts

(PMI) in its presentation at the Forum noted: ...“The recognition that people will continue to smoke has led many public health authorities to the conclusion that developing tobacco products that have a reduced risk of causing disease is a crucial element
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
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[Philippines] Japan Tobacco's Nice Try

biting off most of the Philippines' Mighty Corp.The deal is a smart one, but Mighty alone won't be enough to help the Japanese firm stand its ground as the world's tobacco companies converge.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Take a stand against big tobacco's e-cigarette push

Phillip Morris stands accused of "astroturfing" – that is, trying to create the illusion of a grassroots movement...The health impacts of basting the lungs in nicotine, flavour chemicals and the liquid propylene glycol used to vapourise them are simply n
The Age (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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[Georgia] 11th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of ADEA Suit Against R.J. Reynolds ($$)

Court of Appeals panel on June 27 affirmed a Georgia federal judge’s dismissal of an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) lawsuit alleging that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against older job applicant
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 14, 2017 23:41
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[California] Tobacco industry gathers signatures to overturn SF’s menthol ban

The draft title of a proposed measure, “Referenda: Repeal of Ordinance Banning the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products” was filed...by law firm Nielsen Merksamer, which counts Altria Client Services Inc., formerly Philip Morris, among its clients. “They a
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 14, 2017 22:10
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[Indonesia] 'Smoking baby' kicked habit but battle rage on Jewel Topsfield

These are photos of Ardi Rizal, the Indonesian toddler ...I took the photos... But now health experts are alarmed that a controversial bill before parliament aimed at increasing cigarette production will roll back regulations discouraging smoking in Indo
Nambucca (NSW) Guardian (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:38
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