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UN reports more people warned against tobacco use, but industry interference continues

shedding light on tobacco industry tactics. Such tactics include “exaggerating the economic importance of the tobacco industry, discrediting proven science and using litigation to intimidate governments.”
UN News Service
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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Tobacco firms 'hamper anti-smoking push'

The tobacco industry is hampering efforts to introduce life-saving interventions in low and middle-income countries, according to a report by the World Health Organization. Countries covering two-thirds of the world's population now have measures in plac
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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[Africa] Tobacco companies interfere with health regulations, WHO reports

Wednesday’s WHO report, which was funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, comes on the same day as a shareholder vote on a $49bn merger between BAT and Reynolds American Incorporated, a deal that would make BAT the largest listed tobacco company in the world
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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Form 8-K     CURRENT REPORT

On July 19, 2017, Reynolds American Inc., referred to as RAI, held its special meeting of shareholders, referred to as the Special Meeting, in connection with the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of January 16, 2017, as it and the plan of merger co
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:45
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[Asia, India] GST impact on cigarettes: ITC stock falls most in 25 years, market cap plunges by Rs 50,000 cr

The stock closed 12.63% down to Rs 284.60 on BSE and ITC lost nearly Rs 50,000 crore in market capitalisation. The share prices of other cigarette manufacturers such as Godfrey Phillips India, which counts Philip Morris International as an investor, fell
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:58
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ITIC: A Foundation Directly Sponsored by Transnational Tobacco Companies

The International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) is a U.S.-based non-profit research and education organization... ITIC’s main sponsors are large multinational corporations from the oil, alcohol and tobacco industries. ITIC’s sponsors include all of the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:56
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[India] Industry front group dumps Big Tobacco

The International Tax and Investment Centre (ITIC) has announced that it will no longer accept sponsorship from tobacco companies or permit their representatives to sit on its board. This follows a campaign in 2016, led by the Tax Justice Network, ASH (U
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:56
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KEN NEUMANN APPOINTED IPCPR PRESIDENT

Kenneth P. Neumann is the new president of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR). Neumann succeeds Craig Cass and began his two year term on Friday. He has been on the IPCPR executive board since 2009 and began serving on
HalfWheel
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Control Plan - NNA response

a world leader in its pragmatic approach to vaping, a pragmatism which has led to very significant numbers of smokers in the U.K. switching to the much safer alternative. Perhaps the omission is because the U.K. Government doesn't deserve to make that cl
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:20
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