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[UK] MAYNARD/EVANS-REEVES: Flower shows and festivals: tobacco industry hospitality and MP voting

the issue of tobacco industry funding remains a contentious one; if the thousands spent on MPs at the tobacco industry’s expense did have an impact on voting behaviour, then this is yet another way that the tobacco industry is managing to undermine Articl
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:27

Members of UK Parliament Opposed to Plain Packaging

The following MPs have spoken out against plain packaging regulation. The majority of the following quotes were cited in the media following the Government’s 2015 announcement. Some of those who spoke out are known to have taken tobacco company hospitali (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:36

Florida law would limit jury awards in tobacco lawsuits

“If you end up suing tobacco, call it $10 million on 4,000 cases, they’ve already paid billions of dollars. They’re going to go out of business.”... “I got involved because I think it’s the right thing to do,”...records show that Richter received about $
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Mar 15, 2015 11:09

[Europe, Malta] Olaf Director General Giovanni Kessler expected to testify in Silvio Zammit case on Tuesday

The European Commission's anti-fraud agency Director General Giovanni Kessler and his team is expected to testify Tuesday in the case against Silvio Zammit, who is accused of bribery and trading in influence for changes to the EU's tobacco directives whe
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 14, 2015 11:49

Tobacco Corporations Buy Political Influence

Action on Smoking and Health’s 2014 Campaign Contribution Map shows just how pervasive tobacco money is in politics...which allows you to click on your home district and see how much money your Member of Congress and Senators have accepted this election
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:58

Political Contribution Map

the ASH 2014 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map highlights just how pervasive tobacco money is in politics... Check out our map to see how much your state representative has received from tobacco corporations in the 2013-2014 election cycle.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:55

[Australia] Plain Packaging in the UK: Opposition Following January 2015 Announcement

tobacco companies, their associates and supporters have publicly increased their campaign against plain packaging using arguments that there is no evidence it will work, that it will have detrimental impacts on the illicit tobacco trade and business and t (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:21

[UK] Plain cigarette packaging: One in four MPs who opposed measures have declared links to tobacco industry

At least seven further MPs who abstained on the vote have also accepted gifts and hospitality from tobacco firms since 2008, including Philip Hammond, the foreign secretary. A majority of 254 voted in favour of the controversial measure, which will take
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:17

[Kentucky] STEWART: Top Ky. senators weasel out of anti-smoking vote

Northern Kentucky senators are taking the lead in holding up this legislation. Sen. Chris McDaniel of Taylor Mill is a key vote on the Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee. Sen. Damon Thayer of Georgetown is a member of Senate leader
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Mar 3, 2015 13:13

The revision of the 2014 European tobacco products directive: an analysis of the tobacco industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’ [FREE FULL TEXT]

Article 5.3 was not consistently applied by non-health Directorates of the European Commission, while the tools of the Smart Regulation appear to have facilitated TTC access to, and influence on, the 2014 TPD. The use of third parties undermines Article 5
Tobacco Control
added Feb 24, 2015 15:01
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