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[Asia] ARORA: As India waits for proof, 3500 succumb to tobacco daily

The parliamentary committee's observations and leniency towards the tobacco industry stakeholders does not bode well for the health of our nation and public health advocates strongly demand that health warnings should be enforced without any further dela
Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 06:00
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[Asia, India] 'Double standard' BJP wrong to demand more time on tobacco consumption decision: Sibal

Congress leader Kapil Sibal said on Thursday that it reflected the BJP's double standards. "They have (Charan) their own 'beedi business' and obviously the sale of beedi will have to be increased. And, Modi ji will continue with his silence," he said.
Business Standard (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:29
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[Asia, India] Beedi 'smoking gun' on Parliament panel

A parliamentary panel that has asked the health ministry to keep in abeyance a plan to expand the size of pictorial warnings against tobacco includes a BJP member of parliament who has financial stakes in the beediindustry.
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 14:33
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[Asia] Smoketeers Investing in Empire of Death Instead of Modi's Make in India Must Face Fire

CHAWLA: But for Gupta, Gandhi and Sarmah, no indigenous evidence exists linking cancer with tobacco use. It is evident that this putrid perception arises from their business activities, since two of them are in the tobacco industry. It begs the ethical qu
New Indian Express (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:28
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[New York] Albany County plan to shelve tobacco displays raises legal issues

Nichols has sharply criticized McCoy for accepting more than $10,000 in campaign contributions from lobbyists that represent tobacco companies and from Rite Aid...would bar retail stores with pharmacies from displaying "any Tobacco Product in a manner tha
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Apr 4, 2015 12:47
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[Arkansas] BRANTLEY: What's that smell? Big tobacco's move on vaping

This subchapter and the rules and other actions of the Arkansas Tobacco Control Board shall preempt the enactment and enforcement of any county...: I'm informed it's only a pre-emption on efforts to regulate sale, not use. I've also since learned of heav
Arkansas Times
added Apr 3, 2015 22:11
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[Asia, India, USA] KOTHARI/RAVI: Conflicts of interest between government and tobacco industry is bad

The tobacco industry’s influence on scientific research as well as government regulation and policy is an important part of the tobacco story.... The recent pack warnings debacle is a stark example of the vested interests of the tobacco industry coming i
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:44
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[Nevada] JOYCE: Transparency on hiring outside counsel can boost economy

since the tobacco settlement, many state attorneys general, including Nevada's, have hired outside contingency-fee lawyers that not-so-coincidentally also happened to be campaign contributors. Current Louisiana Attorney General "Buddy" Caldwell is so braz
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Apr 1, 2015 19:25
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[UK] Call for east Runcorn MP to explain 'coincidence' of donation and absence from plain packaging vote

East Runcorn MP Graham Evans has defended his absence from a key vote on plain cigarette packaging after his Labour rival called on him to explain the ‘coincidence’ of a £5,000 donation he received from a body with a link to the Tobacco Manufacturers Asso
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:29
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[Africa, Kenya, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO calls tobacco firms 'cockroaches' after failed MPs retreat

(WHO) has ridiculed plans by cigarette manufacturers in Kenya to fly some local politicians to a beach resort for a “sensitisation retreat”. The cigarette makers are fighting stiff anti-smoking regulations that the ministry of health has proposed. Head
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:07
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