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Tobacco-Free Kids Statement on Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015

This legislation would give the CPSC the authority to require the use of child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine containers sold to consumers, a requirement that would take effect 180 days after enactment. The CPSC currently requires such packaging
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 24, 2015 11:30
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United States Chamber of Commerce: Blowing Smoke for Big Tobacco

With deep ties to the tobacco industry, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been working to derail tobacco control rules and undermine life-saving policies in dozens of countries around the world, according to a new report released today by a coalition of pu
Public Citizen
added Jul 17, 2015 11:28
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U.S. Chamber Interference in Countries’ Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use: Country Case Studies

The U.S. Chamber and its European AmCham affiliates, expressing many of the same arguments used by the tobacco industry, intervened at a number of points during TPD negotiations arguing that proposed measures such as standardized packaging (also known as
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Jul 16, 2015 13:23
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Blowing Smoke for Big Tobacco (PDF)

In light of the U.S. Chamber’s work on behalf of multinational tobacco companies and the organization’s well-documented history of working against the public interest across a variety of sectors, this report concludes that governments must: 1. Reject the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Jul 16, 2015 13:20
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Blowing Smoke for Big Tobacco / U.S. Chamber of Commerce Fights Life-Saving Measures

This report and the case studies below provide additional information about more than a dozen instances in which the U.S. Chamber and local American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) affiliates have intervened on behalf of some of the world’s biggest tobacco c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Jul 16, 2015 13:16
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New Report Details How U.S. Chamber of Commerce Helps Tobacco Industry Fight Life-Saving Policies in Over a Dozen Countries

shows that the U.S. Chamber’s pro-tobacco activities span the globe and often target low- and middle-income countries vulnerable to bullying by the economic might of the leading U.S. business lobby. These countries include Burkina Faso, El Salvador, Jamai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 16, 2015 13:14
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[Ukraine] LETTER from Health Groups to Members of the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (PDF)

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce harms all American businesses when it fails to recognize the uniqueness of tobacco products that cause death and disease when used as intended and the difference between the harmful behavior of the tobacco industry and America
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2015 16:42
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Health Groups Urge U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board Members to Withdraw if Chamber Doesn’t End Global Lobbying for Tobacco Industry

“The U.S. Chamber’s pro-tobacco work harms health around the world and does not serve the interests of the American business community,” the five health groups wrote in letters sent to the more than 100 companies and organizations on the U.S. Chamber’s B
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2015 16:30
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Moldova Enacts Historic Law to Fight Tobacco Use, Resisting Pressure from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

a bold and comprehensive law ...enacted despite years of opposition from the tobacco industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The new law will help Moldova fulfill its obligations under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:41
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New WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic should spur governments to action

is a resounding call for governments to take action to reduce tobacco use by implementing proven policies to reduce tobacco use, the world’s leading cause of preventable death...raising tobacco taxes is the most effective way to reduce tobacco use and sav
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:20
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