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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging law a threat to local tobacco industry

HLIB Research said Phillip Morris Asia Ltd's failure to get the Plain Packaging Law overturned at the permanent court of arbitration, is a negative to the local tobacco industry. While the research house expects the pie of smokers within the legal tobacc
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL Long-ago blast demonstrates the necessity of regulations

It happened July 17, 1891, when a load of nitroglycerin and dynamite being hauled on a wagon on East Maiden Street blew up. ... Think about it. Nitroglycerin. Dynamite. Hay. And a cigar. What could have possibly gone wrong? One hesitates to say “never,
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[Africa, India] Group seeks probe of Nigerian delegation to treaty talks on tobacco

ERA/FoEN made the call following a Reuters’ investigation released recently, which revealed that Philip Morris International (PMI) had been running a secret global campaign to undermine the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 18, 2017 14:17
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The Pharmaceuticalization of the Tobacco Industry

Transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) aggressively promote smoking in low- and middle-income countries but have also diversified their product lines to include more socially acceptable alternative nicotine products...This pursuit of new, standardized, de
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Jul 18, 2017 14:05
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[UK, North Carolina] Reynolds prepares for shareholder vote on sale to BAT

A shareholder vote expected locally for almost 13 years arrives Wednesday. At 9 a.m., Reynolds American Inc. shareholders will determine whether to accept $54.5 billion... Simultaneously, BAT shareholders will vote on whether to approve the purchase and
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2017 13:46
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[Asia, India] Sirsa gives proof of ill-effects of hookah smoking to NGT

Sirsa today submitted evidence to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairman on the disastrous effects of hookah smoking on health and environment. During a hearing as desired by the NGT for submission of evidence of the ill-effects of hookah smoking, the
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:53
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[Oklahoma] Groups weigh in on cigarette 'fee' legal challenge

Cigarette companies and others have filed a legal challenge to the measure, Senate Bill 845, in the Oklahoma Supreme Court. ... The National Association of Manufacturers, the Texas-based McLane Company, the Oklahoma State Medical Association and the Campa
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jul 18, 2017 02:45
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[Asia] BIG TOBACCO CO.'S LOBBYING TACTICS IN ISRAEL EXPOSED

3: Use Philip Morris’ database of more than 60,000 adult smokers to reach consumers and create a public debate through the media “to influence MPs,” or members of parliament. As a result the Israeli bans on advertising and ingredients did not go through
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 18, 2017 02:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] NTB farmers pin hopes on tobacco bill for welfare

The West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) administration, along with local tobacco farmers, has expressed hope that a controversial draft bill on the tobacco industry currently under deliberation at the House of Representatives will protect farmers’ welfare. The adm
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:14
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[California] VIDEO: Talking With The Woman Behind The San Francisco Flavored Tobacco Ban

Roland Martin talks with San Francisco’s District 10 Supervisor Malia Cohen about the recently passed legislation that bans flavored tobacco sales in the city.
BlackAmericaWeb.com
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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