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[Ireland] Reilly to restrict tenders from firms linked to tobacco group

Reilly is taking steps to prevent any firm which has a contract with a tobacco group from tendering to work for bodies under his remit, among them the child and family agency Tusla. The development comes on foot of the Minister’s disquiet that solicitors
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:07

[UK] ARCHIVE: MONBIOT: How Big Tobacco's lobbyists get what they want from the media

most prominent is the Institute of Economic Affairs. Like most groups of this kind, it refuses to disclose its funding. But there's a trail... By pure coincidence, the institute has fiercely defended the tobacco companies from efforts to regulate their pr
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:02

[UK] Developing Policy on Contact with the Tobacco Industry (PDF)

A formal policy will ensure that staff and partner organisations understand their responsibilities. It will provide transparency for local residents and protect the council from criticism over unnecessary engagement with the tobacco industry. It will al
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:22
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[Australia, UK] Experts debate smoking ban in outdoor public spaces

Writing in the British Medical Journal, former Labour Health Minister Lord Darzi and others argue it would encourage people to make healthier lifestyle choices...Prof Simon Chapman of the University of Sydney called the idea "paternalistic".
BBC Online
added Feb 26, 2015 08:48

SIEGEL: The Misbegotten Crusade Against E-Cigarettes / ‘Long term e-cigarette use can substantially decrease cigarette consumption in smokers not willing to quit.’

This is a tremendous lost opportunity. Vaping technology—or something like it that may be developed—has the potential to be one of the greatest antismoking breakthroughs. I would hate to see its promise wasted because of misinformation by the very public
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 25, 2015 09:57

[Ireland] Irish Cancer Society to reject donations from Arthur Cox

it will no longer accept any corporate donations from Arthur Cox, the legal firm acting for tobacco giant Japan Tobacco in threatened court action against the State to block plain cigarette packs. The Irish Cancer Society said it had received €20,000 in b
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:54

PODCAST: BMJ talk medicine: The 2014 European Tobacco Products Directive and the industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’

Becky Freeman, TC assistant editor, talks to Silvy Peeters, University of Bath, about her paper - The Revision of the 2014 European Tobacco Products Directive: An Analysis of the Tobacco Industry’s Attempts to ‘break the health silo’
added Feb 24, 2015 15:07

[Indonesia, Switzerland] Gaius Publius: Tobacco Deaths, TPP and the “Trade” Courts

Gaius Publius, a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States and frequent contributor to DownWithTyranny, digby, Truthout, Americablog, and Naked Capitalism
Naked Capitalism (blog)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:46

[Ireland] Reilly: Inappropriate for legal firm to represent tobacco firms and state agencies

said it is not appropriate for legal firm Arthur Cox to represent tobacco firms and State agencies under the aegis of his Department. Mr Reilly is currently reviewing the relationship between the State’s child and family agency Tulsa and the solicitor fi
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:47

[Asia, Korea - South] Lawmakers under fire for cheap tobacco plan

The Saenuri Party faces public criticism for its reported move to introduce cheap, low-quality tobacco products to soothe low earners’ discontent over January’s 80 percent hike in cigarrette prices.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:29
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