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[Ethiopia, UK] LETTER: Questions around the candidacy of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for WHO DG

In 2016, the Ethiopian Government sold 40% of the shares in its tobacco monopoly...deal with JTI seems to have contravened Article 5·3 of [FCTC]...Tedros...was Health Minister from 2005 to 2012, and aims to be DG of WHO, I believe that he should have s
The Lancet (uk)
added May 25, 2017 01:03
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Tobacco: a threat to our oceans

Each year, 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered... This year’s Ocean Conference, 5-9 June, comes mere days after World No Tobacco Day 2017, the theme of which is “Tobacco – a threat to development”. This year’s theme recognizes tobacco’s widespread
UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
added May 25, 2017 00:34
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BANZHAF: Philip Morris Study Concludes: Stop Selling Tobacco ASAP

Allan Lerberg Jørgensen, Department Director, Human Rights and Development with the DIHR, stated they hoped their “input will enable PMI to better understand how the corporate responsibility to respect human rights applies to their business and take the
ValueWalk
added May 24, 2017 23:26
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The Ethicist: Should You Expose a Charity That Exploits Its Employees?

Given the steep price of cigarettes, would it have been unfriendly of me to offer my unused cigarettes to someone who couldn’t afford them? Seriously? Propping up the price of cigarettes is a good thing, because it discourages their consumption. The C.D.
New York Times
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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[California] Robert Lee Ahn Campaign Slams Jimmy Gomez for "Bait and Switch" on Medi-Cal Support From Prop. 56 Tobacco Tax

"It's typical of Sacramento politicians promising support for a popular ballot initiative only to renege on those promises and potentially hurt the people most in need of affordable healthcare," Ahn said. "Sacramento already cut Medi-Cal provider rates b
MarketWired
added May 24, 2017 01:27
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[UK] Big Tobacco lobby group quits smoking industry

International Tax and Investment Center... “The anti-tobacco campaigns became too great a distraction from ITIC’s mission, and this was a necessary step to safeguard ITIC’s reputation and ensure its long-term effectiveness,” Daniel Witt, president of ITIC
Financial Times (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:57
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[UK] Marlboro maker accused of using branded tins to sidestep plain packaging rules

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes has been accused of trying to sidestep new UK laws on plain packaging by rolling out durable tins that look just like ordinary cigarette packets. Philip Morris, one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, came under fir
The Guardian (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:45
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[California] SKELTON: Gov. Brown stiffed doctors, dentists and hospitals by not increasing provider fees with new tobacco tax money cigarettes

But Brown shrugged off the election result... The people he should listen to are the millions who voted for Proposition 56. He might keep some of their cynicism in check.
Los Angeles Times
added May 19, 2017 13:25
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[New York] Watch That Last Step Senator - It's a Lulu

When the Senate Health Committee voted in April for a bill restricting the use of e-cigarettes indoors, one of the bill's sponsors wasn't there for the meeting: state Sen. Patty Ritchie, who collects a $15,000 stipend as the committee's deputy vice chair.
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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[Europe, Malta] The Second OLAF Report on Dalli

the Maltese judiciary has made no progress in any of the cases concerning Dalli. One case concerning the tobacco bribes has been dragging in the local court for years, and the new facts reported by OLAF last summer do not seem to have prompted any concret
New Europe
added May 14, 2017 10:43
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