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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Oxford Economics rejects bias claims over tobacco studies

again rejected claims that its tobacco trade reports were flawed given funding from industry giant Philip Morris. With the upcoming release later this year of the “Asia-16 Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2014” and given the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Allian
Manila Times (ph)
added Sep 30, 2015 17:09
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[Jamaica] Carreras regrets scholarships may be hit by pending tobacco restrictions

CIGARETTE distributor Carreras Ltd expressed regret that pending regulations aimed at curtailing its advertising and sponsorship could stop it from offering scholarships. It represents an area that benefits the general public from the company whose produ
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Politicos cautioned: beware of tobacco hand as polls near

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP)... “As candidates start preparing for the national elections, we expect tobacco makers to increase their influence over government and policy development by supporting some politicians. Let this come as a
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09
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Coca-Cola and the problem with industry-funded research

Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard - paid a pool of six board-certified otolaryngologists to testify in over 50 cases, using methods to support their testimony that researchers deemed unscientific. "By highlighting an exhaustive list of potential risk
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:09
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli appeals EU court decision on ‘unfair’ dismissal claim

Former European Commissioner files appeal, 'as his right', against EU court decision to reject his claim that former EC president Jose Barroso had required him to resign
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:45
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[Virginia] Costco Makes it Clear: Bulk Cigarette Buys to Be Scrutinized

new signs in its Virginia stores that say Costco requires tobacco purchasers show additional ID...after the News4 I-Team reported that Virginia tax officials were concerned about cigarette traffickers buying product from stores like Costco and Sams and se
NBCWashington.com
added Jul 25, 2015 21:23
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EDITORIAL: Chamber of death: America’s top business group promotes smoking

By attacking the kind of progressive measures that are commonplace in the United States, the chamber is trying to inflict on foreign consumers the outdated, dangerous mindset of the early 1960s.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 20, 2015 11:27
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CVS HEALTH TAKES ANOTHER BOLD STAND AGAINST TOBACCO BY DROPPING US CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP

We are proud to stand alongside companies like CVS Health who have staked their reputation on advancing the health and well-being of consumers. We congratulate our colleagues at CVS Health for their boldness and for serving as a shining example we hope o
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 8, 2015 15:22
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16
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[Alabama] BLUM: When it comes to cigarette tax, governments should use it right or lose it

the income from these sin taxes is a relative drop in the bucket compared to what we pay in the long run as a result of smoking-caused disease and disability. To end the smoking pandemic, governments should either dedicate a significant percentage of cig
AL.com
added Jun 24, 2015 15:55
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