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[UK] LETTER: Condemning industry attempts to subvert public policy for a tobacco-free world

The best way to tackle the smoking epidemic and achieve a smoke-free world is by implementing policies set out in the WHO FCTC—not by engaging with an industry whose disingenuousness shows it cannot be trusted with people's health.
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:41
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[Australia] Is Philip Morris' plan for a smoke-free future just a smoke screen?

In new ABC podcast How Do You Sleep At Night?, the head of corporate affairs for Philip Morris in Australia and New Zealand, Patrick Muttart, says he welcomes the scepticism this claim brings. "I welcome the questioning because it gives us an opportunit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:41
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APFEL: Reframing for 'redemption' the Phillip Morris International’s Foundation, for a Smoke-Free world

In this case, I would suggest that the FCTC itself could be the vehicle. PMI could make a voluntary donation (perhaps through a Member State) as a way of acknowledging previous wrongdoing (e.g., see interference with the FCTC process described in Reuters
The News Minute (in)
added Oct 7, 2017 08:01
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Open Letter from 115 health groups to PMI [latest update September 20, 2017 at 5:43 p.m]

In 1954, Philip Morris promised to “stop business tomorrow” if it became apparent that cigarettes are harmful to health. This promise was repeated for decades, most recently in 1997 by Philip Morris CEO Geoffrey Bible, who responded to the question “What
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:05
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[UK] Health minister stubs out tobacco lobbyists

Catherine Byrne, a junior minister at the Department of Health, has refused to meet tobacco lobbyists... A recent lobbying return by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (Itmac) noted it had been rebuffed by Byrne after seeking a meeting in
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52
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Small changes, big impact: how to reduce waste in your daily life

During Zero Waste Week, here are ways you can reduce your impact on the environment:...Quit smoking: cigarette butts are the most commonly discarded item worldwide, and they are considered toxic waste, damaging water supplies and making their way into the
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2017 11:59
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Smoke and mirrors? Experts divide over Australia's e-cigarettes ban

Feelings are running high over the value of vaping, which is being examined by a parliamentary inquiry. Does it really have health benefits or is it just another way for big tobacco to keep its profits up?
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:55
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VIDEO: New ads accuse Big Tobacco of targeting soldiers and people with mental illness

Truth Initiative, a leading tobacco-control nonprofit, has bought TV ads to run this Sunday during MTV’s Music Awards that accuse tobacco companies of purposely targeting mentally ill people and U.S. soldiers. The ads focus on this stark but little know
Washington Post
added Aug 24, 2017 14:43
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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[Europe, Malta] New film claims John Dalli unsuccessfully tried to obtain info about alleged conspiracy against him

The documents allegedly included incriminating evidence "exposing how John Dalli was to be eliminated" from the European Commission through a conspiracy involving then Commission president José Manuel Barroso and the EU’s anti-fraud-agency head, Giovanni
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 30, 2017 11:57
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