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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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International Labour Organization forced to address conflict of interest

the International Labour Organization (ILO) will decide shortly whether it, too, will finally sever ties with Big Tobacco. The decision, set to come at its governing body meeting at the end of October, could close one of the tobacco industry’s last-remain
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:41
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LIBERMAN: Comment on Derek Yach’s Lancet article Foundation for a smoke-free world

My paper does not support Yach’s assertion. The paper, submitted in September 2011, was a reflection on the early life of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the [FCTC]. In the second paragraph of that paper, I wrote that:
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:52
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LETTER TO government members of the ILO Governing Body (PDF)

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) instituting the strongest possible policies to prohibit cooperation and public-private partn
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:28
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Pressure on ILO to stop taking funds from Big Tobacco

Nearly 200 organisations and individuals from around the world urged the International Labour Organization Monday to stop taking money from tobacco companies and to sever all ties with the industry. In a letter addressed to ILO's governing body members,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:24
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Calls on International Labor Organization to Drop the Tobacco Industry

A letter from nearly 200 public health organizations, labor rights groups and others sent to members of the ILO governing body this week describes how tobacco companies victimize farmers and other workers through practices including unfair pricing strate
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:08
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[Australia] BARNSLEY/WALTERS: Filters: a cigarette engineering hoax that harms both smokers and the environment

We must not mislead Australians about a “safer” cigarette. There isn’t one. But without filters, the number of lethal lung cancers may be reduced, more smokers would quit because of the harsh taste, and fewer young people would start smoking.
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:13
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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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[UK] YACH: Foundation for a smoke-free world

What drives me to action and to accept this challenge is the massive, unprecedented potential to join a global effort to accelerate the decline in tobacco deaths and to prove wrong those who still project a billion smoking-related deaths this century. Th
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:38
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[UK] DAUBE/MOODIE/McKEE: Towards a smoke-free world? Philip Morris International's new Foundation is not credible [Free Full Text]

This latest initiative changes nothing. Tobacco companies will continue to lie and deceive. They will continue to seek and find researchers and others—“lobbyists, door-openers, strategists, spin doctors”25—who are willing to accept money and work with an
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:36
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