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[India] Tobacco industry and front groups pump up their propaganda for COP7

The tobacco industry is very angry that the Conference of the Parties (COP) is using Article 5.3 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to protect the policy-making process from industry interference. The industry has hijacked the “public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:28
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[Asia, India] Transparency, Yes. Interference, No.

We cannot sit at the negotiating table with the people who caused this global disaster because one thing is crystal clear - this industry lies. ...we will be making documents available, we will be briefing journalists and we will publicize our decisions.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:21
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[UK] Groups demand tobacco lobbyist stops claiming links

The International Tax and Investment Center, which describes itself as a “non-profit research and educational organisation” that gives clients “a seat at the policymaking table”, has claimed on its website to “work closely” with the World Bank. It also l
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:17

Corporate Responsibility

ITG Brands is a responsible company operating in a highly regulated industry that makes, sells and distributes tobacco products for adult smokers. We include in this Corporate Responsibility section information and links you might find useful.
ITG Brands (Imperial Tobacco)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:26

[India] BATE: Illicit tobacco driving terror financing across Africa and beyond

The US State Department recently cited tobacco smuggling as one of the leading funding mechanisms for terrorist groups like ISIS... At the very least WHO should ensure that all competent experts on illicit tobacco inform its decisions. By cutting out big
Free Market Foundation (sa)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:58

Who Wins if California Voters Tax E-Cigarettes?

But taxes will not affect just big tobacco companies. A number of small vape shops have closed since Pennsylvania’s new 40 percent tax on the wholesale price of e-cigarettes, also called vape pens, went into effect on Oct. 1. At Vegas Vapes in Bryn Mawr
New York Times
added Nov 6, 2016 23:32


One of the main red flags regarding this amendment is that it has been largely designed and funded by one of Big Tobacco’s dominating forces, R. J. Reynolds...devised by Big Tobacco, for Big Tobacco, and will ultimately benefit, you guessed it, Big Tobacc
The Current (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:57

[India] Scientists urge Centre for policy to help quit smoking

have urged him to favour policies that are facilitary rather than obstructive to smoking cessation environment by providing high quality and safe options to smokers in their effort to quit smoking. The two scientists said countries like Britain, the US,
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:02

[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Child labor on Indonesia's tobacco farms

July Eping is one of many children in Indonesia who work with tobacco. It's dangerous and illegal work. But their families are poor, and everyone has to help with the harvesting, drying and sorting.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:56

[Colorado] PLUNKETT: What cigarettes tell us about rigged systems

Big Tobacco pumped nearly $20 million into the race to defeat Amendment 72, you have to admit that cigarettes are among the most corrupting and dangerous examples...Talk about something being rigged: ...we ought to remember that it is our corporate cultur
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 5, 2016 14:04
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