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JT Group Sustainability Report FY2017

is now available. It includes some of the key contributions of JTI, its international tobacco business, in meeting the Group’s sustainability objectives. JTI’s most significant achievements over the past year include: 21,2% reduction in the Group’s ov
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:04
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[South Africa] ADD YOUR NAME TO THE CAPE TOWN DECLARATION

153 organizations from around the world have signed the Cape Town Declaration which asserts that: “the manufacture, marketing and sale of tobacco are incompatible with the human right to health,” and that it is “the obligation of States to address human
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:02
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GLANTZ: To minimize illicit tobacco trade, FDA should reject any partnership with the tobacco industry, reject industry estimates and exaggeration of illicit trade, and use the FCTC Protocol on Illicit Trade as a model to counter the supply side of illici

My colleagues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k2-93fq-mfpc. A PDF (including all the footnotes) is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:57
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Supreme Court Disciplines 3 South Florida Foreclosure Defense Lawyers, 11 Other Attorneys

Also suspended was Philip Maurice Gerson, a Miami attorney practicing since 1970, for violating bar rules governing conflicts of interest involving attorneys’ current and former clients in tobacco litigation.
Law.com
added May 30, 2018 16:38
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[Asia, Israel] Knesset approves crackdown on smoking in public places, but excludes itself

Israel on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on cigarette smoking, banning the practice from many public spaces including hospitals, justice courts, concerts and parking lots, including within ten meters from the entrance to any such place. Any gathe
Times of Israel (is)
added May 30, 2018 14:32
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#QuitBigTobacco: saying no to helping the tobacco industry’s dirty work

Quit Big Tobacco is an initiative of Vital Strategies. It is calling on non-profit organizations with health in their mission to pledge not to work with the tobacco industry and affiliated advertising agencies that aid and abet the industry’s effort to h
British Medical Journal
added May 28, 2018 16:13
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The Cigarette, The Batman, and The Youth: a History of Tobacco Regulations and Comic Books – Part V: Advocating for Industry Self-Regulation

U.S. has a long and relatively effective history of regulating tobacco advertisements in comic books. Regulating comic book smoking depictions, however, has a much shorter and less substantial history. The last post in this series addresses the future of
ComicCritter
added May 18, 2018 17:13
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[Netherlands] Dutch insurer NN Group to quit tobacco holdings

Dutch insurer NN Group will no longer invest in the tobacco industry and said on Thursday it aims to divest all tobacco-related holdings on its own accounts and in the funds of its asset manager within a year.
Reuters
added May 18, 2018 15:42
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[Mexico] European Commission prioritises tobacco, sacrifices global health in unhealthy trade negotiations with Latin America

The European Public Health Alliance, along with Latin American and global partners, has written today to the EU Trade Commissioner...we call on the EU to publicly change its stance, drop tobacco as an EU “Offensive Interest” in its negotiations with Merc
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added May 18, 2018 15:26
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