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Organizations Around the World Call on International Labour Organization to Sever Ties with Tobacco

joined over 100 health, development, labor, and corporate accountability organizations around the world in calling on the International Labour Organization (ILO) – a United Nations (UN) agency – to finally cut ties with the tobacco industry. The announcem
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2018 13:15
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Pressure builds on ILO to cut tobacco ties

More than 100 groups urged the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to stop taking money from tobacco companies as the UN body prepared on Wednesday to once again debate the controversial issue.
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:29
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Juul Offered To Pay Schools As Much As $20,000 To Blame Vaping On Peer Pressure

The country’s biggest vape company tried to fix a problem it created by shopping around a vaping prevention program that encouraged “mindfulness” and meditation as an alternative to e-cigarettes.
BuzzFeed
added Nov 1, 2018 00:05
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Recycle that: Many household items find surprising new lives

Pittsburgh, New Orleans, San Francisco and dozens of other cities, partnering with TerraCycle, are finding it worthwhile to collect and process old cigarette butts and packaging, which is shredded, separating the ash, tobacco and paper from the plastic fi
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 31, 2018 21:05
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Open Letter to the ILO Governing Body

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: The expiration of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) contract with Japan Tobacco International – the organization’s last contract with the tobacco industry – this December creates an opportun
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 30, 2018 23:20
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[UK] MITCHELL: Philip Morris’ cigarette ad – a classic case of smokes and mirrors

So, by implication, the firm is still keen to sell cigarettes in other parts of the world, where the public is perhaps less conscious of their life-shortening effects. But in the UK, the jig is up and so the company is hoping to find other pointless addi
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 22:46
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WHO says air pollution kills 600,000 children every year

Parents should try to avoid household air pollution by using less polluting fuels for cooking and heating and not smoking but to reduce child exposure to ambient pollution they should need to lobby politicians to clean up the environment, WHO experts sai
Reuters
added Oct 30, 2018 22:01
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Alert: Public Health Implications of Electronic Cigarette Waste ($$)

American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 30, 2018 21:39
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E-cigarette policy should consider environmental effects, expert says

Each stage of the e-cigarette product lifecycle, including mining, manufacturing, using and disposing, could pose a potential environmental harm, wrote Yogi Hale Hendlin of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of Califor
Reuters
added Oct 30, 2018 20:44
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CHAPMAN: Is Big Tobacco really trying to get out of tobacco?

Addiction published a letter signed by 6 high profile researchers, each with histories of working with tobacco companies...There is a very extensive research literature (eg here) that shows a consistent association between industry funding and research fi
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Oct 27, 2018 20:19
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