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JT awarded “Gold” and “Best Practice” in the PRIDE Index 2018 in Japan (PDF)

In the PRIDE Index 20181, formulated by the voluntary organization work with Pride (wwP)2, Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) was awarded the highest-ranked “Gold”, and was also selected as “Best Practice” by the wwP PRIDE Indicator Steering committee3.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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[Asia, China] Beijing to include illegal smoking into the citizen's credit record

Health authorities in Beijing will include illegal smoking behavior into citizens' credit record as part of the city's smoke-free Beijing campaign, reports the Beijing Youth Daily. In addition to publicly naming and shaming offenders, the Beijing Munici
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11
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Jones Day Employment Atty Gets DOJ Civil Rights Chief Job ($$)

Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
Law360
added Oct 12, 2018 15:57
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[Malawi] HOPKINSON: Tobacco smoke and environmental injustice

“My country, Malawi, has lost most of its forests to tobacco,” Paul Desanker, a manager in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change adaptation programme, told the eighth conference of parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control last w
British Medical Journal
added Oct 12, 2018 14:01
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BLANCHARD: Homelessness, Vaping and Fentanyl: Three More Examples of Bad Media Coverage of Drugs

. In different ways, the three articles below disparage drug users, discredit harm reductionists, and make damaging alarmist claims... The author, Sheila Kaplan, mischaracterizes event speaker Dr. Bernhard-Michael Mayer as an “industry advocate,” when in
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] Experts threaten public health body over link to drink industry

Hundreds of top academics have threatened to stop advising Public Health England unless it abandons plans to work with the alcohol industry... Leading experts in drinking, smoking, obesity and cancer, whose work underpins official policies, say they are l
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:27
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8: Spotlight on environment in tobacco control talks in Geneva

Tobacco control efforts must begin to prioritize strategies to combat the destructive impacts of tobacco not only on public health, but also on the environment and sustainable development, said senior officials at the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:38
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[Europe] Financial Sector Pledges To Stop Funding Tobacco Industry

A number of financial institutions have joined forces with public health leaders to fill in the “missing piece” of the puzzle and put an end to providing financing, insurance and investment to the tobacco industry....The “Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge” was
EurActiv
added Oct 9, 2018 19:34
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Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint mirrors entire countries — cost of cigarettes should reflect the environmental damage, WHO says

there are now more smokers than ever before, in absolute numbers. Overall, 933 million people smoked every day in 2015, 80% of which are men. To meet this demand, six trillion cigarettes are manufactured each year — that’s a lot of tobacco. According to
ZME Science
added Oct 9, 2018 17:23
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[Australia] JAQUES: Smoke and mirrors on issue funding won’t deter critics

Asked why they had removed the founding sponsors’ logos from their website, ATHRA Chair Colin Mendelsohn reportedly said it had been done on legal advice and not to “reduce transparency.” However the website of the e-cigarette maker, which offers an onli
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Oct 8, 2018 23:14
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