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[Africa, Uganda] Can tobacco growing pave way for livelihood crops?

WHO Report on status of tobacco production and trade in Africa indicates that crop diversification in the world's top tobacco producers can lower smoking rates in low-income countries, with about ninety percent of tobacco grown within low and middle incom
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:57
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‘Frivolous Lawsuit Conspiracy’ Whistleblowers Wanted, Potential $100,000 Reward

John Uustal...book, “Corporate Serial Killers,” he tells the story of his fight for a woman whose life was destroyed by smoking, and how the system conspired to deprive his ailing client of the money that could have saved her life, through a lung transpla
Whistleblower News Review
added Jun 1, 2018 14:57
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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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