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International Labour Organization forced to address conflict of interest

the International Labour Organization (ILO) will decide shortly whether it, too, will finally sever ties with Big Tobacco. The decision, set to come at its governing body meeting at the end of October, could close one of the tobacco industry’s last-remain
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:41
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[Malawi] Tobacco workers to ILO: Quit tobacco industry

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: I am writing to you on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of farmers in Malawi trying to make a living out of growing tobacco. We wish to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:50
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[Africa] New Report Indicts Tobacco Firms on Kids Smoking Across Nigeria

in Abuja presented a national research that shows how tobacco companies strategically situate tobacco products and advertisements near primary and secondary schools with the aim of enticing kids to experiment smoking. The research work titled Big Tobacco
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:44
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco coys recruit pupils to succeed ageing adult smokers –Report

A National research titled “Big Tobacco: Tiny Targets” has accused tobacco companies of targeting young Nigerians in primary and secondary schools for recruitment into smoking to make them succeed the dwindling number of adult and ageing smokers in Nigeri
Daily Trust (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:33
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KOZLOWSKI: George Orwell and the ethics of dealing in or dealing with cigarettes

But individuals can make moral decisions about the ethics of how they participate ...All of the players in the business of dealing in or dealing with cigarettes should think less about ‘business as usual’ and more about taking action as soon as possible
Hektoen International Journal
added Oct 18, 2017 15:32
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[UK] LETTER: Condemning industry attempts to subvert public policy for a tobacco-free world

The best way to tackle the smoking epidemic and achieve a smoke-free world is by implementing policies set out in the WHO FCTC—not by engaging with an industry whose disingenuousness shows it cannot be trusted with people's health.
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:41
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[UK] YACH: Foundation for a smoke-free world

What drives me to action and to accept this challenge is the massive, unprecedented potential to join a global effort to accelerate the decline in tobacco deaths and to prove wrong those who still project a billion smoking-related deaths this century. Th
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:38
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[UK] DAUBE/MOODIE/McKEE: Towards a smoke-free world? Philip Morris International's new Foundation is not credible [Free Full Text]

This latest initiative changes nothing. Tobacco companies will continue to lie and deceive. They will continue to seek and find researchers and others—“lobbyists, door-openers, strategists, spin doctors”25—who are willing to accept money and work with an
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:36
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LIBERMAN: Comment on Derek Yach’s Lancet article Foundation for a smoke-free world

My paper does not support Yach’s assertion. The paper, submitted in September 2011, was a reflection on the early life of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the [FCTC]. In the second paragraph of that paper, I wrote that:
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:52
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[Australia] Is Philip Morris' plan for a smoke-free future just a smoke screen?

In new ABC podcast How Do You Sleep At Night?, the head of corporate affairs for Philip Morris in Australia and New Zealand, Patrick Muttart, says he welcomes the scepticism this claim brings. "I welcome the questioning because it gives us an opportunit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:41
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