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[California, Nevada] Raley’s Moves to Make All Check Stands “Better For You”

In 2015, Raley’s eliminated tobacco products from stores. These decisions are in response to customers' increased interest in food and greater concerns about their health than ever before. These improvements in the shopping experience are based on Raley’
Business Wire
added Nov 15, 2016 21:00
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[District of Columbia] Statement of Robin Koval, CEO & President, Truth Initiative On the Deceptive Marketing of Natural American Spirit Cigarettes

We commend Breathe DC for filing a lawsuit...We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduce the harm associated with smoking because they mistakenly perceive 'additive-free' or 'organic' cigarettes t
PR Newswire
added Nov 14, 2016 23:22
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[District of Columbia] truth initiative applauds action to hold maker of american spirit accountable

breathe DC filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court on Monday against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company for deceptive marketing. “We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduces the harm associated wi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 14, 2016 20:00
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[Asia, India] #FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ at the UN’s #WHO tobacco control meeting

The official reason cited was that some of the public spectators might have ties to the tobacco industry. But independent observers such as economist Roger Bate say the UN outfit “has made clear that journalists, the public, the affected parties — pretty
EU Reporter (uk)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[India] BATE: Illicit tobacco driving terror financing across Africa and beyond

The US State Department recently cited tobacco smuggling as one of the leading funding mechanisms for terrorist groups like ISIS... At the very least WHO should ensure that all competent experts on illicit tobacco inform its decisions. By cutting out big
Free Market Foundation (sa)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:58
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[India] Tobacco industry and front groups pump up their propaganda for COP7

The tobacco industry is very angry that the Conference of the Parties (COP) is using Article 5.3 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to protect the policy-making process from industry interference. The industry has hijacked the “public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:28
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[Asia, India] Transparency, Yes. Interference, No.

We cannot sit at the negotiating table with the people who caused this global disaster because one thing is crystal clear - this industry lies. ...we will be making documents available, we will be briefing journalists and we will publicize our decisions.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:21
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Corporate Responsibility

ITG Brands is a responsible company operating in a highly regulated industry that makes, sells and distributes tobacco products for adult smokers. We include in this Corporate Responsibility section information and links you might find useful.
ITG Brands (Imperial Tobacco)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:26
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[UK] Groups demand tobacco lobbyist stops claiming links

The International Tax and Investment Center, which describes itself as a “non-profit research and educational organisation” that gives clients “a seat at the policymaking table”, has claimed on its website to “work closely” with the World Bank. It also l
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:17
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[Asia, India] World Health Organization in need of intensive care / World Taxpayers Funding Failing International Organization (PDF)

Given the FCTC’s expense to taxpayers, attacks on journalists and the public at large, and wrongheaded policy decisions, perhaps these countries are on the right track. It would be better to starve the FCTC of funds and watch it disappear than allow it
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
added Nov 7, 2016 15:42
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