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[Belgium] SATEL: Shameless Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Tries to Censor Researchers

“We hope that your participation in the GTNF 2016 programme was just a misunderstanding which will soon be rectified…” said a warning letter sent to participating researchers by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a major anti-smoking advocacy group in the U
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:24
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[Belgium, India] December 201: OPEN AND CLOSED: GTNF vs. COP7 (PDF)

On the cover: The 2016 Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum audience included representatives of the mainstream press, providing a stark contrast with the FCTC's seventh Conference of the Parties, which again banned the public from observing its procedure
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 1, 2017 18:32
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[Canada] NDP give update on tobacco industry lawsuit

Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley says the NDP government is pleased... The process around the Tory government’s decision to hire the International Tobacco Recovery Lawyers consortium as counsel on the case remains mired in controversy and under review, b
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 1, 2017 14:05
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Govt fails to disburse tobacco levy funds

Afforestation plans in Zimbabwe are in jeopardy after Treasury failed for two consecutive seasons to disburse US$13,2 million collected in tobacco levies meant for the cause, businessdigest has learnt.
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:42
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:30
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[Oklahoma] Billion-Dollar Tobacco Settlement Endowment Off-Limits for Teacher Raises

Miller said. "That's irresponsible. Those are not recurring revenue streams that will pay for a recurring expenditure." TSET manages roughly $1 billion. It and its annual earnings are spoken for.
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:34
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BOEHM: Safer Alternative to Smoking Can’t Call Itself a Safer Alternative to Smoking

Approving Swedish Match's application to pitch snus as a safer alternative to smoking would probably save American lives, but it would create more competition for Nicorette gum and other pharmaceutical stop-smoking products like Chantix. It's worth noting
Reason Magazine
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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[California] CalPERS votes to broaden ban on tobacco investments

The California Public Employees' Retirement System voted on Monday to broaden its restrictions on tobacco investments, opposing a recommendation by the pension fund's staff to reinvest in the controversial asset.
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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[California] CalPERS opts to keep ban on tobacco stocks

By one estimate, CalPERS has missed out on $3 billion in financial returns by refusing to buy tobacco stocks. But the pension giant decided Monday to stick with the ban despite a recommendation from its staff that the ban be relaxed.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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