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[Europe, UK] UNITAB

2.1 Financially Supported by the Tobacco Industry 2.2 Co-founder of Tobacco House 2.3 Part of Philip Morris International’s “3rd Party Coalition” 3 Lobbying Against the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 4 Lobbying against the EU Tobacco Product (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 01:00

[Belarus, Europe, Pakistan, UK] Black market tobacco figures spark dispute

The study was commissioned by the tobacco industry and it examines the black market not just in the UK but across the whole of the European Union. But the report has sparked a major controversy with anti-smoking lobby groups accusing the companies of fu
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:21

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, USA] The role of public law-based litigation in tobacco companies’ strategies in high-income, FCTC ratifying countries, 2004–14 [FREE FULL TEXT]

crucial that governments be aware that the litigation, arbitration and public relation strategies adopted by industry are intertwined. The new generation of regional trade agreements, such as Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the p
Journal of Public Health
added Jul 31, 2015 12:33

[Europe] All forms of smoking detrimental to cardiac health

"Electronic cigarettes may be moderately effective in helping smokers quit, but they need the same marketing restrictions as cigarettes to avoid uptake by young people and non-smokers," said Professor Joep Perk. The ESC advocates regulation of electronic
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 3, 2015 21:40

[Europe] All forms of smoking are bad for the heart

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) warn that all forms of smoking are bad for the heart. ESC prevention spokesperson Professor Joep Perk said, "Smoking of all types is still, without any competition, the strongest risk factor for cardiovascular d
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:24

[Eastern Europe, Europe, Gibraltar, UK] Taking the fight to cigarette smugglers

In addition to a close cooperation with EU member states, international partners and stakeholders, these agreements have been proven effective. Since 2006 the number of seized Philip Morris cigarettes has declined by 85% and other brands covered by the a
New Europe
added Jun 1, 2015 10:55

[Europe] Big tobacco firms accused of flooding foreign markets to encourage smuggling into UK to help their fight against tax rises

Report claims big companies oversupply countries to fuel illegal imports / Claims firms then pressure government to lower taxes on legal cigarettes / Leading tobacco industry figures strenuously deny report's allegations
This is Money (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:39

[Europe, UK] Illicit Tobacco: What is the Tobacco Industry Trying to Do? (PDF)

ASH also wants the UK Government to:  Sign and ratify the WHO Illicit Trade Protocol, as soon as possible  Introduce all the supply chain controls mandated under the Protocol and revised Tobacco Products Directive as soon as possible, including an effec
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:37
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[Europe, UK] The Two Faces of the Tobacco Industry Shouting about Illicit Trade While Still Complicit in it

Action on Smoking and Health strongly supports the HMRC and Border Force strategy for fighting illicit trade, but warns that if funding for enforcement is cut in the next Comprehensive Spending Review, the level of illicit trade will inevitably start to
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:33

[Europe] Big tobacco firms accused of flooding foreign markets to encourage smuggling into UK to help their fight against tax rises

(ASH) suggested that multinational tobacco companies send more products to some countries than there is demand. The pressure group claims this leads to some of the tobacco products being smuggled back to Britain, allowing the firms to lobby government for
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 31, 2015 11:46
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