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[Europe, UK] EU tobacco directive faces lawsuit

The UK’s leading electronic cigarette manufacturer, Totally Wicked, has launched a legal challenge to the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) on the grounds that Article 20 of the Directive breaches EU law...the directive will be a disproportionate impe
EurActiv
added Aug 22, 2014 07:11
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[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01
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[Ireland] Irish Cancer Society accuses tobacco companies of enabling illegal trade

Kathleen O'Meara, head of advocacy and communications with the ICS, said: "The level of contraband cigarettes coming into Ireland strongly suggests that Big Tobacco is deliberately flooding low-tax economies with their own brands which then mysteriously
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Aug 22, 2014 06:46
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Why Baseball Has Never Been Able to Quit Tobacco

Thanks to a renewed interest in the crop in the 19th century, the tobacco trade was booming in America when the first official rules for baseball were written in 1845. By the turn of the century, the Blackwell Tobacco Company, whose marketing tactics are
Men’s Journal
added Aug 21, 2014 22:10
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[Indonesia] Keep Asian Games tobacco-free, say NGOs

“The OCA should not allow their well-respected and globally recognized organization to be ‘used’ by the tobacco industry in their bid to promote their deadly products among the youth, by using a prestigious sporting event, such as the Asian Games,” SEATC
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:08
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To African Govts: Prosperous Tobacco Farmer Stories A Myth

ERA/FoEN said the call had become urgent in view of the increase in tempo of visibility events organised by cigarette makers and leaf buyers through the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) and its allies in different countries in the last two
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:06
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[Europe, UK] Blackburn e-cigarette firm fuming over new EU rules

Totally Wicked is mounting a legal challenge to proposed European Union restrictions on electronic cigarettes. The Shadsworth Business Park firm has been given permission to challenge Brussels’ Tobacco Products Directive at the EU’s Court of Justice.
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:51
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[UK] What's New on TobaccoTactics?

What's New on TobaccoTactics? 13 August 2014: The second UK Consultation on plain packaging of tobacco products ended 7 August 2014. View our list of third parties to stay up-to-date on on the organisations and people opposing plain packaging and their l
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:24
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[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15
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[Japan] Tokyo Governor Takes on Big Tobacco to Push Smoke-Free Olympics

Tokyo earned $1 million from an official Olympics-branded cigarette the last time it hosted the competition. Half a century on, Governor Yoichi Masuzoe is looking to restrict smoking before the 2020 Summer Games. “I want to do this,” Masuzoe said on a F
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 21, 2014 13:30
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