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[Asia, Canada, Mid-east] Big tobacco quietly battling religious opposition to smoking in key Muslim markets: Canadian study

The tobacco industry has been embroiled for decades in a pitched battle to counter the Muslim opposition to smoking, recruiting sympathetic Islamic scholars and crafting theological arguments to defend the habit, a new, Canadian-co-authored study suggest
National Post (ca)
added Apr 19, 2015 17:13
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[Asia, India] As manufacturers flock court, govt waits to enforce chewable tobacco ban

According to officials, Delhi High Court on April 8 had restrained it from taking any coercive action against a manufacturer who had appealed against the ban following which the ban notification was revised. "There was a misconception that the court had
Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 19, 2015 11:04

[Asia, Korea - South] Tax hike drives tobacco makers into corner

Philip Morris Korea suffered a sales drop of nearly 18 percent in the first quarter... "We are trying hard to increase exports (of cigarettes produced in Korea) to make up for domestic losses," Kim Byung-cheol, director of Philip Morris Korea, told report
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:47

[Indiana] VIDEO: Business Owners Concerned over E-Cigarette Regulations Bill

"We had plans for expansion, adding jobs this year," said Vapor Bank Owner John McCullough. "We're at over 20 employees right now. We had hoped to add several more shops this year, hire a lot more hoosiers to work with us. And it's got me scared. It's go
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:45

[Asia, Pakistan] GHW on cigarette packs: Philip Morris informs ministry of implications

The company has always supported evidence based regulation that meets public health objectives but does not impede our ability to compete and does not have unintended consequences for relevant stakeholders. The company believed it is critical that policym
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:10
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The Misinformation Industry / Why the FDA doesn't really know what's in your food

Several of these scientists, a Center for Public Integrity investigation found, previously served as scientific consultants for tobacco companies during the 1980s and 1990s, when the tobacco industry fought vigorously to defend its products.
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 18, 2015 11:20

How The Food Industry Relies On Scientists With Big Tobacco Ties

The food industry regularly turns to a small group of scientists — including several with ties to Big Tobacco — to determine whether additives it is adding to food products are safe. And these relationships often allow food companies to avoid a rigorous
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:19

[Asia-pacific] LEE: The Trans-Pacific Partnership is great for elites. Is it good for anyone else?

In 2011, Australia enacted a tough new anti-smoking law... Naturally, tobacco companies hated the law. And they found a surprising way to fight back: they persuaded governments in Ukraine and Honduras to file complaints ... this dispute comes up over and
Vox Media
added Apr 17, 2015 23:26

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our view: State regulation needed for e-cigarettes

Despite industry claims to the contrary, the distribution of samples can be seen as recruiting users, adults and teens alike. This is not a business issue. It’s a public health issue — and one that needs a statewide response now.
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:33

[Asia] India Tobacco Giant Tries Short Cigarettes as Taxes Hit Demand

India’s smokers are favoring cheaper options such as chewing and leaf-wrapped tobacco over cigarettes, as rising taxes prompt British American Tobacco Plc’s Indian associate to sell shorter sticks with lower duties.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:16
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