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[Asia, India] A Manifesto on How to Control Tobacco Use

Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) released a manifesto... “Two videos of young children smoking has brought to light the way the tobacco industry runs. So we decided to bring a charter in the wake of the coming elections,” said S Cyri
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:57

Big Tobacco’s big race play: Philip Morris, the NAACP and the future of menthol cigarettes

But Lorillard made a striking exception for one set of Democrats: African Americans. It gave campaign cash to half of all black members of Congress, as opposed to just one in 38 non-black Democrats, according to an analysis by FairWarning of records from
Salon Magazine
added Nov 27, 2015 23:50

[Europe] Big tobacco tries to put its stamp on new packaging

Tobacco lobbyists have joined forces in a bid to stop the European Commission from signing up a Swiss company to provide advanced “track and trace” technology to combat cigarette smuggling. The fight is intensifying at the EU level as the European Parli
added Nov 27, 2015 10:09

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Anti-smoking drive irks smokers' group

The nation's largest smokers' group, "I Love Smoking," which has some 100,000 members, said Wednesday that the Ministry of Health and Welfare "has violated smokers' human rights by branding smoking, which is a personal preference, as a sin." "The minist
Korea Times (kr)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:21

[Massachusetts] Needham tobacco vendors fined, fairness questioned by 2014 violators

“It would really help vendors if the state would make it 21 across the board,” said Tedeschi District Manager Laurie Trotta. In light of this confusion, the board determined it would be best to organize a meeting with all 12 vendors to discuss best practi
Wicked Local (MA)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:51

E-cigarette marketing grows

Expenditure on the marketing of e-cigarettes has increased significantly, prompting calls for tighter restrictions to prevent the sector advertising to youth. According to an analysis of industry data by Truth Initiative, a public health organisation ded
World Advertising Research Center (WARC) (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:38

[UK] BAT steals march on rivals with 'smokeless' tobacco ($$)

A CIGARETTE alternative that still contains tobacco but claims to be safer could soon hit British stores...will start testing its first “heat, not burn” product in an undisclosed European market by the end of the month... known as iFuse
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:18

[Australia] AUDIO: The full story... Cigarettes losing lustre as new teen smoker levels lowest in 30 years

survey looks into the tobacco consumption habits of 12 to 17-year-olds, including their preferred brands....the major tobacco companies consider the information so valuable that they've tried to gain access to it using Freedom of Information laws.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:29

[Asia, India] Farmers' body seeks CBI probe against anti-tobacco health activists, money trail

Accusing the anti-tobacco health activists of working with a hidden agenda of benefiting foreign tobacco growers and business syndicates, the FAIFA representatives said it was helping foreign companies dump illicit cigarettes into the domestic market, af
The Economic Times (India)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:09

[New York] Up in vapor: Local air-quality researcher involved in e-cigarette study

McAuley is preparing a continuation of a study CHANGE had published in 2012 that has been widely cited. It was commissioned by the National Vapers Club, an organization founded in 2009 that promotes education and scientific research while looking to prote
Glens Falls (NY) Post-Star
added Nov 23, 2015 00:00
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