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[Central America] Tobacco industry success in Costa Rica: The importance of FCTC Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

Conclusions—The Costa Rica experience demonstrates the importance of vigorous implementation of FCTC Article 5.3 which insulates public health policymaking from industry interference.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 4, 2016 22:12
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GLANTZ: Addiction refuses to allow discussion of industry ties to criticism of our “softening paper”

we did respond, noting that Plurphanswat and Rodu’s paper followed the well-established pattern of tobacco industry-funded researchers trying to create controversy about research inconsistent with industry interests, the fact that Rodu had understated his
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 4, 2016 17:29
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A framework for evaluating the public health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Clearly, we need more effective measures of longer-term and longitudinal patterns of VNP use, product toxicity and addictive potential and appropriate methods to study critical transitions in patterns of VNP and cigarette use. With multiple potential inte
Addiction
added May 4, 2016 17:15
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[Europe] CJEU Rulings on Tobacco Products Directive Bring Additional Confusion

“It is regrettable that the Court has decided to endorse the proliferation of different regulations for the same product across the European Union”, said Vassilis Vovos, JTI’s Western Europe Regional President. “This ruling goes against a fundamental pur
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added May 4, 2016 17:07
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Contesting the Science of Smoking

A decade after a judge ordered tobacco companies to acknowledge the dangers of low-tar cigarettes, they continue to dispute the scientific consensus.... Gori did not respond to phone messages.
The Atlantic Monthly
added May 4, 2016 16:40
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[Asia, India] Supreme Court tells tobacco industry packs must carry bigger warnings

In a packed courtroom, a two-judge bench rejected the industry's plea to extend a stay it had obtained from a Karnataka court but agreed to a request to move the rest of the appeals to the Karnataka court. "You have duty towards the society," the judges
Times of India
added May 4, 2016 14:29
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[Europe] EU’s highest court upholds restrictive new law on cigarettes

upheld a tough EU law that will standardise cigarette packs, ban menthol flavouring and restrict e-cigarette advertising, paving the way for its adoption this month and dealing a blow to Big Tobacco. The European Court of Justice’s rejection of a legal c
EuroNews
added May 4, 2016 14:24
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[UK] Ten Motives is plenty for BAT to expand in e-cigarettes ($$)

Within days of health professionals extolling the virtues of electronic cigarettes, British American Tobacco has read the smoke signals and boosted its presence in the fast-growing market with the acquisition of Ten Motives.
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 15:46
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[Europe, Sweden] ARCHIVE: Use of snus and lung cancer mortality: Unwarranted claim of causal association

In their paper ‘‘Lung cancer mortality: ComparingSweden with other countries’’, Rodu and Cole present descriptive analyses...We do not demonise the use of snus, but we doadvocate good science, which is always jeopardisedin a paper sponsored by the tobacco
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
added May 2, 2016 14:52
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[Europe, UK] TV ban for ecigarettes ($$)

A court is expected to rule this week in favour of stricter controls on electronic cigarettes in a move that will put the EU on a collision course with the government. Advertising ecigarettes will be banned on television, radio and in print under the Eu
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 14:07
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