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[California] Editorial: Ignore outrageous Prop 56 tobacco tax ads

Don’t let the tobacco industry that kills so many Americans kill Prop 56. Think for yourself. Vote yes on this life-saving measure.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 28, 2016 22:36
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[Australia] FULL TRANSCRIPT: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

the industry says that yours is a failed experiment and that smoking rates were already on a downward trend. How do you respond to that? NICOLA ROXON: Well, smoking rates are on a downward trend because there has been repeated public health interventions
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 20:57
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[Africa, Kenya] Respite for tobacco firms as court puts brakes on new rules

Kenyan cigarette makers and traders have been saved from immediately implementing tough new tobacco law after the Court of Appeal issued a 30-day stay order and the State allowed dealers time to sell old stocks till end of next month. The stringent toba
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco Industry Interference Index - The Philippine Report on the Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

Despite all we know about tobacco industry tactics, it is unbelievable that the Philippines still allow the tobacco industry to be part of the committee that implements tobacco control policies. This clear conflict of interest is detrimental to public hea
HealthJustice (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:28
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[Philippines] TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE INDEX 2015: THE PHILIPPINE REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTICLE 5.3 OF THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL

The Guidelines provide for 8 main recommendations with 34 sub-recommendations to governments to ensure that the industry is prevented from exerting its influence on public health policy.
HealthJustice (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco lobby scored again

Citing results of the third Tobacco Industry Interference Index...Rojas said based on the report, the tobacco industry still finds ways to wield influence in government affairs in many countries through corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group: Tobacco industry ‘CSR’ poses new challenge to implementation of tobacco control laws

“Now that laws prohibit unnecessary interaction between government and the tobacco industry, the latter has become more innovative. Tobacco manufacturers are using or hiding behind their front groups or CSR arms in their attempts to enter into transactio
Our Daily News
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria welcomes VCAT FOI ruling on sensitive data

British American Tobacco will not be granted access to data files containing information provided by thousands of Australian school children. "We are delighted that VCAT has ruled in our favour, and that British American Tobacco will not be allowed to acc
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Sep 28, 2016 10:06
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Narendra Modi

“NGOs, under the influence of multinational companies from western countries and promoting the interests of supermarkets and mega markets, have been influencing WHO to adopt resolutions at conferences, which will affect the livelihood of millions of smal
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:34
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[New Zealand] Health lobby v Big Tobacco: Behind the scenes battle for future of e-cigarettes

The fight is being conducted through submissions to the Ministry of Health over how tightly e-cigarette sales should be regulated....trying to influence media attitudes with one e-cigarette company, understood to be owned by a big tobacco company, offerin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 27, 2016 17:53
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