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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Is TPP a public health threat?

Mary Sunta...addressed the issue at a workshop on the impacts of TPP on public health held in Ha Noi yesterday. “As far as I am concerned, there are seven chapters in the TPP vulnerable to any challengers of the tobacco industry,” Sunta said.
Vietnam Net
added Jul 26, 2016 14:00
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[Asia] Are retailers compliant with zoning regulations that ban tobacco sales near schools in Changsha, China? [FREE FULL TEXT]

We observed low enforcement of the regulation that bans tobacco retail sales near schools and high prevalence of tobacco displays that target children in Changsha, China. Chinese officials should act to effectively enforce the regulation bans of tobacco s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2016 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RI needs to learn from Uruguay’s int’l tobacco lawsuit

Uruguay’s victory also showed that a country protecting the health of its citizens takes priority over a tobacco company’s trading rights...Yet, Indonesia in teaming up with Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Ukraine, is mimicking the behavior of
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 26, 2016 13:15
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Shops openly flouting tobacco sales ban near schools in China

Retailers are openly flouting the ban on tobacco sales near schools in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province in South-Central China, reveals research published online in the journal Tobacco Control. Furthermore, marketing strategies targeting children
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 26, 2016 12:44
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[Asia, China] 25 Percent of Beijing's Tobacco Vendors Fail to Stub Out, Continue Selling Cigarettes Near Schools Illegally

Equally unsettling for parents is how many of those vendors opted not to put up required warning signs about the hazards of smoking, and how many of them sell illegally sell cigarettes to minors. These findings were announced by a panel inspecting polici
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:25
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[New Zealand] Home grown rollies provide industry smoke screen

Maori tobacco control advocates are dismissing as smoke a claim by the tobacco industry that increasing the price of their products will spark a boom in illicit sales of home grown tobacco. Northland GP Lance O’Sullivan says the industry is trying to sca
Waatea News (nz)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:09
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AUDIO: Big Tobacco Raises $17 Million To Oppose California Cigarette Tax Increase

“This is classic tobacco industry strategy and deception...They will spend tens of millions of dollars to confuse and deceive the voters about the deadly nature of their product....” spokeswoman for No on Prop 56, says her campaign wants to educate voters
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:06
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco trade an 'emerging problem' in the Maritimes: lobby group

A national lobby group is touring the Maritimes to raise awareness around the contraband tobacco trade. Officials with the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco are meeting with elected officials and law enforcement in New Brunswick and Nova Sco
KHJ (Fredericton, NB) (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:35
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How Big Oil taught Big Tobacco to bend science

Muffett said the two industries often acted as corporate frenemies, with embattled tobacco executives sometimes expressing jealousy of their petro-colleagues. At other times, they tried to shift responsibility for their products' problems to one another.
Vice.com
added Jul 24, 2016 15:35
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[Canada] 'A desperate attempt': Australian advocate says plain packaging has worked Down Under

Postmedia talked to Kylie Lindorff...Countries like Canada can learn from Australia’s experience and tighten their legislation to make sure that tobacco industry innovations that have occurred in Australia to continue to promote their products cannot be e
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:31
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