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[Asia] India's tobacco industry, government face off ahead of WHO conference

India's $11 billion tobacco industry has urged the government to take a softer line on tobacco control efforts when it hosts a World Health Organization conference in New Delhi next month, but officials say the government will not bow to "pressure tactics
added Oct 27, 2016 14:35

[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Retailers Urged to Vote ‘No’ on Tobacco Questions

retailers, their employees and adult customers in California, Colorado and North Dakota are urged to vote “No” on ballot questions that would significantly increase cigarette- and tobacco-tax rates in each of these states. California: In California, the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:10

[Europe, UK] UNITAB

2.1 Financially Supported by the Tobacco Industry 2.2 Co-founder of Tobacco House 2.3 Part of Philip Morris International’s “3rd Party Coalition” 3 Lobbying Against the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 4 Lobbying against the EU Tobacco Product (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 01:00

[Missouri] KC Chamber comes out against cigarette tax

“This proposal, crafted and financed by large tobacco companies, is problematic in the following ways: “The proposed tobacco tax is insufficient to effectively cut the rate of smoking, adds provisions such as a ban on stem cell research as well as resea
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 26, 2016 15:10

[Asia] Indian cigarette maker ITC criticizes big health warnings on packs

"There is no evidence to suggest that cigarette smoking would cause the diseases depicted in the pictures or that large GHW (graphic health warnings) will lead to reduction in consumption," ITC said in a statement filed to the Indian stock exchanges. It
added Oct 26, 2016 14:24
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[North Dakota] Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual

But the chairman of North Dakotans Against the 400% Tax Increase, which includes as partners tobacco companies Altria Group and R.J. Reynolds, said the measure doesn't explain how revenue would be spent. "Writing a $70 million blank check to a group suc
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28

A BAT deal with Reynolds adds to Big Tobacco's e-cig advantage

Reynolds' Vuse e-cigarette is the top selling vapor product in U.S. chain stores tracked by Nielsen. Its "heat-not-burn" product Eclipse is only available in limited distribution and not separately reported by the company. BAT, which sells e-cigarettes
added Oct 26, 2016 03:40

[Missouri] Battle over raising the cigarette tax in Amendment 3

Dueker predicts approval of the measure will stop manufacturers from "dumping" cheap cigarettes in Missouri... the opposition comes because Amendment 3 is being funded by big tobacco. Her concern is that the constitutional amendment "stigmatizes medical r
WB11 - KPLR TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 26, 2016 03:06

[California] Ballot Bullies: Big Tobacco Goes All Out to Kill Proposition 56

pouring more than $71 million to date into a campaign funding radio and TV ads that have been decried as “supremely sleazy” by the editorial of the kings of misdirection, Richard Berman of the Washington D.C. lobbying firm Berman & Co., infamo
Capital & Main
added Oct 25, 2016 21:07

[New Zealand] Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame strategies

Critically analysing ‘informed choice’ claims is pivotal in countries that have set endgame goals ... ‘Informed choice’ arguments allow the ubiquitous availability of tobacco to go unquestioned and create a tension between endgame goals and the strategie
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2016 13:41
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