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Legal Update THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY & KIDS (PDF)

We include several new resources on related issues, including guides on regulatory options for state and local governments interested in curbing youth access to these products, as well as tobacco control policy options that could apply to marijuana
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jul 1, 2015 22:16
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U.S. Chamber Fights Smoking Laws While Hospitals and Insurers Sit on Its Board

But Anthem’s executive vice president, Wayne S. DeVeydt, serves on the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is engaged in a worldwide campaign to block antismoking laws. These include taxes on cigarettes in the Philippines, graphic health warning
New York Times
added Jul 1, 2015 12:11
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NEW YORK TIMES INVESTIGATION OF U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GLOBAL TOBACCO LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY

Now that others in the private sector can see the systematic efforts of Big Tobacco and the Chamber to thwart sound public health measures around the world, we hope they will reconsider their involvement with and support for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Legacy Foundation
added Jun 30, 2015 20:10
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Reynolds CEO Pines for the “Old Days” – Does She Miss Joe Camel? Company has long history of deception, marketing to kids

Susan Cameron touted the deal as a return to the “old days” for the tobacco industry. When it comes to Big Tobacco, the “old days” were a time when youth smoking rates were skyrocketing, the industry used cartoons and cowboys to target kids, and tobacco e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:07
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[Asia-pacific] U.S. Chamber Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures

From Ukraine to Uruguay, Moldova to the Philippines, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its foreign affiliates have become the hammer for the tobacco industry, engaging in a worldwide effort to fight antismoking laws of all kinds, according to interviews w
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:39
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[Asia] Cigarette posters still prevalent as ad ban looms|Society|chinadaily.com.cn

Tobacco advertising is still visible in nearly half of all tobacco stores just two months before a new law takes effect that bans such advertising in public places. The situation points to the challenge that could await enforcement of a comprehensive tob
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 30, 2015 08:32
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Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban

Although banned in 2009 by the U.S. Food Administration, flavored cigarettes are still popular and available online, a new study finds....Among the first 50 search results for "Djarum cigarettes," 72 percent of websites promoted and 34 percent sold the il
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2015 08:31
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Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban

Although banned in 2009 by the U.S. Food Administration, flavored cigarettes are still popular and available online, a new study finds....Among the first 50 search results for "Djarum cigarettes," 72 percent of websites promoted and 34 percent sold the il
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2015 08:31
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[Hong Kong] Plan to enlarge health warning labels

Hong Kong’s tobacco industry was up in arms on Monday against a plan by the health authorities to enlarge health warning labels, saying it would not help lower the smoking rate and goes against the interests of tobacco companies.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 30, 2015 08:29
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[UK] Derry is worst for illegal cigarettes

The team of five, headed up by former Scotland Yard Dectective chief inspector Will O’Reilly, are employed by cigarette giant Philip Morris which is attempting to stop the government changing to plain cigarette packaging which it says will cause an incre
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 00:47
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