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[Germany] Op-Ed: Glacial Progress at Bonn Climate Talks Shows Why we Need to Exclude Big Polluters From Negotiations

conflict between the interests of the tobacco industry and public health policy meant the firewall the WHO eventually erected...(known as Article 5.3) was the only way to protect the negotiations ...also applies to national policy-making within al
DeSmogBlog
added May 25, 2017 01:23
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[Africa, Ethiopia] Physician’s letter in Lancet casts new shadow on Tedros WHO bid

The physician who leads the Africa Tobacco-Free Initiative has spoken out against candidate Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...Dr. Frank Ashall, in an open letter...The Lancet, raised questions about the Ethiopian government’s deal-making role in a tobacco indu
Africa Times
added May 25, 2017 00:56
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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
EurActiv
added May 25, 2017 00:00
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Actress Coco Jones Partners with DoSomething.org and truth® to launch Compatibility Quiz "Who Has Their Eye on You?"

to show teens how Big Tobacco is vying for their attention. Coco Jones, the 19-year-old star of Disney's Let it Shine recorded a public service announcement... The quiz follows the launch of the latest campaign by truth, #STOPPROFILING, that underscores t
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:39
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PHILIP MORRIS SOUTH AFRICA: A common sense approach for public health

There is no substitute for quitting, but governments can have a big impact on public health by appropriately regulating alternatives to smoking cigarettes.
Health 24 (za)
added May 24, 2017 23:31
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Less Risky Tobacco Product? Only if the Science Says So

"We are forging new territory to ensure that tobacco companies provide accurate information and do not mislead American consumers," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D. "We are committed to stopping practices that may cause people to start or con
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:47
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[Denmark] ASH: Tobacco Production, Marketing Violate Basic Human Rights

After completing a collaboration with [PMI] to develop a "human rights implementation plan," the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) concluded that immediately stopping the sale and marketing of tobacco is the only way for tobacco companies to uphold
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[New Zealand] Charges laid against Philip Morris

The product, Iqos, was launched at the end of last year. It was promoted through an invitation-only website... The ministry said it considered heets were tobacco products designed for oral use other than for smoking and were prohibited under the Smoke-Fr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 24, 2017 02:55
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[UK] One in eight London shops selling illegal tobacco says JTI

Research conducted by JTI among smokers in the capital also revealed that more than a third (37%) have purchased illegal cigarettes, with 28% having being offered illegal tobacco products in the last year. Furthermore, over a quarter (26%) of smokers in
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added May 23, 2017 13:16
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[UK] Plain packs already boosting illicit tobacco trade, TMA survey finds

The introduction of plain packaging and the ban on small tobacco packs is already driving people to buy cheap, black market tobacco, according to a new survey by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA). The findings come one day before new tobacco
Talking Retail (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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