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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar’s Weak Legislation a “Lucky Strike” for Foreign Tobacco Giants

Although the country ratified the WHO Framework Convention against Tobacco Control in 2004, Myanmar has failed to implement some of its guidelines – such as putting health warnings on cigarette packaging. That along with insufficient and poorly enforced
The Diplomat (jp)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:12
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[UK] MP opponents of plain-packaging for cigarettes accepted hospitality from tobacco giant

MPs who signed a letter calling for the Department of Health to abandon a proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes have accepted hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a major tobacco company, it can be revealed.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:04
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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[France] L'ICM, un institut de recherche infiltré par l'industrie du tabac [ICM, a research institute infiltrated by the tobacco industry]

Louis Camilleri , chairman of Philip Morris International. They are extracted from the website of the Institute of the brain and spinal cord (ICM) under the heading "benefactors" . Because , surprisingly little media coverage and so far , this research in
Slate.fr (fr)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:00
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[UK] Council Signs Tobacco Declaration To Safeguard Public

Bath & North East Somerset Council is one of the first local authorities in the South West to publicly declare its intention to protect residents’ health from the risks associated with smoking tobacco.
NOW Bath (uk)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:36
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[Malaysia] Illegal puffs on the downtrend

THE results of the latest Illegal Cigarettes Study (ICS) for the period March-May 2012 reveal that the illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia is trending down to 34.7%, compared with 34.8% in October-December 2011.
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:06
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Tobacco War Lobbying Documents (PDF)

DocumentCloud.org
added Sep 2, 2016 16:24
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[UK] Three-month countdown to tobacco display ban begins

Imperial Tobacco has also embarked on a mass communication drive with sales representatives visiting stores to answer questions and offer advice. Imperial Tobacco’s dark market project manager Gary Avery said:
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jan 7, 2015 08:14
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state law enforcement
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:36
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[New Zealand] Inside the gates at Big Tobacco's happy place

In the face of increasing pressure from anti-smoking lobbyists, the three main players in New Zealand's tobacco industry - British American Tobacco, Imperial and Philip Morris - are all still raking it in.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:09
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