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[Canada] Tobacco company threatens legal showdown over plain packaging bill

In a submission to the Senate committee studying bill S-5, Imperial Tobacco warns that if it isn’t amended, the industry will fight for its right to brand its products. “Plain packaging represents an unprecedented assault on commercial expression and al
iPolitics (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:14
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Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48
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[Canada, China, Eastern Europe, UK] Is smoking finally on its way to being stamped out?

So, while the ruling doesn’t sound the death knell for Big Tobacco, it is a blow as the industry grapples with its biggest crisis in decades, with many of the biggest manufacturers scrambling for growth in an environment in which governments are increasi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 6, 2015 19:53
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[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54
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[Canada] NDP health critic introduces bill to ban all flavoured tobacco products

New Democrat health critic France Gélinas has re-introduced a private member’s bill seeking a ban on all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario. Her first bill in 2008 sought a ban on flavoured cigarillos. It passed, but tobacco companies simply added mor
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:46
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Guest column: Big Tobacco should butt out of trying to make laws in Florida

Big Tobacco is clearly behind House Bill 169 in the Florida House of Representatives. It would prevent local communities from deciding for themselves how to prevent youth from being exposed to tobacco products. If House Bill 169 is passed, all control
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 20:06
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Tobacco Firms Save $1 Billion With Kitty Litter in Cigars

Their secret: Using fillers such as the clay found in cat litter or stuffing the products with more tobacco to tip the scales in their favor. The heavier weight let the companies sidestep a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax, taking advantage
Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2013 14:00
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Big Tobacco sues feds over graphic labels

Four of five largest firms allege new rules force them to put government anti-smoking advocacy more prominently on packs than own brands
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 19, 2012 13:04
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[Canada] The Tobacco Conspiracy

A documentary film I made in 2006 on corporate malfeasance of the tobacco industry. French versions can be found on the web.
Vimeo
added Mar 26, 2014 14:43
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Michele Simon: When Will the FDA Stand Up to Big Tobacco?

Yes, you read that right: industry is alleging conflict of interest. This is the industry that created an entire front group called the Tobacco Institute whose mission was to obstruct, misdirect, and delay scientific research related to the deadly impact
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 3, 2013 02:59
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