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Tobacco industry re-ignites litigation fight with Florida's trial lawyers

The powerful cigarette industry re-ignited Florida’s tobacco wars Wednesday with a one-sentence bill that would strip away the right of thousands of Florida victims from collecting millions in damages.
Miami (FL) Herald blogs
added Feb 19, 2015 11:46
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[Asia, India] Close down tobacco board, say activists

Members of Tamil Nadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) pointed out that while the health ministry is gearing for a better tobacco control law by making amendments in the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), it failed to see the de
Times of India
added Feb 8, 2015 18:12
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TOBACCO CARVE OUT: A BAD SOLUTION TO A NONEXISTENT PROBLEM

A proposal to exclude any legal product or sector – including tobacco – from international trade and investment agreements is a flawed policy that would undermine the rule of law and deny a legal industry access to justice.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 15, 2015 10:49
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Amy Goodman: Climate Deniers, Like Big Tobacco, Thrive Behind a Smoke Screen of Doubt

Despite these domestic legal losses, Big Tobacco still thrives globally, using mechanisms like the World Trade Organization to defeat anti-smoking measures in other countries as impediments to "free trade." And they are still researching ways to hook new
Truthdig
added Jan 1, 2015 11:46
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[Italy] UPDATE 1-Marlboro HeatSticks on sale in Milan this week

plans to launch its new iQOS smokeless device and Marlboro HeatSticks in Milan, Italy on Thursday following a better-than-expected launch in Nagoya, Japan earlier this month.
Reuters
added Nov 24, 2014 12:33
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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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Rise of electronic cigarettes, impact on public health

Finally, in a political system where corporate interests have shown a growing capacity to manipulate the rules to achieve their goals, how can the public interest be best protected?...Allowing Big Tobacco to use e-cigarettes to write a new chapter in this
Oxford University Press Blog
added Nov 18, 2014 16:20
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Celebrities Pitching E-Cigarettes Make a Nightmare for Public Health Officials

celebrities, including those with great teen appeal, have been lining up to endorse the new, largely unregulated e-cigarettes.... Celebrities’ embrace of e-cigs—there’s a Pinterest board devoted to the topic—is a nightmare for public health officials. Ima
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 1, 2014 18:41
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Study Finds Kids No Longer Protected From Tobacco Marketing

According to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, exposure to "direct marketing" is associated with increased use of tobacco. "For several years, the emphasis in the tobacco industry has been on direct marketing, especially to young pe
Newsroom America
added Apr 6, 2014 22:01
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Tobacco industry lobbying dismissed

from tobacco firms as it aims to further reduce smoking rates, the public health minister has said. Michael Matheson made the comments on No Smoking Day as he reaffirmed a pledge to create a "tobacco-free generation", with smoking rates under 5%, in the
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 12, 2014 12:09
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