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Tobacco Factsheet: Tobacco advertising and promotion, Countering industry arguments

Industry argument: a ban on tobacco advertising won’t decrease tobacco use. Response: Today, we have compelling evidence that comprehensive bans on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship can significantly reduce cigarette and other tobacco use.
Premium Times (ng)
added Apr 10, 2014 18:48
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[New York] NJOY, E-Cigarette Maker, Receives Funding Valuing It at $1 Billion

received a $70 million capital injection from a group of investors including Brookside Capital and Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in the latest vote of confidence for a fast-growing industry. The company, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., boasts several
New York Times
added Mar 1, 2014 18:29
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Why Almost All Non-Smokers Like the E-Cig

Then e-cigs came along and non-smokers rejoiced! Now they can sit in restaurants and on patios without even noticing their neighbor is puffing on an e-cig. Electronic cigarettes give off vapor instead of smoke so they don’t have the strong odor or annoyi
blu Cigs (Lorillard)
added Feb 28, 2014 05:26
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[UK] Doctors dismiss tobacco industry evidence on plain packaging as 'irrelevant'

None of the 17 items of research on standardised packaging had been published in peer reviewed journals, a key hallmark of scientific quality and integrity, experts from University of Bath said. The Government postponed its decision on introducing stand
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:22
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Surgeon General's Report at 50: "Blowing Smoke" film released

Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General’s Report ... chronicles what Blum calls “the fear, foot-dragging, and squandering of funds on the part of public health agencies, universities, and organized medicine alike in ending the smoking pandem
Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added Feb 7, 2014 14:07
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Dear Smoking Ban / blu ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE

I know the cost-benefit debate over e-cigarettes will continue for a long time, but this ‘smoking-rebellion-damn-the-bans-reclaim-freedom' ‘blu’ ad, featured in the Forbes’ story, yet another reason why I also agree with Martin McKee, Professor of Europe
Facebook
added Jan 29, 2014 03:40
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[Ireland, USA] Powerful US lobby group fights cigarette packaging changes

The influential Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America in Washington has joined the lobbying campaign ... In a letter obtained by The Irish Times, the world’s largest business federation with three million business members said it had “deep
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:51
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Towards a greater understanding of the illicit tobacco trade in Europe: a review of the PMI funded ‘Project Star’ report [FREE FULL TEXT]

PS overestimates illicit cigarette levels in some European countries and suggests PMI's supply chain control is inadequate. Its publication serves the interests of PMI over those of the EU and its member states. PS requires greater transparency, external
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2014 01:24
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco chief fires up debate over duty

Jorge da Motta, the UK chief executive of JTI ... believes that if the Scottish Government received the level of duty coming in from tobacco sales, which helps fund public services, ministers would think again about bringing in anti-tobacco policies
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 6, 2014 10:30
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If Drug Dealers Can be Found Criminally Liable, Can Big Tobacco?

Last month, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the case of Burrage v. United States. The case focuses on a federal law that requires a mandatory sentence for a drug dealer if “death or serious injury” results from drugs they sold. During oral arguments
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:11
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