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[Asia, Bangladesh] TOBACCO SCOURGE Still a long way to go before stubbing it out

six in every 10 men aged 15 years and above and three in every 10 women of the same age group use tobacco, whether smoking or smokeless. That's the fourth highest consumption rate in Southeast Asia...different tax structures for different tobacco product
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Sep 12, 2015 20:04
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KAYE: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Anti-Smoking Campaign

Avaaz... is running a signature campaign in support of Uruguay’s policies...unleashing lawyers to undermine a country’s sovereignty leaves Philip Morris once again appearing to be little more than a corporate bully.
Triple Pundit
added Apr 13, 2015 12:04
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[California] E-cig bigwigs reveal plan to SILENCE health critics after raising $110,000 fightback fund in THREE HOURS

The electronic cigarette industry is preparing to launch a legal bid to silence critics... At a fundraising event in California last night, a global group called The Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) raised a massive $110,000 (£72,000).
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 11, 2015 12:59
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Could Czech Republic finally get smoking ban?

the country’s health minister is working on legislation that would ban cigarettes from all bars and restaurants. Previous efforts to introduce a ban have come to very little – but the minister says the time is now right for such a change.
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:17
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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19
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[Europe] Quantifying the influence of the tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive [FREE FULL TEXT]

we observed that tobacco industry lobbying activity at the EU was associated with significant policy shifts in the EU Tobacco Products Directive legislation towards the tobacco industry's submissions. In the light of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2014 01:26
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli enquired over snus law amendments, claim EC employees • Former commissioner says OLAF showing ‘bad faith’

The EU’s anti-fraud agency (OLAF) has sent a new evidence note, with testimonies of two people who have made statements that former European Commissioner John Dalli enquired about the possibility of amending EU legislation relating to the smokeless tobacc
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:50
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REFILE-Japan Tobacco not planning M&A in e-cigarette business now

not interested in further acquisitions... "With Ploom and E-Lites, we have the know-how and technology to get things started," President and Chief Executive Mitsuomi Koizumi told Reuters in an interview.
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2014 19:01
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“Super High” Nicotine Youth Appealing Electronic Cigarette Flavors

Maya Ben-Efraim and Robert Jackler from Stanford just submitted this comment to the FDA ...These e-liquids are marketed online with bright and colorful images (see accompanying Powerpoint) and dispensed in similarly colorful bottles. It is quite evident
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:25
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The six goals for Big Tobacco by @SimonChapman6

--Widespread dual use --Retarding smoking cessation --Resocialising public smoking back into fashion ... --Conveying to young, apprehensive would-be smokers that nicotine is a benign drug --Welcoming back ex-smokers as customers --Cross-promotin
Twitter
added Jul 19, 2014 12:16
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