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[Uganda] APIO-KASYATE: Will banning tobacco growing end smoking?

For the first time ever, over 30 million tobacco famers across the world united to mark – but not to celebrate – World Tobacco Growers day . . . So, while the public health objective remains unquestionably noble, tobacco control is a complex socio-econo
The Observer (ug)
added Nov 1, 2012 19:08

[Philippines] de la CRUZ: Smoke gets in BAT's eyes

We are excerpting parts of ASH’s documented testimony to provide one and all, especially the public, President Aquino and our legislators a clear idea of BAT’s record of governance worldwide. It is alleged to have a record of duplicity and active partici
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 29, 2012 12:38

[California] Must Read: Armstrong attorney links USADA to big tobacco

"This reasoned decision will be a farce, written by USADA with the significant assistance of lawyers from one of Big Tobacco's favorite law firms at a time when Lance Armstrong is one of America's leading anti-tobacco advocates," Herman wrote, according
added Oct 23, 2012 18:18

Kenya tobacco firms lobby against WHO

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) held a meeting last week . . . The forum brought together different stakeholders from both the public sector and tobacco industry to discuss the direct impact of implementation of the World Health Organizatio
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Oct 1, 2012 16:48

What is known about tobacco industry efforts to influence tobacco tax? A systematic review of empirical studies

A total of 34 studies examined industry efforts to influence tax levels. They suggest the tobacco industry works hard to prevent significant increases and particularly dislikes taxes ‘earmarked’ for tobacco control. Key arguments to counter increases are
Tobacco Control
added Aug 13, 2012 15:35

[Connecticut] Campaign Money Scandal Rattles Congressional Race

A growing campaign finance scandal surrounding the State House speaker and Congressional candidate Christopher G. Donovan is threatening his career as one of the most powerful people in Connecticut government and Democratic control of one of the state's
New York Times
added Jul 27, 2012 14:43

[New York] TOBACCO v. NYC (PDF)

The district court held below that the resolution is null and void because it is preempted by federal labeling laws. We agree, and therefore affirm.
New York Law Journal
added Jul 12, 2012 16:04

‘The times are changing’: New Zealand smokers' perceptions of the tobacco endgame

Politicians may have a stronger mandate to implement endgame policies than they appreciate. Participants' use of industry arguments when asserting their freedom to ‘choose’ to smoke and quit suggests a need for denormalisation strategies that challenge in
Tobacco Control
added Jun 19, 2012 05:48

[Europe] Poland: Conference on the harmful success of the tobacco lobby in the country

Coinciding with this year's World No Tobacco Day (May 31), the Polish Institute of Public Affairs organised a conference addressed at decision-makers and entitled "Protecting public interest from the influences of the tobacco industry."
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:28

[Connecticut] States Divided On Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Laws, Which Could Shutter Stores

With the passage of legislation raising taxes on roll-your-own cigarette shops early Wednesday, Connecticut joins eleven other states that have moved to eliminate the cost advantage of do-it-yourself, machine-rolled cigarettes.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 13, 2012 14:34
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