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[Europe] Lithuania: FCTC breaches undermine tobacco control progress

Under an agreement signed in late 2014 with the Interior Ministry, Philip Morris Baltic (PMB) contributes 104,000 EUR to the police department. Part of the donation is allocated to support police officers with a good track record against illegal tobacco,
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2016 18:52
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[Australia, Europe, Luxembourg] Tobacco giants and Government in plain packaging showdown

The world’s biggest tobacco companies will this week start their High Court battle with the Government over plans to sell cigarettes in plain packets, a controversial law that the manufacturers argue deprives them of their property rights.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:40
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Refuting tobacco-industry funded research: empirical data shows a decline in smoking prevalence following the introduction of plain packaging in Australia (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

all these measures were effective. In particular, the reduction in smoking prevalence that followed the introduction of plain packaging appears to have been even greater than expected.
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:58
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[Europe, Poland, UK] British American Tobacco reinforces commitment to next generation products with two announcements

A conditional agreement to acquire 100 percent of the CHIC Group: the market leading e-cigarette business in Poland / A vapour technology-sharing term sheet with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company CHIC Group Agreement...“Today, we’ve announced two significant
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 22, 2015 12:00
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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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Passive smoking

A WHO inquiry, conducted after the release of the tobacco-industry documents, found that this controversy was generated by the tobacco industry as part of its larger campaign to cut the WHO's budget, distort the results of scientific studies on passive sm
Wikipedia
added Aug 6, 2015 13:21
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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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