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[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

[UK] Pro-smoking activists threaten and harass health campaigners

Security stepped up for tobacco control group as abuse grows amid moves to make cigarette packets plain
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 3, 2012 15:36

[Australia] Big Tobacco condemned with Global Coffin Nail Award

The 2012 Global Coffin Nail Award was today presented to the Big Tobacco industry for its desperate, devious and dishonest tactics in opposing the introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products. The Award – presented by the AMA, the Australian Cou
Australian Medical Association (au)
added May 27, 2012 16:06

[California] Jerry Brown fires doctor in anti-tobacco tax ad

Under pressure from health advocates, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday removed a controversial physician from a state health board after she appeared in an industry-funded ad
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 11, 2012 10:24

[California] Dan Morain: Big tobacco's unlikeliest ally

Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 6, 2012 16:33

22nd Century Highlights Public Comments to the FDA’s Nicotine Reduction Plan

Public Health Officials, Published Researchers, and Major Medical Associations Urge FDA to Move Quickly to Reduce the Nicotine Level in Cigarettes
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2018 05:11

Big Tobacco in the Big Apple: How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry…and Anti-Smoking Activism

Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added May 15, 2018 16:19

White House could be blowing smoke with plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes

By that thinking, Trump is publicly signaling a willingness to go after tobacco companies. But in private, his relationship with the industry is very much nudge-nudge, wink-wink, with an understanding that tobacco firms will enjoy a free hand on what ma
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42

[Canada] Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

“How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco company that has close to 50-per-cent market share is beyond us,” spokesman Eric Gagnon said Monday. But the decision to exclude Imperial Tobacco boiled down to not having enough ti
Canadian Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:44
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