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Smoke and fire: FDA's e-cig rules spark a battle

American Lung Association remains unconvinced because three-quarters of e-cig users still use conventional smokes. "They're making health claims that have not been proven," the association's Seward said. "They're ripping pages from big tobacco's playbook
CBS
added May 13, 2016 15:18
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[Asia] Exclusive: In health warning showdown, tobacco industry turns to India's top court

India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2016 15:30
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[Europe, UK] BAT general counsel Belhomme steps down as cigarette giant instructs HSF on plain packaging challenge

Belhomme retires as BAT, alongside other tobacco firms, brings a legal challenge in the European Court of Justice against the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive, also known as TPD2, which was adopted in May 2014 but has been delayed by a series of cou
Legal Business magazine (uk)
added Apr 9, 2016 03:11
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[California] Why US Big Tobacco Lobbies for E-Cigarettes

California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
Vice.com
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32
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California smoking bills in holding pattern, stalling lobbyist threat

Politically potent tobacco bills have not advanced to Gov. Jerry Brown a week after California legislators passed them, for now delaying the tobacco industry’s strategy to exact revenge with a referendum campaign. As lawmakers rounded up votes for measu
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 18, 2016 02:45
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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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