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Tobacco companies lost the fight against new e-cigarette regulations — in 2009

In June 2009, the president signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act...Reynolds spent about $2.1 million lobbying in 2015, and Altria spent about $9.6 million....the regs that were released in final form yesterday were first p
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added May 8, 2016 20:02
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers facing heat of beedi companies' protest

Thousands of tobacco producing farmers in Nippani area of the district have fixed into financial crises this year, following the stand taken by the all India level beedi manufacturers association protesting the circular of union health ministry instructin
Times of India
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43
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Marlboro Man enlists Vice Media

a brash upstart stands out. Vice Media's blend of edgy content and no-holds barred journalism has won it a growing audience of young fans, while hefty investments from the likes of 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney have propelled its valuation past $4bn.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:49
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[California] American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Denounces Tobacco Industry's Shameful Threats

“It should come as no surprise that an industry that targets kids for a deadly, lifelong addiction would threaten to undermine their education and healthcare too. Nonetheless, this email threat is a clear indication that the tobacco industry will go to a
Business Wire
added Mar 14, 2016 21:36
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GLANTZ: E-cigs drop off Hollywood's A-list

The good news? All the major studios have kept e-cigs out of their kid-rated movies since 2011. Not so good? E-cigs are showing up in movies marketed to young adults, potentially crossing over to teen audiences on video.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:40
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30 years of JT / Japan Tobacco president targets future growth

Mitsuomi Koizumi, 58, president of Japan Tobacco Inc., discussed how his company has evolved since its privatization in 1985 as well as its future strategy, in an interview with Yomiuri Shimbun.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 31, 2015 15:44
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[Europe] PARGNEAUX: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century

As a member of the European Parliament (MEP), I have witnessed their constant endeavour to undermine our work during the negotiations to adopt the 2014 Tobacco Directive. The lobbying activities of this industry shouldn't be considered as other strategies
EUobserver.com
added Dec 22, 2015 22:37
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Tobacco firms launch legal challenge against UK plain-packaging

British American Tobacco claimed that plain packaging was "not achieving its public health objectives", and was leading to younger smokers chosing cheaper, more unhealthy, brands. Imperial, Britain's leading seller of cigarettes, said legal action was a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:53
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[UK] UP IN SMOKE The data on plain cigarette packaging that tobacco companies don’t want you to see

Not all tobacco-control measures work in the same way. Simon Chapman, professor of public health at the University of Sydney, explains how some are quick-acting, like raising taxes or taking cigarettes off shelves. Others are on-going, slow-burn measures
Quartz
added Dec 10, 2015 20:47
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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Smoke and mirrors

(Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure) Leon Louw shows his warped understanding of addiction, tobacco control organisations and the history of the tobacco industry. He makes many false and weird assertions....what he seeks is freedom to harm, not freed
Business Day (za)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:07
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