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[Asia, India] More Tax Means More Contraband Cigarette Intake: ITC

The more you tax cigarettes, the more is consumption of contraband tobacco products, said ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar while expressing hopes of a "moderate budget" this year. It may be noted that ITC's revenue from cigarettes grew by marginal 0.62 per ce
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 2, 2015 18:48
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GLANTZ: American Red Cross Pressured to Rid Itself of Tobacco Money

It exposes a global tobacco industry strategy to undermine health worldwide.... this could compel other non-profits to drop tobacco industry funding, taking away a key in for the industry to influence policy and gloss over its tarnished image. The fact
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 8, 2015 10:47
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Protests Force Cancellation of Marlboro Concert Series in Bangladesh

a global marketing campaign — called Be Marlboro — that uses themes and images that appeal to youth. Now Philip Morris has canceled a series of concerts in Bangladesh after health advocates protested that the concerts violated the country’s tobacco contr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:45
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Unverified Dalligate email over Swedish Match offer revealed

The Maltese police are considering whether to exhibit in court an email allegedly sent by lawyer Gayle Kimberley to Silvio Zammit...which could implicate her in the €60 million bribe allegedly sought to influence European tobacco rules.
Malta Today (mt)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:32
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SCANLON: Cigarette smoking can kill you, so why do people do it?

Why are smokers misinformed? The misperceptions are largely perpetuated by communications by the tobacco industry. My focus is mostly on packaging, so how does the industry use packaging to communicate with their consumer? Ever since other advertising r
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:05
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Cigarette, E-Cigarette, and Other Tobacco Product Advertisements and Imagery in Magazines with Large Numbers of Teen Readers (PDF)

This analysis reveals that in spite of the progress made in reducing direct marketing of tobacco to teens, millions of teen readers continue to be exposed to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising and editorial and news content containing images of celeb
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 26, 2014 20:57
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[Africa, Uganda] BATU to stop buying tobacco

“BATU has received notification that its main customer for export tobacco, British American Tobacco Global Leaf Pool Limited (GLP) will enter into an agreement with Alliance One International (AOI)… to provide future tobacco requirements from Uganda,” th
The Observer (ug)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:36
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[Europe, UK] EU tobacco directive faces lawsuit

The UK’s leading electronic cigarette manufacturer, Totally Wicked, has launched a legal challenge to the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) on the grounds that Article 20 of the Directive breaches EU law...the directive will be a disproportionate impe
EurActiv
added Aug 22, 2014 07:11
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[Asia, Thailand] Bangkok Post 85% cigarette graphic warning law now in force

The law requiring a mandatory health warning graphic that takes up 85% of a cigarette packet, the largest anywhere, with the use of 10 different warning graphics stipulated, has now come into force in Thailand. The Action on Smoking and Health Foundatio
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:02
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[Europe] Big Tobacco squares up as EU rules aim to track every cigarette

EU is asking tobacco firms to do more to track and trace their goods, in order to tackle a huge black market and ultimately prevent some of the 700,000 deaths each year in the EU from smoking-related diseases. The legislation, which takes effect over the
Reuters
added Jun 18, 2014 19:37
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