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[Australia] The $13 trick to get kids smoking

A $13 packet of 25 cigarettes — just slightly dearer than the average price of a pack of illegal smokes — is the latest weapon from tobacco companies to fight the government’s tough anti-smoking laws. British American Tobacco Australia began distributing
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jun 9, 2014 14:40

[Australia, Indonesia, UK-Scotland] Cigarette packs ‘could see whisky in trade war’

SCOTCH whisky could be dragged into a tit-for-tat trade war because of plans to ­introduce plain packaging for cigarettes in Scotland and the rest of the UK, MPs fear. The Indonesian government has proposed forcing Australian wine to be sold in plain pa
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:35

[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: Amazing progress in Latin American and Caribbean; industry fighting back hard

The conference, organized by the Costa Rica Ministry of Health and Interamerican Heart Foundation ... There was way too much going on to provide a detailed report, but in many ways the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries are well ahead of the USA
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 1, 2014 13:16

[USA] Tobacco Lobby Targets Trans-Pacific, Trans-Atlantic Pacts

Philip Morris International Management SA has turned to former Rep. Bill Paxon, R-N.Y., and other Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld lobbyists for help. ​PMI Global Services Inc., a subsidiary of the Marlboro cigarette maker, enlisted the Akin Gump team in Wa
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Mar 31, 2014 23:49

[Africa, South Africa] Dirty tricks claims resurface as Project Smoke is revealed

Business Times has obtained documents in which government intelligence officials, understood to be from the State Security Agency, set out their plans for setting up a covert operation, Project Smoke, intended to uncover whether BAT had broken any laws.
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2014 11:03

The rise of e-cigarettes

Robert Jackler, MD, is professor and chair of otolaryngology....His research group, Stanford Research Into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising, has been closely following the e-cigarette industry. He recently spoke with Paul Costello, chief communications o
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 11, 2014 14:51

[Canada] A nail-biting moment: Will the Court of Appeal open the door for individual medical records?

Quebec's Court of Appeal convened last Friday to hear Imperial Tobacco's request to jettison Justice Riordan's refusal to allow them access to the medical records of the ordinary Quebec smokers they intend to call as witnesses in the Blais and Létourneau
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2014 14:59

VIDEO: Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General's Report

chronicles the fear, foot-dragging, and squandering of funds on the part of public health agencies, universities, and organized medicine alike in ending the smoking pandemic. Topics of discussion in this film include: the record profits of the nation's l
You Tube
added Feb 7, 2014 14:26

[Europe, Malta] Dalli's name not mentioned during lunch with tobacco lobby representative, court hears

Silvio Zammit’s best friend Mario Mercieca said in court today that at no point during lunch with Inge Delfoss, the secretary general of the European Smokeless Tobacco Lobby was former EU Commissioner John Dalli’s name mentioned.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jan 30, 2014 12:56

‘Action. Adventure. Special Offers.’: how Marlboro engages consumers on its website ($$)

epitomises the industry's creative use of online platforms to engage consumers consistently over extended time periods. Most recently, the tagline for the Marlboro brand's website promises ‘Action. Adventure. Special Offers. Find it all at MARLBORO.COM.’1
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2014 01:26
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