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[UK] The £2bn fire-sale of a cigarette empire: Imperial Brands set to sell-off chunks of the company as it looks to focus on global vaping craze

Chief executive Alison Cooper said it was too early to say which parts of the business would be sold, but admitted vaping was now a big focus. The 52-year-old said: ‘When you have got a dynamic like this happening – the opportunity for consumers to swit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 10, 2018 17:17
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ILO eyes decision on tobacco ties by year-end

The ILO has been taking money from Big Tobacco, the only UN agency to do so The International Labour Organization chief said Tuesday he hoped the UN body would resolve the controversial issue of whether to cut ties with the tobacco industry by the end of
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 9, 2018 18:30
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[Canada] Liberal MLA Dr. David Swann demanding answers on NDP secret relationship with the Big Tobacco Lobby

Dr. Swann is demanding to know if the NDP Government is honouring its commitment... FCTC forbids meetings behind closed doors with tobacco lobbyists. Canada and its regional governments including Alberta are FCTC signatories.
Alberta Liberal Opposition (ca)
added May 9, 2018 14:54
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[Australia] Big tobacco’s big little lies on Twitter

Christina Watts, Becky Freeman and Marita Hefler identify some of the promotional tactics being used by tobacco companies and provide some examples of how these companies are using Twitter to give a misleading picture of their activities and potentially
Croakey (au)
added May 9, 2018 03:40
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Pakistan’s Auditor General initiates special audit of MNCs in tobacco sector

the special audit of MNCs will analyse the production of tobacco manufacturing industry and rate of tax collection from the tobacco sector. They said tax collection has witnessed decline while production went up 100 per cent in recently. Moreover, the aud
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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NETHERLANDS WITHDRAWS FROM INTERNATIONAL CIGARETTE ADVICE COMMITTEE: REPORT

gives the tobacco industry advice on measuring nicotine, tar and carbon monoxide in their products, according to newspaper Trouw... eight of the 10 members in the Dutch committee come from the tobacco industry. Due to the massive influence the tobacco in
NL Times (nl)
added May 7, 2018 19:10
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[Australia] Think you've got plenty of time to quit smoking? Think again: Hundreds of people as young as 30 are dying due to cigarettes

Smoking is killing people as young as 30, a new analysis from the Victorian Health Department shows. In 2011 smoking killed 24 Victorians in their 30s and 155 in their 40s... 'We're seeing tobacco companies using underhand tactics to make smoking hip ag
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2018 02:34
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[Australia] BIG TOBACCO’S ‘DIRTY PRICE TRICK’ ($$)

(BATA) combined revenue per pack has grown from $5.22 to $12.83...Philip Morris International is now seizing on the stalling cessation rate to push for the legalisation of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, ...
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added May 6, 2018 17:58
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[California] MAA/HELLIG: Saving San Francisco’s ban on candy-flavored tobacco products

Have you been approached by a “No on Proposition E” person on the street or received their campaign flyers in the mail or seen them online or on television?...They are fully funded by the tobacco industry...here is why they are worried enough to spend mor
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added May 6, 2018 17:44
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Scott Pruitt's Secret Science Plan Was Developed to Defend Tobacco and It Could Be Coming for Clean Air Rules

In early 1998, lobbying and PR company Powell Tate was busy with a strategy to protect its tobacco industry clients from health and safety regulations. Costing roughly $200,000, the plan was called “Secret Science” and would be a public affairs campaign
DeSmogBlog
added May 7, 2018 22:09
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