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[UK] Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

The Foundation is led by Derek Yach, former Head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Free Initiative. Yach’s Previous Views on Tobacco Companies and How They Misuse Science and Undermine Health Policy In 2001, Yach and his co-author warned
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:08
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Africa/Global: Tobacco Industry Targets Africa Markets

"(BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. ... The
AfricaFocus
added Oct 10, 2017 15:52
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Tobacco product developments in the Australian market in the 4 years following plain packaging

the continued release of extra-long and slim cigarettes and packs with bonus cigarettes, particularly in the mainstream and premium market segments; new menthol capsule products; other novel flavourings in cigarettes; filter innovations including recessed
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2017 03:22
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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to pr
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2017 02:51
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[Asia, India] Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi High Court

The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs warned on potential vulnerability to tobacco industry

Local government units (LGUs) were warned by a public health policy think tank on their potential vulnerability to tobacco industry interference.... HealthJustice Philippines, in its study titled “Countering Tobacco Industry Interference at the Local Lev
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:29
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GLANTZ: I hope former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin reverses his endorsement of PMI's foundation

The Cancer Letter just published several related stories about the fact that former ACS CEO John Seffrin enforsed PMI's new "Foundation for a Smoke-Free World" run by Derek Yach that is a transparent attempt to help promote PMI's iQOS "heat not burn" pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:27
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FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS OF FOUNDATION FOR A SMOKE-FREE WORLD, INC (PDF)

A. Independent Research Agenda: The goal of the Corporation is to promote and support significant scientific research that advances the field of tobacco harm reduction and reduces the public health burden of smoking-related diseases. The Corporation sh
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Oct 7, 2017 04:26
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SIEGEL: My Response to an Invitation to Consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Since Philip Morris International (PMI) continues to aggressively market cigarettes internationally and to aggressively fight public health efforts to reduce tobacco use, this is just not a project that I can participate in as a public health practitioner
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:35
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Conversation with the Cancer Letter: Allan Erickson: “I think Philip Morris has a long-term goal of a smoke-free world

Through the controversies triggered by the National Dialogue on Cancer, John Seffrin relied on his ACS ally Allan Erickson. Erickson now runs a small group called the National Tobacco Reform Initiative, which includes Seffrin and Derek Yach, head of the
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 07:52
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