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[Europe, UK] Brexit: Lawyers warn of industry influence over public health laws as EU 'fundamental right' is axed

Tobacco and alcohol companies could win more easily in court cases such as the recent battle over plain cigarette packaging if the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights is abandoned, they wrote in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
The Independent (uk)
added May 4, 2017 15:12

DANZIGER: 'Big Tobacco's Next Big Opportunity: Smoking Experiences

Altria’s Nat Sherman could become the next Starbucks, creating a nationwide network of new ‘places’ where smokers can enjoy their personal luxury experience. That is the next big business opportunity for ‘Big Tobacco.’
added May 10, 2017 03:00

Cigarette sales are plummeting. But tobacco company profits are still booming.

The number of cigarettes sold in the U.S. fell by 37 per­cent from 2001 to 2016. But revenues at U.S. tobacco com­pa­nies rose by 32 percent over the same period, to an estimated $93.4 billion. Why?
The Week
added May 5, 2017 12:38

FLOC speaks out against speaks out against abuses in BAT supply chain

Leaders from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) challenged (BAT) during their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London about their failure to be transparent and take concrete action despite numerous reports detailing human rights abuses on BAT cont
added May 5, 2017 04:33

Big tobacco in 2017: Full steam ahead

Unmentioned was the fact that Cole ended the 2016 cycle at No. 10 among the tobacco industry‘s top recipients of campaign contributions, having raked in more than $33,000. Bishop received about half that, $16,000. Big tobacco’s favorite candidate of 2016 (Center for Responsive Politics)
added May 5, 2017 04:22

[Australia] E-cigarette firm hit with $55,000 fine

The boss of an online e-cigarette company has been fined $55,000 after being pursued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for falsely claiming the products did not contain cancer-causing chemicals.
West Australian (au)
added May 5, 2017 04:21

[Australia] Tobacco Logo Ban Said to Get WTO Backing in Landmark Case

A WTO dispute-settlement panel backed Australia’s argument that the rules it set in 2011 don’t violate trade law because they qualify as a legitimate public health measure, the people said, asking not to be identified because the decision isn’t yet publi
Bloomberg News
added May 5, 2017 01:41

[Australia] Industry opposition: predicted effects on illicit tobacco

Industry claims about likely effects on illicit tobacco / Media releases / British American Tobacco Australia, Taxpayers lose $1 billion while criminals make millions, 2011... British American Tobacco Australia, Sydney number one hot spot for illegal tob
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added May 4, 2017 14:03

Illegal tobacco sales cost Australian gov't 1.2 bln USD: report

The Illicit Tobacco in Australia 2016 report, released by auditing firm KPMG...has said that illegal tobacco sales comprise 13.9 percent ...recommended a national strategy...backed by....local tobacco industry.
Xinhua Newswire
added May 4, 2017 02:04

E-liquids allergy guide

‘An allergic reaction is an overreaction by the body’s immune system to compounds that a person is ‘allergic’ to,’ the press note said. ‘Even if a compound has the potential to cause such a reaction (i.e. it is an allergen), that doesn’t mean it will. Wh
Tobacco Reporter
added May 4, 2017 00:18
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