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BROWN: Dear Hollywood: Smoking Deserves An ‘R’ Rating

A few weeks ago, my organization, the American Heart Association, and 16 other leading health and medical organizations sent a letter putting the six media companies behind the MPAA on the clock. We asked them to implement the R rating for movies depicti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 21, 2017 17:17
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WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat’s statement on the launch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

any collaboration with this Foundation, due to its current funding arrangement that comes from a tobacco multinational, would constitute a clear breach of Article 5.3 of the Convention concerning tobacco industry interference. Parties to the Convention ha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:39
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[Turkey] Police raid ‘vape party’ in Istanbul, fine over 800 guests

detaining three organizers and handing administrative fines to all attendees for “smoking indoors,” which is officially banned in Turkey. After invitations for the “unlimited vape party” were posted on Facebook, police took the location on İstiklal Avenu
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:31
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EDITORIAL: A smoke-free generation?

the relative impotence of international agencies and impecunious governments in the face of powerful multinational industries, and the complacency of governments in rich countries, which are content to observe rather than accelerate declining tobacco use
British Medical Journal
added Sep 20, 2017 14:21
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A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century?

The mere fact of having landed Yach is a major public relations coup for PMI that will be used to do more of what the industry always does: create doubt, contribute further to existing disputes within the global tobacco control movement, shore up its own
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 19, 2017 19:42
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[UK] Big tobacco sends out smoke-free signal

“If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to people with less risk than smoking,” Ms Crew told her peers at an industry conference last week. Hours earlier, Philip Morris, maker of Marlboros, promised to spend $1bn to wean people off cigar
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:44
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[Europe] The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes

“Tobacco companies can load price increases onto premium brands and sell cheaper cigarettes at a loss so that poor people and young people can still take up smoking,” said the lead author, Filippos Filippidis, a lecturer in public health at Imperial Coll
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2017 14:37
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[California] Town Business: Who Is Lobbying Against Oakland's Flavored Tobacco Ban?

Oakland residents have been targeted with ads from a group called "Let's Be Real Oakland,"... But it appears that Let's Be Real Oakland is a project paid for entirely by the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company.
East Bay Express
added Sep 20, 2017 23:30
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Wait, What? Tobacco Giant Backs Foundation to End Smoking

Yach...has a history of making deals with the devil in the name of progress...Some worry that the new foundation bankrolled by Philip Morris will also produce research and disseminate information that misleads the public. The International Union against T
Inside Philanthropy
added Sep 18, 2017 23:49
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[France] Exhibitor numbers a record

A record number of exhibitors have registered for the TFWA World Exhibition and Conference, which is due to be held at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France, on October 1-6. Five-hundred-and-fifteen companies have registered so far, up 4.7 percent on
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 23:00
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