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[Africa, India] Group seeks probe of Nigerian delegation to treaty talks on tobacco

ERA/FoEN made the call following a Reuters’ investigation released recently, which revealed that Philip Morris International (PMI) had been running a secret global campaign to undermine the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 18, 2017 14:17

Tobacco companies diversify into ‘pharmaceuticals’

Tobacco companies claim to be developing and selling merchandise to help cigarette smokers quit, but health researchers accuse the industry of trying to hook consumers on different – still dangerous – nicotine products. Writing in Annals of Internal Medi
added Jul 18, 2017 14:02

INTERVIEW: Asia, nicotine and new fronts in the future of ‘smoking’

As Philip Morris International makes in-roads on selected Asian markets with its smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes, CEO Andre Calantzopoulos tells Asia Times the industry is about to be turned on its head
Asia Times
added Jul 18, 2017 02:24


3: Use Philip Morris’ database of more than 60,000 adult smokers to reach consumers and create a public debate through the media “to influence MPs,” or members of parliament. As a result the Israeli bans on advertising and ingredients did not go through
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 18, 2017 02:15

[UK] BRAMALL/KEENLYSIDE: Big tobacco bullies the global south. Trade deals are their biggest weapon

That means removing special investor rights and investment courts from trade agreements. It means removing limits on the freedom of governments to protect public health, labour and human rights and the environment. Of course, this is easier said than don
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52

[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42

BRINKLEY: What Doesn't Kill Philip Morris Seems To Make It Stronger

used an age-old corporate trick to try to eviscerate the FCTC: it said publicly that it supported it. That earned it a seat at the table... The mechanism that Philp Morris used to try to overturn the Australian and Uruguayan anti-smoking laws is called In
added Jul 17, 2017 17:41

EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes pose health policy conundrum as Australia faces vaping push

Philip Morris has launched a new lobbying onslaught... Meanwhile, it would appear prudent to use one of the certified nicotine-replacement means. One day, people will look back in wonder at tobacco smoking, but before then many are facing a terrible strug
The Age (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:44

[Europe, Malta] GAUCI: Cars far worse than bars for second-hand smoke

Malta introduced a legislative measure to ban smoking in private vehicles in the presence of children as from January 2017. This will further build on the legislative measures already present and will be supported by an information campaign and by smokin
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 16, 2017 19:41

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO hit on e-cigarettes info

“Local anti-tobacco groups should realize that the WHO is not infallible and repeating wrong information on e-cigarettes will not make it correct,” said Tom Pinlac, president of The Vapers Philippines. “The WHO, which believes that the only way to red
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:30
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