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British American Tobacco’s Use of Social Media Influencers to Sell Cigarettes Faces Legal Complaint in Brazil

(BAT) faces a new legal complaint in Brazil for the company’s use of social media influencers to advertise cigarettes on social networks like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Brazil is the second country in which legal action has been initiated as the re
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:21
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[UK] Industry groups call on World Health Organisation to change stance on vaping

Vaping advocacy groups from sixteen countries have called on the public health agency to reverse its stance that members states could ban vaping products outright as part of a tobacco control plan. Lead by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), the
City A.M. (uk)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:21
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why did you get into this work? An essay on public health leadership and ongoing battles

The common thread in all of these issues are the efforts of industries, lobby groups and determined, often obsessed individuals to thwart evidence-based public health policy and practice which threatens these industries or the cult-like belief systems of
Croakey (au)
added Sep 26, 2018 02:31
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[New York] Philip Morris International joins Concordia as a 2018 Programming Sponsor

The two organizations will strive to improve cross-sector dialogue on innovation and regulation regarding reduced harm products, while working towards the common goal of improving the overall health of all people and the planet. Additionally, this relati
Concordia
added Sep 26, 2018 02:24
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[New York] PMI: Taking Bold Action for Global Change: a Conversation on Tobacco Today and Transformation for Tomorrow

During the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit...André Calantzopoulos... “I'm the Chief Executive Officer of a tobacco company. I’m here today because, as global leaders come together in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, this is the time and plac
Business Wire
added Sep 26, 2018 01:36
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[India, Malawi, USA] Conrad Challenge Announces Smoke-Free World Category for 2018-19

The category, sponsored by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), invites teams of high school students to design 21st century solutions to solve multiple region-specific problems that interfere with the goal of decreasing the use of combustible c
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2018 01:30
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[Japan] Philip Morris Hits Streets to Pitch Older Smokers New Devices

is shifting a large majority of its 1,000-employee sales force in Japan to target elderly smokers with direct appeals, free handouts and money-back guarantees. The effort is an attempt to sell to an older generation -- Japan’s largest demographic that’s
Bloomberg News
added Sep 26, 2018 01:13
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Foundation for a Smoke-Free World calls for proposals to implement Smoke-Free Index

announced at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum that it is calling for proposals to develop and implement the Smoke-Free Index. The index will critically evaluate industry progress toward achieving a smoke-free world and assess actions taken to undermi
News-Medical.net
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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[UK] Imperial Brands/Juul: ifs, not butts

On Tuesday, Imperial Brands unveiled ambitious plans to ramp up “next-generation” alternatives. The stock price barely budged. Even modest success would help lift the health warning from its shares, as well as some of its products.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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[Uruguay] Australia: WTO's Panel Decision On Plain Packaging Tobacco: A New Direction To Developing Countries

the international and national organizations are taking initiatives for the developing countries to help them in formulating anti tobacco policies.
Mondaq
added Sep 25, 2018 16:55
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