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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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[Europe] Tax trade body warns EU over tobacco track and trace plans

The International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA)...is concerned over the implementation of the track and trace and security feature requirements of the EU Tobacco Products Directive. It claimed that the draft legislation gives no guarantee of independence f
Packaging News (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:51
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UNGC Board Meeting Report

It was also agreed that when communicating about the decision to exclude tobacco companies from participation in the UN Global Compact, it should be made clear that the decision was taken in line with the World Health Organization Framework Convention
UN Global Compact
added Sep 20, 2017 23:44
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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35
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[California] ARCHIVE: Tobacco Industry Lobbyists Descend on Oakland to Oppose Ban of Flavored Blunt Wrappers and Cigars

Several Oakland councilmembers said they'll listen to the tobacco industry's representatives, but that it won't change their support for the ban. "I'm still going to support it," said Councilmember Larry Reid, who added that he's already met with one lo
East Bay Express
added Sep 20, 2017 23:32
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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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[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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