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United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

Excluding tobacco manufacturers from UNGC participation is an important step to limit the tobacco industry’s ability to influence the UN and promote its image and, by extension, its deadly products. It is important to monitor enforcement of this policy an
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 01:50
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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Cigarette Companies Will Have Ads on TV, but They Won't Help the Bottom Line

In the new ads, the tobacco companies will be vilifying themselves. One includes language saying the tobacco companies "intentionally designed cigarettes with enough nicotine to create and sustain addiction." Another says, "Smoking kills, on average, 1,2
Motley Fool
added Nov 1, 2017 16:33
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E-Cigarette Flavors—Should They Be Banned?

Vaping proponents cloud the youth vaping issue by loudly declaring the use of flavoring is to appeal to traditional smokers so they switch to the (equally addictive) nicotine delivery system presented by e-cigarettes. This, they argue, is to help people
National Law Review
added Nov 1, 2017 16:30
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[Africa] Nigeria: Rising Drug Abuse

'Big Tobacco Tiny Targets, tobacco companies targeting of school children in Nigeria',... a pattern of the sale of tobacco products, including cigarettes, within 100 metres of school environments across selected towns in the country linking the practice t
All-Africa.com
added Nov 1, 2017 16:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] JAKPOR: Tobacco Company Infractions And Another Damning Report

The findings contained in the Big Tobacco Tiny Targets Nigeria Report showed... Even as Nigeria continues to foot-drag, the tobacco companies continue to evolve new tactics to frustrate any policy that will whittle their influence and profits. Some of th
Leadership (ng)
added Nov 1, 2017 16:24
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[Michigan] Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, starting at 5 p.m. Location: U-M School of Public Health... Leading up to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service (TCS) will host the panel discussion, “Social Justic
University of Michigan
added Nov 1, 2017 10:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco keen on expanding presence, eyes PH as ASEAN hub – Dominguez

which recently bought homegrown Mighty Corp. and allowed the latter to pay a P30-billion tax liability to the Philippine government, is keen on expanding its business in the country, according to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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Behind this Battle of the Sexes, a Philip Morris brand

displays or mentions the Virginia Slims brand thirteen times, among its eighty tobacco incidents....delivered more than 100 million tobacco impressions...Philip Morris (now Altria) and Fox (formerly News Corp.) have many corporate connections: • Fox's C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:14
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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