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[Asia] Philip Morris to fund fight against illegal cigarette trade in India

With illicit cigarettes capturing a fifth of the Indian cigarette market, a global tobacco major has said it will fund proposals under its $100 million global initiative to support third-party projects dedicated to the fight against illegal trade.
The Economic Times (India)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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LOUAILLIER: Smoking Out Big Tobacco

given the fundamental conflict between the tobacco industry’s interests and public-health objectives, health practitioners and governments around the world must do more to prevent Big Tobacco from interfering in official policy. Indeed, they must erect an
Project Syndicate
added Oct 10, 2017 20:31
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[UK] Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

The Foundation is led by Derek Yach, former Head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Free Initiative. Yach’s Previous Views on Tobacco Companies and How They Misuse Science and Undermine Health Policy In 2001, Yach and his co-author warned
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:08
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Africa/Global: Tobacco Industry Targets Africa Markets

"(BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. ... The
AfricaFocus
added Oct 10, 2017 15:52
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Can Altria Actually Win by Attacking Cigarettes? A lawsuit 20 years ago likely never envisioned the new industry environment.

is looking to align the court-ordered announcements as much as possible with its future strategic vision. If reduced-risk products are in fact the wave of the future in tobacco, then Altria might finally get the push it needs to commit fully to the innova
Motley Fool
added Oct 10, 2017 14:35
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Tobacco product developments in the Australian market in the 4 years following plain packaging

the continued release of extra-long and slim cigarettes and packs with bonus cigarettes, particularly in the mainstream and premium market segments; new menthol capsule products; other novel flavourings in cigarettes; filter innovations including recessed
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2017 03:22
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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to pr
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2017 02:51
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[Asia, India] Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi High Court

The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:26
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ARCHIVE: “A deep fragrance of academia”: the Australian Tobacco Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

The raison d’etre for the ATRF’s establishment was to allow the Australian industry to point to its continuing commitment to independent medical research, with the implied corollary that tobacco control measures were premature in the face of insufficient
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2017 13:01
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ARCHIVE: “We are anxious to remain anonymous”: the use of third party scientific and medical consultants by the Australian tobacco industry, 1969 to 1979 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results: At least nine sponsored scientists visited Australia from 1969 until 1979. The industry sought to promote the scientists as independent from the industry and on occasion, scientists publicly lied about their industry connections. The industry wa
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2017 12:45
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