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New Bloomberg Initiative Will Expose How Tobacco Industry Targets Kids, Fights Life-Saving Solutions Across the Globe

By exposing the tobacco industry’s destructive actions and false solutions, the new STOP initiative will greatly advance these efforts to save lives. We applaud Mayor Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies for the unparalleled leadership they continue to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:33
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[South Africa] Secretariat of UN tobacco treaty launches Knowledge Hub on Tobacco Taxation and African Tobacco Industry Monitoring

Secretariat launched the Economics of Tobacco Control Project on tobacco taxation and the elimination of illicit trade of tobacco products, housed at Cape Town University. It also launched the Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Resea
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:25

[South Africa] Health experts condemn tobacco industry’s tactics against control in Africa

Global health experts and ambassadors have condemned tobacco industry’s attempt to indulge more people, especially the young and vulnerable in Africa, to their products, which have been known to cause terminal diseases over the years. They have, therefo
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:20

[Texas] BAT scientists are attending SOT 2018!

Next week our scientists are visiting San Antonio for the annual Society of Toxicology (SOT) conference. We’ve got a lot we are presenting to the 6000+ delegates attending the conference, and for everyone online as well! Here is a list of our activities
added Mar 8, 2018 03:42

Supes Call for Closer Look at ‘Nuisance’ Tobacco Shops

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to take a closer look at tobacco shops... “Currently, smoke shops in LA County are allowed by-right in commercial zones and do not need a special business licenses,” he said. “There is no way to track or
SCVTV (Santa Clarita, CA)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:40

[Georgia] Briant: Winterville’s proposed tobacco ordinance conflicts with state law

While Section 31-12A-12 of the Georgia Smokefree Air Act does allow a local government to adopt a local law prohibiting smoking in more public places than the state law, this law does not grant a local government the authority to adopt restrictions on re
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 03:27

[South Africa] VIDEO: Media tycoon Mike Bloomberg takes another swing at Big Tobacco

"Over the last decade tobacco control measures have saved nearly 35 million lives, but as more cities and countries take action, the tobacco industry is pushing to find new users, particularly among young people," Bloomberg said in a statement. "We canno
added Mar 8, 2018 03:14
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[South Africa] Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP)

it would provide US$20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry tactics and practices to undermine public health. STOP will function a
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:37

Smokers Light Up Less, Alternative Nicotine Delivery Technologies Take Center Stage

With big tobacco on board to cater to consumer trends, Lexaria occupies an interesting position in the marketplace as it continues to advance its alternative delivery system for potential out-licensing to companies like Altria, Philip Morris, British Ame
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:30


On the product front, PM USA recently expanded Marlboro Black Label to a two-state lead market. And in menthol, PM USA expanded Marlboro Ice nationally at the end of January. As for trade programs, the company recently enhanced its retail trade program
Convenience Store News
added Mar 8, 2018 02:17
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