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GLANTZ: UNICEF “Muted” on Tobacco Control for Children After Partnerships with Tobacco Industry Organizations

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously se
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:57
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Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi wins award for nicotine vaping advocacy

Cory Bernardi draws fire from a public health expert after the Australian Conservatives senator accepts an award for promoting the legalisation of nicotine in e-cigarettes.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:55
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korean Government to Regulate Flavored Cigarettes

The Ministry of Health and Welfare revealed plans on Saturday to implement strong measures that would regulate the flavoring used widely in cigarette products. The Ministry will be working alongside other government arms such as the Ministry of Strategy
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:54
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E-CIGARETTE USE IN CLASSROOMS BOOMS AS TEACHERS BLAME JUUL VAPE

Juul e-cigarettes, easily concealable vapes shaped like a flash drive, have come under fire from teachers, who think the product's slim design and sweet flavors are aimed at minors. “There’s a reason why it’s marketed that way,” Keuther said. “We wish th
Newsweek
added Apr 30, 2018 20:53
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The Tobacco Industry and Children’s Rights

from 1997 to 2000, when UNICEF was actively promoting tobacco control to support children’s rights, the tobacco industry saw children’s rights and UNICEF as potentially powerful threats to business that needed to be closely monitored and neutralized. The
Pediatrics
added Apr 30, 2018 18:45
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds Tobacco continues to be sole funder of Prop E, the company’s effort to repeal San Francisco’s prohibition on selling flavored tobacco products

The latest campaign finance statements are out and RJ Reynolds continues to be the sole financer of “No on E”, the referendum campaign to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on the sale of flavored tobacco products, with $9,041,824. They are saturating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:51
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[Europe, Malta] Former Dalli canvasser Silvio Zammit gets a legal boost in €60m bribery case

Prosecutors' insistence on a key witness testifying in a bribery case against a former John Dalli canvasser breached his right to a fair trial, a court has ruled. Silvio Zammit faces charges related to an alleged €60 million bribe request to a Swedish
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:15
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[Europe, Malta] Judge rules Attorney General breached Silvio Zammit’s rights

A judge has ruled that the Attorney General has breached restauranteur Silvio Zammit's fundamental rights by failing to declare his evidence closed after the last witness refused to testify in the bribery case against him. Zammit is facing criminal char
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:13
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JUUL Maker Vows to Combat Teen Use of E-Cigarette

Business Insider reported that JUUL Labs earned more than $224 million in retail sales in 2017. It is not clear what percentage of those sales were made to smokers using the product to kick the habit and what percentage were to non-smoking teens and you
MedPage Today
added Apr 28, 2018 15:50
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Inside Kansas' Judgment Against Tobacco 21

In what may become a legal test case against municipalities raising the legal age for consumers to purchase tobacco products from the federally set bar of 18 to 21, a District Court judge in Kansas declared the age of 18 a “bright line” that allows young
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 27, 2018 16:06
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