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[Africa, Kenya, UK] VIDEO: British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office

(BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. The allegations were first made in a BBC Panorama programme in 2015. BAT said that it had been investigating the claims throug
BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2017 15:08

[UK-Scotland] Industry steps up efforts to minimise impact of open display tobacco product ban

Tobacco companies have stepped up efforts to minimise the impact of the open display ban on their products in convenience stores or 'corner shops' in Scotland, by offering retailers a new range of incentives to prioritise their brands, reveals research p
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 1, 2017 15:03

[UK-Scotland] Tobacco companies’ use of retailer incentives after a ban on point-of-sale tobacco displays in Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

tobacco companies continue to incentivise retailers to sell and promote their brands and have developed new promotional strategies. For countries that have implemented tobacco display bans, or are considering doing so, one option to combat these practices
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2017 14:59

[California] GLANTZ: San Franciscans Too Smart to Fall for Big Tobacco’s Shameful Tactics

The tobacco industry, including e-cigarette makers, is shamelessly using the referendum process to maximize profits while its customers suffer death and disease, and local taxpayers continue to foot the bill for tobacco-related illnesses.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:38

[Asia, India] How the tobacco industry tries to undermine tobacco control polices

Philip Morris...has been violating a number of Indian laws...strategy involves plastering the inside walls of roadside tobacco kiosks with colourful adverts, giving away free cigarettes at clubs and bars in exchange for contact details and preferences and
MIMS (hk)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:26

behind the marketing strategy that costs the tobacco industry $900k an hour

industry spent over $8.6 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2014 ...Research shows that it is very effective: Youth who are frequently exposed to point-of-sale tobacco marketing are twice as likely to tr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:19

[Texas] BOSTICK: A Year After it Laid Out New Regulations, FDA's Plans for Vaping Industry May Go Up in Smoke

A year later, those threats seem empty as new products continue to show up on the shelves. But beneath a tranquil surface lies a complicated string of lawsuits, delays and political conflict. The future of the vaping industry still hangs in the balance;
Dallas Observer
added Jul 31, 2017 23:14

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Global players keen to boost heated tobacco production

Popularity in Japan prompts makers to push alternative devices using real leaf
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:09

Big Tobacco told to read FDA smoke signals on ecigarettes

“Never underestimate the lobbying power of the mighty tobacco industry,” said Mike van Dulken from Accendo Markets, adding that “the fine print suggests balancing regulation of existing products with encouraging innovation for future, less harmful option
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:50

[UK] Big tobacco ‘manipulating cigarette prices’ to thwart taxes on smoking

by switching brands, smokers could buy tobacco in shops at the same prices they paid in 2002. The range between the cheapest and most expensive brands almost doubled over the 12 years. In 2002 it was 12p per cigarette but by 2014 this had increased to 23p
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:45
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