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Money or Mission? The Fight about Big Tobacco’s Philanthropy

Labor advocates had big hopes for the 332nd session of the International Labour Organization’s meeting this week, but once again, the organization postponed a vote on whether to end its relationship with tobacco companies... NPQ has covered how nefarious
The Nonprofit Quarterly
added Mar 20, 2018 19:44
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[Mid-east] Can vapes stop Lebanon smoking?

The survey of more than 17,000 people from 13 countries was released Monday by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, a group funded by an American multinational cigarette company currently marketing its brand of e-cigarettes.
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Africa, Nigeria, Uganda] Activists mount pressure on ILO to sever ties with Big Tobacco

“Nigeria’s delegation and that of other countries currently under tobacco industry assault should distance themselves from the Ugandan position,” said Akinbode Oluwafemi, Deputy Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Turning the tide on avoidable deaths in Africa

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and Big Tobacco... In September, the United Nations will hold a High-Level meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases as well as the first ever High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, now the biggest i
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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FDA Publishes Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes

Henry Sicignano III, President and Chief Executive Officer of 22nd Century Group, will meet this week with institutional investors in New York, Chicago and Boston to discuss the industry-wide implications of the FDA’s sweeping new plan.
Business Wire
added Mar 20, 2018 01:41
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SCHWID: With Friends Like These / LGBTQ organizations shouldn’t celebrate the tobacco industry and its apologists.

On March 20, the National LGBT Bar Association will host an “Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception” at the Altria Group office... The disparately high rates of smoking are the result of aggressive marketing by tobacco companies that depict smoki
Slate
added Mar 20, 2018 01:26
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[Italy] European Parliament - E-Cig: a Potential Step Forward for European Health According to LIAF – Lega Italiana Anti Fumo

is bringing experts and policymakers to the European Parliament to discuss the benefits of electronic cigarettes. The event takes place on 20 March 2018 at 12.30 p.m. and will allow experts to exchange views on the potential of e-cigarettes to help reshap
Business Wire
added Mar 19, 2018 21:48
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New Global Survey Points to Key Issues, Needs and Gaps in Fight to End Smoking

Foundation for a Smoke-Free World released findings today from a global survey to better understand smokers, their experiences, and challenges they face when they try to quit smoking. The survey also highlights their awareness regarding the harm caused by
Business Wire
added Mar 19, 2018 17:59
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CDC: Teens Seeing More E-Cigarette Ads

Teens in the U.S. are seeing more ads promoting electronic cigarette use, with point-of-sale advertising the most common source of exposure, the CDC reports.
MedPage Today
added Mar 17, 2018 21:29
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[Europe, France] Big Tobacco Parries Efforts to Curb Smoking in the EU

such Machiavellian tactics are all too common in the tobacco industry, which remains dedicated to efforts to keep individual smoking rates as high as possible—in profitable markets like France as well as elsewhere in Europe. Only last month, for instance,
Diplomatic Courier
added Mar 17, 2018 16:43
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