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[Asia, India] ‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

Tobacco control efforts in India have been handicapped by the industry’s influence on the political set-up, but the latest survey showing a decline in tobacco users has buoyed activists. In an interview to ARCHANA PHULL in Shimla, Dr Rana spoke of his c
The Statesman (in)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:16
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC wants bigger Ombudsman role vs tobacco industry interference

THE Civil Service Commission (CSC) on Friday pushed for the inclusion of the Office of the Ombudsman in the effort to protect the government against interference from the tobacco industry. In a press conference launching the Tobacco Industry Interference
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:15
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Philip Morris International Calls for Proposals in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT, a Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade and Related Crimes

Proposals can come from private, public, or non-governmental organizations, and interested organizations must submit their applications by November 15, 2017. For this second funding round, PMI IMPACT will focus on initiatives that address converging form
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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Philip Morris Reorganizes as It Shifts Focus to 'Smoke-Free' Products

is reorganizing its geographic regions and executive ranks -- including naming a new chief financial officer -- in efforts to propel the company's shift away from cigarettes. The tobacco company has previously announced plans to focus on what it calls "
Morningstar
added Sep 28, 2017 18:16
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WHO urges governments to reject Philip Morris smoking foundation

advised governments on Thursday to reject a plan by tobacco firm Philip Morris International to set up a Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. “The tobacco industry and its front groups have misled the public about the risks associated with other tobacco pr
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2017 16:21
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WHO Statement on Philip Morris funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI engages in large scale lobbying and prolonged and expensive litigation against evidence-based tobacco control policies... The tobacco industry and its front groups have misled the public about the risks associated with other tobacco products. This inc
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:20
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Nearly Three Quarters of UK Smokers Avoid Paying Tobacco Duties

The trade association for the UK tobacco industry is today publishing ....shows the problem being made worse by new draconian regulations introduced this year including plain packaging.
PR Newswire
added Sep 28, 2017 16:09
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Why Would Big Tobacco Pay for an Anti-Smoking Campaign?

There’s one change, though, that might get us there much sooner. “If Philip Morris and other tobacco companies want a smoke-free world, it’s in their power to create that tomorrow,” Koval said. “Just stop selling combustible cigarettes and we’d be there
Healthline Networks
added Sep 28, 2017 15:54
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Pan American Countries Commit to Accelerating Progress Against Tobacco – Renewed Effort Will Save Lives, Improve Public Health in Americas

Today 35 countries in the Americas announced a new commitment to accelerating progress in implementing proven tobacco control measures...adopted at the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference in Washington, D.C and outlines a vision for the Americas from 20
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:43
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CHAPMAN: Tobacco giant wants to eliminate smoking. . . and pigs might fly [FREE FULL TEXT]

the breathtaking arrogance of Philip Morris and Yach shunning WHO’s article 5.3 on industry interference in the [FCTC] supported by 180 nations will surely steel the resolve of thousands of researchers to continue to shun money obtained from tobacco sales
British Medical Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 22:54
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