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[Australia, UK] Failure to publish tobacco and alcohol submissions to drug policy review 'alarming', say experts

The Australian government may have breached international tobacco control conventions for failing to publish submissions from powerful alcohol and tobacco companies to a drug policy review, according to authors of a new health study.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 27, 2017 14:05
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Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™, Receives $500,000 Sponsorship From Altria Group

announced Altria Group as a Virginia Colony Partner. Altria's $500,000 sponsorship will support commemoration projects marking the 400th anniversary of pivotal 1619 Virginia events that set Virginia and America on a course towards the ideals of democracy,
PR Newswire
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia, India] Government investment in the tobacco industry promotes use, says Sumitra Pednekar

Sumitra Pednekar lost her husband Satish Pednekar, who was Maharashtra’s former home and labour minister to oral cancer in 2011, and has questioned the government’s contrarian policy on tobacco. She has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay H
DNA India (in)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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UK: Tobacco Giant Should Respect Human Rights

BAT) should strengthen its processes for identifying and addressing human rights risks in its global supply chain, Human Rights Watch and Swedwatch said today in an open letter to shareholders. At
Public.
added Apr 25, 2017 16:24
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Tobacco Rebounds as Prices Rise Despite Fewer Smokers

According to the Euromonitor, an independent market-research firm, Americans spent more on cigarettes than soda and beer combined from retail stores in 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported. Tobacco companies have been able to raise prices and implement
NewsMax
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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[North Dakota] McDONOUGH: Keep tobacco firms away from kids

The fight to protect our kids from tobacco is facing new threats both here in North Dakota and in Congress. Our state lawmakers voted to eliminate BreatheND — also known as the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy — which has he
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Apr 24, 2017 23:07
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[Tennessee] Health Organizations 'Outraged' by Big Tobacco Sponsor at Academies of Nashville Event

“It is appalling that Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company and parent company of Philip Morris, is sponsoring a high school-focused event. To make matters worse, the event is being held at Rocketown which is the city’s largest entertainment venue
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Apr 24, 2017 19:38
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ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate (PDF)

4. This paper provides background information on the ILO’s current activities in the tobacco sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO within the broader framework of the [FCTC] to help the tripartite members of the Governing Body t
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:20
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[Georgia (Country)] MZHAVANADZE: How to Prevent the Tobacco Law from Going Up in Smoke?

the recently proposed changes can be considered the most radical step towards a tobacco-free society in Georgia. The new draft law comprehensively covers production, packaging, marketing, advertising, selling and consumption of tobacco, and other activi
Georgia Today (ge)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:09
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LETTER: E-Vapor Regulation

We support the bipartisan Cole-Bishop legislation mentioned in your editorial because it maintains the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate e-vapor products while also preserving the ability for us and thousands of other companies to create innovative products
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2017 14:25
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