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Tobacco firms 'hamper anti-smoking push'

The tobacco industry is hampering efforts to introduce life-saving interventions in low and middle-income countries, according to a report by the World Health Organization. Countries covering two-thirds of the world's population now have measures in plac
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09

[Africa] Tobacco companies interfere with health regulations, WHO reports

Wednesday’s WHO report, which was funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, comes on the same day as a shareholder vote on a $49bn merger between BAT and Reynolds American Incorporated, a deal that would make BAT the largest listed tobacco company in the world
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08

[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08

ITIC: A Foundation Directly Sponsored by Transnational Tobacco Companies

The International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) is a U.S.-based non-profit research and education organization... ITIC’s main sponsors are large multinational corporations from the oil, alcohol and tobacco industries. ITIC’s sponsors include all of the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:56

[Europe, UK] Tobacco Control Plan - NNA response

a world leader in its pragmatic approach to vaping, a pragmatism which has led to very significant numbers of smokers in the U.K. switching to the much safer alternative. Perhaps the omission is because the U.K. Government doesn't deserve to make that cl
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:20

Smoking is cramping your dating style: Survey

A survey conducted by Halo Cigs, an e-cigarette and vape kit retailer, found that two out of three non-smoking women will swipe left on a smoker. As of 2015, 15 percent of Americans still smoke, but that number is a considerable drop from years past. H
Metro International
added Jul 19, 2017 17:17
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[UK] Government targets further reduction in smoking rates

"Setting targets encourages punitive measures. The best tobacco control plan puts education and choice ahead of prohibition and coercion....In the 21st century tobacco control policies should focus on harm reduction products, not prohibition and other res
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:19

[Africa, India] Group seeks probe of Nigerian delegation to treaty talks on tobacco

ERA/FoEN made the call following a Reuters’ investigation released recently, which revealed that Philip Morris International (PMI) had been running a secret global campaign to undermine the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 18, 2017 14:17

Tobacco companies diversify into ‘pharmaceuticals’

Tobacco companies claim to be developing and selling merchandise to help cigarette smokers quit, but health researchers accuse the industry of trying to hook consumers on different – still dangerous – nicotine products. Writing in Annals of Internal Medi
added Jul 18, 2017 14:02

[Africa, UK] LETTERS: The scandal of big tobacco’s behaviour in the developing world

Readers respond to the Guardian’s investigative series on cigarette companies’ efforts to squash anti-smoking measures in the poorest countries
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:29
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