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[California] Tobacco, taxes, Tasers — they’re all on San Francisco’s June ballot

Proposition E — Prohibiting Tobacco Retailers from Selling Flavored Tobacco Products: A “yes” vote on this measure seeks to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products...it hit resistance from a group backed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which gathered enou
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 14, 2018 22:09
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Global Smoking Survey Findings To Be Presented Via Webcast on March 19th at 10:00 a.m. EDT

Findings presented from 2018 State of Smoking Survey of more than 17,000 people...By uncovering key drivers behind why people smoke and main barriers to quitting, the Foundation hopes to advance innovative approaches to help smokers quit or switch to red
Business Wire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:21
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[New Zealand] Cigarette plain packaging comes into force across NZ today

From today tobacco companies in New Zealand will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging, instead they will be sold in generic olive brown packets retaining the graphic health warnings which are already prominent on the current branded
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 14, 2018 20:38
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The Foundation For a Smoke-Free World Supports STOP

Yach, released a statement in support of the newly launched STOP initiative, pointing out that the foundation applauds the effort to monitor the activities of PMI and other Big Tobacco companies, and joins STOP in condemning any efforts by Big Tobacco to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 14, 2018 17:23
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Bloomberg's Latest Move to Fight Big Tobacco Around the World

Bloomberg Philanthropies has now stepped up that fight with the launch of Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will monitor tobacco industry tactics and practices it deems harmful to public health.
Inside Philanthropy
added Mar 14, 2018 17:23
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Africa’s Deepening Battle with Big Tobacco

PMI is not the only company taking this approach, and many of the industry’s most nefarious tactics are aimed squarely at Africa. Facing dwindling fortunes in Europe and America due to strong regulations, the tobacco industry has made Africa the new fron
Fair Observer
added Mar 14, 2018 17:22
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MACKAY: The critical role of China in global tobacco control

The central government must implement robust, comprehensive legislation as well as increasing cigarette price through taxation. Most challenging of all, China must work to tackle the power and influence of the state tobacco monopoly over tobacco control.
Oxford University Press Blog
added Mar 13, 2018 23:41
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[Africa, South Africa] Empower communities to fight tobacco industry – WHO

As Africa focuses more on integration into different economic agendas with several investors from across the world, little attention has been paid to the fast advancing tobacco industry. The industry has predominantly shifted its target from developed c
The New Vision (ug)
added Mar 13, 2018 14:54
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[Japan] Switching from cigarettes to tobacco heating products reduces exposure to toxicants, tobacco industry study finds

When smokers switch completely from cigarettes to tobacco heating products, their exposure to certain cigarette smoke toxicants is significantly reduced, a clinical study conducted by British American Tobacco (BAT) has found[1].
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 14:52
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LEE: Tobacco Companies Are Targeting New Markets. Here's What The WHO And Bloomberg Are Doing About It

As Bloomberg has stated, "tobacco will kill one billion people this century." Just because tobacco control policies have helped smokers quit in some parts of the world doesn't mean that tobacco marketers will quit any time soon.
Forbes
added Mar 13, 2018 14:36
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