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The Major Health Companies Helping To Finance A Global Fight Against Anti-Smoking Laws

Chamber of Commerce....executives from many of its member companies are identified as members of the Chamber’s board of directors. Among them is Pfizer executive Ken W. Cole... CVS and other member companies in the health field — including Indiana Univers
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 30, 2015 17:55
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Why is the US Chamber of Commerce lobbying abroad for smoking?

“They represent the interests of the tobacco industry,” said Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the Secretariat that oversees the WHO treaty...“They are putting their feet everywhere where there are stronger regulations coming up.”
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 30, 2015 17:46
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Australian Parliament Slams TPP, Calls it an 'Attack on Internet Freedoms'

"The tobacco company Philip Morris is currently using ISDS clauses in an obscure Hong Kong — Australia investment agreement to sue the Australian government for millions of dollars in 'damages' cause by our plain packaging legislation," Ludlam's website e
Sputnik (ru)
added Jun 30, 2015 15:14
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INTERACTIVE: Making Tobacco’s Case

Letters from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington to governments all over the world / Letters and documents from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s foreign affiliates / Letters from the U.S. Chamber with other business groups
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:41
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[Asia-pacific] U.S. Chamber Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures

From Ukraine to Uruguay, Moldova to the Philippines, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its foreign affiliates have become the hammer for the tobacco industry, engaging in a worldwide effort to fight antismoking laws of all kinds, according to interviews w
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:39
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16
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[Indonesia] PT HM Sampoerna Tbk., a Subsidiary of Philip Morris International, to Explore Options for Complying with Public Shareholding Requirement

will explore options to comply with the Indonesian Stock Exchange’s mandatory requirement of a minimum threshold for public shareholding. On January 30, 2014, IDX introduced a regulation requiring all listed public companies to have at least 7.5% of thei
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:12
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The world's hottest tobacco product: vapor

global vapor tobacco industry nearly doubled in size to $6 billion from 2013 to 2014. That's according to a report from Euromonitor International, which expects the industry to continue its rapid growth -- unless regulation and taxation deliver a serious
CBS
added Jun 26, 2015 17:02
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Message to Countries Worldwide: Stop Marlboro

Around the world, health advocates are fighting back against the latest youth-oriented marketing campaign for Marlboro cigarettes – and calling on governments to stop Marlboro...“Don’t be a Maybe. Be Marlboro.” – has boosted Marlboro’s global sales throu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 26, 2015 16:15
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[Asia-pacific, USA] The Trans-Pacific Partnership Takes Center Stage

congressional passage of the Trade Promotion Authority bill was only the warm-up act....the most recent position associated with U.S. negotiators – although not the official position, reportedly – is that tobacco-related claims should be excluded from acc
Cato Institute
added Jun 25, 2015 15:40
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