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[Europe] Cigarette design and marketing features are associated with increased smoking susceptibility and perception of reduced harm among smokers in 27 EU countries

findings call for a stronger regulation of tobacco ingredients, packaging features and other marketing strategies that may increase the attractiveness of tobacco products or promote perceptions of harm reduction.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 13:46
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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56
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[Australia, Canada, UK] PARKE: Why support the TPP when it will let foreign corporations take our democracies to court? | Melissa Parke

the chilling effect ISDS clauses can have on a government’s willingness to regulate. Canada withdrew a proposal for plain packaging of tobacco, following the threat of ISDS arbitration under Nafta. Here in Australia, rural communities have successfully ca
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:46
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[New Zealand] Māori health fears under TPP

"Any lawsuit that had a chilling effect on tobacco control measures could jeopardise the Smokefree 2025 target which is very important in terms of reducing smoking amongst Māori. Tariana Turia.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:45
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Reducing the burden of tobacco: what's the endgame?

This commentary argues that the tobacco control interventions recommended by the World Health Organization are necessary but not sufficient to adequately address the consequences of tobacco use.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 28, 2014 12:18
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[New Zealand] Health professionals call to give trade deal a health check

Health professionals say a comprehensive health impact assessment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement must be carried out to protect the health of New Zealanders. They say leaked information suggests international big business, such as the t
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:38
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Fair Trade Group Calls for Release of TPP Text

“The inclusion of Investor-State Disputes (ISDS) in the TPP would mean that US companies will be able to sue ...Philip Morris tobacco company had to find an obscure Hong Kong investment agreement with ISDS to sue our government over our plain packaging le
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:33
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[Malta] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg rules out Parliament, but not politics

But Dr Borg continues to steer clear from commenting on the circumstances which brought him to the European Commission in the first place: Mr Dalli's resignation after a manufacturer of snus - a form of smokeless oral tobacco native to Sweden and illegal
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 27, 2014 22:00
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[Australia] Pacific trade talks progress but gap remains between U.S., Japan

Robb dismissed those concerns and similar worries that provisions for investor-state dispute settlement, or ISDS, in the agreement could see Australian laws such as its tobacco packaging legislation overturned by global business giants.
Reuters
added Oct 27, 2014 14:55
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[Asia, Malaysia] KHOR: Tobacco, health and trade rules - Global Trends

Many governments are fighting back against the Big Tobacco onslaught, with Malaysia taking a lead role on two important fronts: the Tobacco Control Convention and the TPPA. Malaysian non-governmental org­anisations such as the Ma­laysian Council for Toba
The Star (my)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:06
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