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[Australia] HIRTHLER: The Trans-Pacific Sellout / Guaranteed profits—at any price

Try enacting that youth safety law banning tobacco advertising. Sorry. Needless barrier to profits. Just ask Australia, which is being sued by Philip Morris for trying to protect kids from tar and nicotine.
Dissident Voice (blog)
added Apr 26, 2015 14:37

[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] Ralph Nader: Obama, corporate ‘free traitors’ and you

sacrifices the American consumer, labor and environmental standards...and much U.S. sovereignty to the supremacy of corporate...Senator Warren explained that... “Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations
Middletown (CT) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 16:55

[Australia, Ireland] International study shows e-cigarette use can lead to smoking

An Australian cancer group has called for all e-cigarettes and vaporisers to be banned after an international study showed some users moved on to start smoking cigarettes. A survey of more than 210,000 people, carried out by Coyne Research for the Irish
The Age (au)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:03

Awareness and Current Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Indonesia, Malaysia, Qatar, and Greece: Findings from 2011-2013 Global Adult Tobacco Surveys

awareness and use was evident in all four countries. Ongoing surveillance and monitoring of awareness and use of e-cigarettes in these and other countries could help inform tobacco control policies and public health interventions. Future surveillance shou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2015 11:36

BRIGGS: How Faith Matters in Battling Smoking Epidemic

New studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that religion may help deter smoking... The takeaway, many researchers suggest, is that a nuanced approach to religious engagement can be a powerful ally in global anti-smoking efforts. In general, r
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:31

[USA] Smoking in top-grossing US movies 2014 [eScholarship]

almost half of PG.13 films still featured tobacco imagery in 2014. There has been no substantial decline in the percentage of all youth-rated films with smoking since 2010. ..The US film industry has known for more than a decade that their films with smo
added Apr 24, 2015 13:38
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[Romania] International Experts, Industry and Law Enforcement Join to Combat Illegal Trade and Shadow Economy in Europe

“One of the main issues related to the shadow economy is illegal trade in tobacco products, because it’s linked to organized crime. ..." “International Conference on the Shadow Economy and Taxation” is co-hosted by the International Tax and Investment
Business Wire
added Apr 24, 2015 13:30

[Asia, Asia-pacific] SEATCA Tobacco Industry Interference Index: a tool for measuring implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions This Tobacco Industry Interference Index, based on the WHO FCTC Article 5.3 Guidelines, is a useful advocacy tool for identifying both progress and gaps in national efforts at implementing WHO FCTC Article 5.3.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 24, 2015 11:59

[Europe, Ireland] Kenny wants controversial EU-US trade deal wrapped up 'by end of this year'

The agreement has also been viewed with scepticism by some in Ireland, with the Irish Medical Organisation recently claiming that it could help tobacco firms in their fight against plain packaging. The IMO claims a transnational arbitration system to be
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:52

[UK] Slaying the dragon: how the tobacco industry refuses to die

The tobacco industry is using an increasing range of techniques to regain its influence over public policy making—with some alarming success, reports Jonathan Gornall
British Medical Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 11:31
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