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[USA] LETTERS: Tobacco, Trade Agreements and Public Health

The United States government’s proposal on tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations represents a step forward for public health in the international trade community. -- BILL CORR ... it already has a safe harbor in our trade agreements and u
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2013 23:50
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[Australia, New York] Will revolution in cigarette packaging make a global difference in battling tobacco health crisis

Rimmer said the "heyday of big tobacco" was over and though smoking was still growing in developing countries such as India, Indonesia and China it was "only a matter of time" before anti-tobacco measures reached those places. But Daube said "well over"
New York Daily News
added Aug 22, 2012 02:16
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Altria triples second-quarter profits

Altria said on Tuesday that its second-quarter profits tripled, as the maker of Marlboro cigarettes in the US successfully increased prices and sold more smokeless products.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:24
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[Kenya] Six million smokers died in 2011 -- report

Dr William Maina, head of the division of non-communicable diseases in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, dismissed the argument that the industries are legitimate businesses that sustain both local and the global economies by creating jobs and
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jun 23, 2012 15:44
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[Canada, Germany] Who Gets to Sell Cigarettes Without Taxes?

BOTTOM LINE - Grand River Enterprises has battled U.S. and Canadian authorities over taxation of cigarettes as it’s built a lucrative worldwide business with its Indian smokes.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 27, 2017 20:18
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Luxury Cigars, From Cuba To China - Forbes

Sales of premium cigars are growing at between 4% and 5% a year, with a typical smoker getting younger by the day.... Further growth in premium cigars, priced between $20 and $200 each or more, is expected in particular to be fuelled by two Communist-rule
Forbes
added Jan 23, 2015 11:36
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[Australia] DOLACK: Secret trade deal offers more tobacco, less health care

r the TPP, the task of governments, codified in law, would be to maximise corporate profits. Such is the dystopia that awaits unless there is an international movement against the TPP, and then to overturn existing “free-trade” agreements.
Green Left Weekly (au)
added Sep 19, 2013 00:08
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Secrecy Tightens / MoreTobacco, Less Health Care

They will now end their practice of “consultation” — the August 23 to 30 negotiations (the 19th round) are the last scheduled. Instead, negotiators will begin to meet in unannounced meetings. In other words, not only is the text of the TPP to remain a se
CounterPunch
added Sep 6, 2013 13:29
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WEST/MARTEAU: Commentary on Casswell (2013): The commercial determinants of health - West [FREE FULL TEXT]

Reducing consumption requires re-thinking macro-economics to achieve prosperity without growth, a brave but vital initiative to curb the commercial determinants of health before the planet becomes too hostile to support human existence [7, 8].
Addiction
added Mar 21, 2013 12:08
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[UK] Ten-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations across the world - but the US lags far behind

Tobacco intake showed a surprising variation across nations. Iceland is the only country in which more women smoked than men, but the overall rate of tobacco consumption was among the lowest among rich countries. The largest disparity among OECD nations
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:11
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