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While the World Health Organization's narrow focus on smoking cessation suggests otherwise, the FCTC also requires governments to implement tobacco harm reduction strategies
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 21, 2015 12:43

[China] Any Imperial Tobacco takeover would face major hurdles

But antitrust issues, strategic considerations, financing constraints and Imperial's strong stock price could confound willing players. "I think on a five-year view Imperial gets taken out because in declining industries, the law of consolidation gravit
added Nov 27, 2015 00:51

[UK] Imperial Tobacco boss looks to stub out break-up rumours

The boss of Imperial Tobacco has played down mounting speculation the company behind Davidoff and Gauloises cigarettes will be broken up. Shares in the FTSE 100 business hit record levels last month amid persistent stock market rumours that rivals Britis
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 17:21

[Asia-pacific] GLANTZ/MYERS: Obama takes baby step toward protecting public health in the Trans Pacific Partnership; leaves big loophole

Obama’s proposal also leaves the current system of international trade lawyers making the decision in these cases (often in secret). / exception relates only to trade in tobacco leaf not in tobacco products or in the possession of a manufacturer. It was a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 4, 2015 17:23

The end of smoking?

It's not dead yet. Even after decades of decline in the U.S., 42 million people still smoke, and smoking causes 500,000 deaths a year. And while smoking rates dropped 62 percent among high-income families from 1965 to 1999, they dropped only 9 percent am
The Week
added Sep 19, 2015 23:50

Tobacco Lobbying Draws Concern From Senators ($$)

After a New York Times article reported that the US Chamber of Commerce has been engaged in tobacco lobbying abroad (, a group of Democratic senators released a statement imploring the business organization to reconsider its priorit
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Aug 12, 2015 13:55

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco exception coming in TPP — Food exports to Cuba drop — China IP report calls for patent linkage reforms

the Obama administration is working with other countries to prevent big tobacco from challenging anti-smoking laws under the rules of the deal — much to the ire of tobacco-state lawmakers and business groups, Pro Trade’s Adam Behsudi reports.
added Aug 11, 2015 18:11

House Dems Say Obama's Trade Deal Threatens Public Health

A massive international trade deal currently being negotiated would raise drug prices in the U.S. and abroad, said two House Democrats during a conference call with reporters. The legislators emphasized that American negotiators, not foreign stakeholders,
MedPage Today
added Jul 21, 2015 13:00

[Asia, Cambodia, China, Korea - South, Philippines] Spotlight: Countries hold events to advocate no tobacco life

In Phnom Penh, more than 100 Cambodian anti-tobacco activists and officials on Friday marked the World No Tobacco Day, urging smokers to stop smoking at public areas and workplaces. Bun Serey, vice-governor of Phnom Penh Municipality, said the City Hall
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2015 11:24

The revision of the 2014 European tobacco products directive: an analysis of the tobacco industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’ [FREE FULL TEXT]

Article 5.3 was not consistently applied by non-health Directorates of the European Commission, while the tools of the Smart Regulation appear to have facilitated TTC access to, and influence on, the 2014 TPD. The use of third parties undermines Article 5
Tobacco Control
added Feb 24, 2015 15:01
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