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[Europe] Plain tobacco packaging encourages more people to stop smoking and fewer to start

A new evidence brief by WHO/Europe — Plain packaging of tobacco products: measures to decrease smoking initiation and increase cessation — provides evidence of the effectiveness of plain packaging measures in smoking prevention and cessation.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 15, 2015 09:48
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Senator Elizabeth Warren fights the White House over the Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership

Levin stressed that there was a need to protect national sovereignty in the TPP, and the right to regulate. ...Levin was particularly interested in defending food safety rules, and tobacco control measures
Medium
added Dec 23, 2014 02:55
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More evidence that youth are using e-cigs to initiate nicotine addiction, also growing evidence for moving on to cigarettes

There are four surveys that have been recently published that show increaing e-cigarette use among youth from Wales, Scotland, Hawaii, and Connecticut. These data support earlier findings in young adults that e-cigarette use is associated with higher su
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:28
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Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49
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Philip Morris International Granted Right to Challenge EU’s Tobacco Products Directive Before the Court of Justice of the European Union

The Directive purports to improve the internal tobacco market, yet instead includes a mix of product bans, mandates, and delegations of authority that raise serious questions under the EU Treaties about consumer choice, the free movement of goods, and com
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 3, 2014 19:24
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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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[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15
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[Europe] EU Customs Seized 816 Million Cigarettes, 240000 Liters Of Alcohol In 2013

The report details the planning, implementation and results of "DISMANTLE", a targeted customs operation to tackle the risk of smuggling and fraud in excise goods.
RTTNews.com
added Jun 16, 2014 18:35
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TORRES: Top 6 Similarities Between the Tobacco and Pharmaceutical Industries

Besides the fact that both have used medical doctors to push their products, here are 5 other examples of similarities between the pharmaceutical and tobacco industries.
Wake Up World (au)
added Jun 10, 2014 10:31
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WHO plans to regulate e-cigarettes in same way as normal tobacco ($$)

Leaked documents seen by the Financial Times revealed that parts of the WHO are keen to classify the battery-powered devices as tobacco under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a WHO treaty that obliges governments to curtail smoking rates acros
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:22
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