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Up in Smoke: Europe's tumultuous tobacco fight

Allegations of corruption, theft and conspiracy swirl over anti-tobacco legislation — and the tobacco industry swears it’s the good guy.
added Oct 26, 2012 15:56

SULLUM: WHO Says Vaping Must Be Banned Because It Looks Like Smoking

Michael Siegel notes that the World Health Organization is urging countries to ban electronic cigarettes because they "undermine the denormalization of tobacco use." True, they do not contain tobacco, and using them does not involve inhaling any combusti
Reason Magazine
added Oct 26, 2012 15:55

Protecting the World From Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure: Where Do We Stand and Where Do We Go From Here?

Introduction: Article 8 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control mandates all signatory countries to “protect citizens from exposure to tobacco smoke in workplaces, public transport and indoor public places.”
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 22, 2012 13:47

[Europe] Philip Morris Earnings are Slamming These Tobacco Stocks Now

Philip Morris is Europe’s largest cigarette manufacturer and Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East account for approximately a third of its global sales. However, the company has run into several problems in Europe. First, the world’s second-large
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Oct 19, 2012 03:17

[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Developing World Has 80 Percent of Tobacco-Related Deaths

According to the fourth edition of the Tobacco Atlas, put out by the American Cancer Society and the World Lung Foundation, tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death in the world.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Oct 16, 2012 02:33

[Europe, Poland] New EU smoking directive will cut treasury revenue, claims tobacco industry

EU directives to changes in cigarette packaging and sale will hit Polish Treasury coffers, says Poland's National Association of Tobacco Producers.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:29

[Europe] Malta to launch website on additives used by tobacco industry

Malta is one of 15 European countries which will be launching a website to inform the public about harmful and toxic additives used by the tobacco industry to make cigarettes more attractive. This project is the brainchild of the RIVM and the German Can
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:44

[Asia, Australia] Big Tobacco conquers its new frontier

Jill Stark writes that the tobacco industry's saviour is the Asia-Pacific region. And our correspondents in the region report on the millions, including children, who are taking up the habit each year.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:15

[Australia] Tobacco Packaging, Calvin Klein: Intellectual Property

Once a country implements a tobacco-control measure, it becomes easier for other countries to do the same, Rob Cunningham, a senior policy analyst at the Canadian Cancer Society in Ottawa, said in an e-mail. Canada was the first to make pictorial health
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2012 03:27

[Czech Republic, UK, USA] Henry Scowcroft: More Evidence That We Need to Stop Tobacco Marketing

So we wanted to highlight three studies published in June that, taken together, reinforce the urgent need to stop cigarette companies marketing their deadly wares. The first two studies show how tobacco companies manipulated national and international p
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2012 18:50
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