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[UK] Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

"This is a staggering hypocrisy," it said, pointing out the firm still promotes smoking outside the UK. "The best way Philip Morris could help people to stop smoking is to stop making cigarettes," George Butterworth, Cancer Research UK's tobacco policy
BBC Online
added Oct 22, 2018 16:57
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Tobacco firm Philip Morris accused of 'staggering hypocrisy' over UK anti-smoking campaign

But charities claimed the move was just a way to circumvent tobacco advertising laws and to promote its range of smoking alternatives, including e-cigarettes and “heat not burn” tobacco products.
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 22, 2018 16:56
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[UK] Tobacco giant Philip Morris accused of 'staggering hypocrisy' over anti-smoking campaign

the campaign, called Hold My Light, is an "important next step" in the company's path to "ultimately stop selling cigarettes". But Cancer Research UK said the company is only trying to promote its smoking alternatives such as e-cigarettes and heated toba
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 22, 2018 16:48
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[UK] Tobacco giant launches anti‑smoking drive

Philip Morris sells 800 billion cigarettes around the world each year but is seeking to boost sales of what it claims are less harmful alternatives, such as e-cigarettes and tobacco heaters.
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 22, 2018 16:49
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli's former aide files protest over AG's discretionary powers

Restaurateur Zammit’s lawyers filed the act against the Attorney General, the Police Commissioner and the Justice Minister, calling upon the latter to effect the necessary changes to the Criminal Code so that the resulting abuse, often unnoticed by the m
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:59
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[California] Juul hiring aggressively amid FDA probe, but troubled image a turnoff for some

embarking on a worldwide hiring spree, seeking to fill hundreds of jobs. But Juul’s troubled image...doesn’t sit well with some tech workers who’ve been contacted by recruiters about working there. Some former Juul employees have quit over the same conce
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 19, 2018 19:31
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit to be indicted for trading in influence in Dalligate bribery case

Silvio Zammit is a step closer to being indicted for trading in influence, after a court today reaffirmed a previous ruling there were sufficient grounds to place the restaurateur under a bill of indictment. Zammit is charged with having solicited a €60
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 18, 2018 17:27
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[Europe, Malta] Sufficient grounds for former Dalli aide Silvio Zammit to go on trial

The former aide and canvasser to European Commissioner John Dalli stands accused of seeking two bribes, including a €60 million bribe from a Swedish snus tobacco producer in order to influence changes to an EU tobacco directive while Mr Dalli was EU Heal
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 18, 2018 17:27
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Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to slide

the most premature mortalities were high blood pressure, high body mass index, high blood sugar, tobacco use and alcohol...faster progress by helping people tackle the major risks, especially smoking and poor diet."
CNN
added Oct 18, 2018 15:50
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[Europe] Study finds rising illicit cigarette trade on social media

Social media and delivery services have become new outlets for organised crime activities when it comes to illicit cigarette trade, according to a new study that has raised eyebrows among EU policymakers. The study published on Wednesday (17 October) wa
EurActiv
added Oct 19, 2018 11:33
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