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[Africa, UK] Nations that cannot fight tobacco industry should raise taxes, says WHO

Vinayak Prasad of WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative said many African governments were at a disadvantage in the fight against the industry over regulatory controls, like graphic health warnings on packs, which are the norm in the west. They have neither the
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:19
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Civil society shaping tobacco control in the Caribbean

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) and the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) have recently published a document full of such experiences and advice, designed to assist those working in tobacco control and in the broader fight against non-com
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:09
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Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

The world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company is deploying its vast resources against international efforts to reduce smoking. Internal documents uncovered by Reuters reveal details of the secret operation.
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2017 19:34
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[UK] MOORE: The tobacco industry's tactics in Africa are deeply troubling

If the industry can hold off regulations designed to control the sale of tobacco, and taxes to make smoking it more expensive, those economies will provide a rich seam of revenues for years... It is a battle that will ultimately be won, as it was here. B
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 17:51
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Tobacco: a deadly business – about this series

This series is focused on the damage caused by the tobacco industry... This content is funded by support provided, in part, by Vital Strategies with funding by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Content is editorially independent and its purpose is to shine a lig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:40
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[UK] How big tobacco has survived death and taxes

Between them in 2016, they shipped 2.27tn cigarettes, more than 300 for every man, woman and child on the planet, racking up combined sales of $150bn (£115bn). Their combined profits reached $35bn (£27bn), allowing investors in those companies to receive
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:34
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment

we flag the importance of taking a child-rights approach in the context of tobacco control, which is thus far unprecedented. This text was written in response to the Seventh Conference of States Parties of WHOs Framework Convention on Tobacco Control hel
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:48
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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[Africa] Dicle: This is the Best Time to Invest in Nigeria

Managing Director of Phillips Morris, Nigeria, Mr. Coskun Dicle, has seen the opportunities...through our global efforts on tobacco harm reduction and reduced risk product development, which we hope to make available in all of the markets where we operate
This Day (ng)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:59
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da COSTA e SILVA: Time to ban the wolves in sheep’s clothing

One key element of our work concerns the treaty’s Article 5.3... It is hard to see how this kind of behaviour accords with laudable documents such as the UNGC’s 10 Principles. Given its role in spreading death and disease among millions of people and exac
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:55
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