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[Russia] Kurgan MP convicted of beating neighbor who asked not to smoke

The Magistrates Court of Kurgan has found Viktor Semenov, a deputy of the local parliament, guilty of beating a person and sentenced him to a fine of 5 thousand rubles ($76)... A woman next door asked him to stop smoking on the balcony. Semenov reacted a
Crime Russia (hk)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:19

Trying to work with the WHO

Organisations from 16 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia, led by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), had signed a joint call to action addressed to the WHO asking it to treat tobacco and vaping regulation separately.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 25, 2018 18:24

Tobacco companies lead the anti-cigarette charge, but what’s behind the smoke and mirrors?

It sounds like a mockery. Anyone currently visiting the Philip Morris International website... Yach used to warn against people like himself: in 2001 he appealed to researchers not to let themselves be bought over by tobacco companies. “Academic naivety
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Oct 24, 2018 17:07

Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era

One of the biggest purveyors of tobacco products, it says making the world "smoke free" is its goal. The company is renewing its effort to win over new generations of tobacco users to its iQOS devices, which heat tobacco without burning it. It's found a
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 24, 2018 16:58

JUUL's social media campaign resonates alarmingly with teens

And many of these minors - to whom it is illegal to sell nicotine delivery products - are retweeting JUUL’s Twitter messages, amplifying the company’s reach to a teen audience, researchers reported. “JUUL says it’s not trying to target adolescents, but
added Oct 23, 2018 16:18

[UK] Marks & Spencer tops list of major British firms tackling modern slavery

Supermarket Tesco and British American Tobacco ranked second and third on the first Global Governance FTSE 100 League Table, which judged firms based on their compliance with Britain’s landmark anti-slavery law, and overall human rights practices.
added Oct 23, 2018 16:16

[UK] Philip Morris stop-smoking campaign attacked as PR stunt

The wraparound advertisement covering Monday’s Daily Mirror tabloid is part of Philip Morris’s 2 million pound ($2.61 million) “Hold My Light” campaign, in which the world’s biggest international tobacco company is pushing a 30-day challenge for people t
added Oct 23, 2018 16:08

[UK] Backlash as world's biggest tobacco firm launches £2million campaign to help smokers kick the habit and switch to vaping

Philip Morris International, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, are behind the initiative to encourage people to quit smoking for at least a month. But health charities have slammed the move as 'staggering hypocrisy' and 'PR puff', saying the company is o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 15:59

[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

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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