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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Proposed Trans Pacific Partnership takes a battering : Tobacco Reporter

An Australian parliamentary committee has issued a damning verdict on what it knows about the (TPP)... The Blind Agreement report by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee denounces the ‘all-or-nothing choice’ that parliament would b
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 1, 2015 22:19
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U.S. Chamber Fights Smoking Laws While Hospitals and Insurers Sit on Its Board

But Anthem’s executive vice president, Wayne S. DeVeydt, serves on the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is engaged in a worldwide campaign to block antismoking laws. These include taxes on cigarettes in the Philippines, graphic health warning
New York Times
added Jul 1, 2015 12:11
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NEW YORK TIMES INVESTIGATION OF U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GLOBAL TOBACCO LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY

Now that others in the private sector can see the systematic efforts of Big Tobacco and the Chamber to thwart sound public health measures around the world, we hope they will reconsider their involvement with and support for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Legacy Foundation
added Jun 30, 2015 20:10
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New York Times: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Fights for Big Tobacco

Government officials trying to protect public health should be wary when the U.S. Chamber comes calling to do the bidding of the tobacco industry, and the U.S. Chamber should publicly disclose its donors so that officials can be fully informed about thei
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:08
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The Major Health Companies Helping To Finance A Global Fight Against Anti-Smoking Laws

Chamber of Commerce....executives from many of its member companies are identified as members of the Chamber’s board of directors. Among them is Pfizer executive Ken W. Cole... CVS and other member companies in the health field — including Indiana Univers
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 30, 2015 17:55
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Why is the US Chamber of Commerce lobbying abroad for smoking?

“They represent the interests of the tobacco industry,” said Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the Secretariat that oversees the WHO treaty...“They are putting their feet everywhere where there are stronger regulations coming up.”
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 30, 2015 17:46
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Australian Parliament Slams TPP, Calls it an 'Attack on Internet Freedoms'

"The tobacco company Philip Morris is currently using ISDS clauses in an obscure Hong Kong — Australia investment agreement to sue the Australian government for millions of dollars in 'damages' cause by our plain packaging legislation," Ludlam's website e
Sputnik (ru)
added Jun 30, 2015 15:14
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INTERACTIVE: Making Tobacco’s Case

Letters from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington to governments all over the world / Letters and documents from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s foreign affiliates / Letters from the U.S. Chamber with other business groups
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:41
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[Asia-pacific] U.S. Chamber Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures

From Ukraine to Uruguay, Moldova to the Philippines, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its foreign affiliates have become the hammer for the tobacco industry, engaging in a worldwide effort to fight antismoking laws of all kinds, according to interviews w
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:39
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16
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