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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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[UK] EDITORIAL: The Guardian view on big tobacco: stop the spread

The companies insist they are only ensuring that legislation is proportionate. These are weasel words. Their tactics are well-funded, well-rehearsed and slick. They worked for years in the old markets. But if tactics can be exported, so can campaigns. BAT
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:21
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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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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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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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[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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[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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[Europe] Parliamentary questions 13 June 2017

The illicit tobacco trade is in breach of the competition laws laid down in Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and bulk tobacco has never been cited as a growing problem....what is the Commission doing to fight bulk tobacco
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:51
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Digital serialised coding technology seriously flawed

issued a strongly worded warning that the digital serialised coding technology being promoted by the tobacco industry to worldwide governments is seriously flawed and would never comply with international
International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:46
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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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