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[Ireland] Profits of tobacco smugglers are higher than court imposed fines

Criminal gangs are earning profits equal to almost a thousand times the fines imposed on smugglers by the courts, according to the tobacco industry. A report published by JTI Ireland — a leading manufacturer of cigarettes — called on the Government to s
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:38

[Japan] Low-nicotine cigarettes not so low in practice

Depending on the way in which they are smoked, the doses delivered from low-nicotine cigarettes can end up not being as low as their packages advertise, warn experts at a national health facility.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:40

[Europe] ARCHIVE: CRONIN: The muscle and money of Big Tobacco

There should be no room for nuance when tobacco is discussed. Six million lives are lost to smoking every year. The companies that cause this suffering deserve to be treated as pariahs. So why is the EU accommodating them?
added Apr 15, 2014 17:27

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Japan Tobacco to buy JT International

JT International Bhd, which makes Camel and Salem cigarettes, has received a takeover offer of RM808.4 million from its controlling shareholder Japan Tobacco International Holding BV (my)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:27

[UK] ASA Adjudication on Gallaher Ltd

The ads breached CAP Code (Edition 12) rule 3.1 (Misleading advertising). Action The ads must not appear again in their current form. We told JTI not to claim that in 2008 the Government had "rejected" the policy of plain packaging for cigarettes.
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:41

[UK] Gallaher owner claims small victory in plain tobacco pack fight ($$)

The owner of Gallaher has succeeded in having an advertising watchdog ruling on its ‘misleading’ advertising campaign partially overturned. Japan Tobacco International had claimed in its advertisement, published in 2012, that plain tobacco packaging had
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:40

[Australia, UK] ASA partially retracts 2012 plain cigarette packaging ruling

Advertising Standards Authority has agreed with a claim made in an ad for Gallaher Tobacco-owner Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which argued there was a lack of credible evidence that plain tobacco packaging would prevent children from starting to smo
Marketing Magazine (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:05

PLOS Medicine: Representation and Misrepresentation of Scientific Evidence in Contemporary Tobacco Regulation: A Review of Tobacco Industry Submissions to the UK Government Consultation on Standardised Packaging

findings highlight the possibility that the tools of Better Regulation, particularly stakeholder consultation, provide an opportunity for wealthy corporations to slow, weaken, or prevent the implementation of public health policies.
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
added Mar 26, 2014 12:19

Expert verdict on tobacco industry evidence against standardised packaging

The study suggests the collective argument put forward by companies that standardised packaging would 'not work' is based on misuse and misrepresentation of published evidence on standardised packaging and is 'highly misleading.' Examining evidence supp
University of Bath (uk)
added Mar 26, 2014 11:31

[Ireland] Tobacco firms' secret lobbying

The Herald has exclusively obtained copies of correspondence between the Department of Health, Ministers and the manufacturers of tobacco products between May and December last year, by use of the Freedom of Information Act. March 24 will mark 10 years s
Evening Herald (ie)
added Mar 11, 2014 14:54
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