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International Reach of Tobacco Marketing Among Young Children (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

added Oct 1, 2013 07:03

When First Graders Know Marlboro

It was only a few decades ago that kids could recognize Joe Camel as easily as they recognized Mickey Mouse. Young children's ability to recognize cigarette brands appears to be global. A recent study found that more than half of young children in six di
added Oct 1, 2013 06:58

[Europe, France] Lobby du tabac : choc et suspicion chez les eurodéputés [Tobacco lobby: shock and suspicion among MEPs]

MEPs are in shock since lobbying methods pro-tobacco cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris U.S., they are the targets were revealed by Le Parisien-Today-en-France in its editions of Saturday, September 21 . | AFP / Frederick Florin 8 réactionsRéagir MEPs a
le Parisiene (fr)
added Sep 25, 2013 17:02

California Superior Court Judge Rules for Philip Morris USA in “Lights” Class Action

A California Superior Court judge today issued his final decision in favor of Philip Morris USA’s (PM USA) in a 16-year-old class-action “Lights” cigarette case (Brown). The court rejected plaintiffs’ efforts to impose as much as a billion dollars in liab
Altria Group, Inc.
added Sep 24, 2013 21:44

[USA] The Tobacco Problem in U.S. Trade

Obama administration has a tremendous opportunity to forge a new approach on tobacco that balances U.S. mandates on trade with its obligations to promote public health at home and abroad. By seizing that opportunity, the White House can also remove a majo
Council on Foreign Relations
added Sep 5, 2013 18:38

[Australia, New Zealand, UK] BAT Funded Lobbying Against Plain Packaging

In response to questions by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), BAT provided the following information ... 1 Lobbying in Australia 2 Lobbying in New Zealand 3 Lobbying in Brussels 4 Lobbying in the UK 5 Think Tanks in the UK (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2013 12:07

[Thailand] Philip Morris Leads Plain Packs Battle in Global Trade Arena

The war between the tobacco industry and anti-smoking forces is heating up as cigarette makers intensify efforts to use treaties to block labeling constraints. Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) has pressed the U.S. for language that would make it to
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 14:46

[USA] DePILLIS: Smoking could kill a billion this century. Obama's trade deal will help.

Now, the U.S. is pushing to help tobacco companies find new customers overseas, by allowing them easier access to developing countries in Asia through a sweeping trade deal that would make it more difficult for companies to pass the kinds of laws that re
Washington Post
added Aug 21, 2013 09:44

[UK, UK-Scotland] Cigarette packets to play audio health warnings in fresh anti-smoking drive

The new tech will see a health warning spoken by the packet each time it is opened for a fly cig, explaining how a few puffs could set you on the road to lung cancer and was funded by Cancer Research UK, in an effort to harness the ‘marketing tools of
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 11:17

[Thailand] Health ministry stands firm on expanded warning on cigarette packets

Public Health Minister Pradit Sintavanarong insisted that the latest Thai tobacco regulation which requires 85 per cent of space on cigarette packets dedicated to health warning is appropriate. He was referring to a move by US-based tobacco manufacturer
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:28
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