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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging: a health policy case study of corporate conflict expansion and adaptation

TTCs were directly responsible for 28% of total activities, predominantly direct lobbying, but also financially underwrote third party research, communication, mass recruitment and lobbying. Active organisations rarely reported any financial relationship
BMJ Open (uk)
added Oct 16, 2016 15:31
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International Issues: Warning Labels

"Health warnings on tobacco product packaging are critical to any effective tobacco control strategy. They increase public awareness of the serious health risks of tobacco use and help to ensure that the packaging tells the truth about the deadly product
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Oct 4, 2016 16:20
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Analysis of the logic and framing of a tobacco industry campaign opposing standardised packaging legislation in New Zealand

BATNZ's Agree–Disagree campaign relied on unsound arguments, logical fallacies and rhetorical devices. Given the industry's frequent recourse to these tactics, we propose strategies based on our study findings that can be used to assist the tobacco contro
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2016 00:28
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Plain packaging: Inconclusive evidence suggests Canada should wait--Montreal Economic Institute

We must not forget that tobacco is already one of the most regulated and strictly controlled industries in Canada, which is also among the countries in the world where smoking prevalence is the lowest. "Since the debate over the effectiveness of plain p
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:54
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[Australia] Smoking rates among high school students drop as habit falls out of favour

The report released on Wednesday compared baseline and midpoint figures from a range of sources from 2007 to 2014, and found the habit seemed to be falling out of favour with young people. 19.1% of high school students aged between 12 and 17 had tried a
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:29
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[UK] Imperial Brands "on track" but cigarette packaging changes and end of Philip Morris International distribution agreement take their toll

The Winston and Gauloises maker is set to make £7.16bn in total tobacco revenue and total group adjusted profit of £3.51bn. This will be a 15 per cent year-on-year rise in both revenue and overall profit.
City A.M. (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:26
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[Belgium] Sinclair Davidson Claims Freedom of Information Request Shows Australian Government Manipulated Plain Packs Data

Following a Freedom of Information request... will tell a meeting of the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum ('GTNF') in Brussels that despite what the Australian government claims, their own data simply does not support the notion that their policy on plain
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2016 02:41
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A Natural OTP Opportunity / Consumer demand grows for high-margin premium OTP options

“It would seem that tobacco and healthy are polar opposites,” he said. “(But) tobacco is absolutely one of those categories where customers see ‘premium,’ see ‘all-natural,’ and that grabs their attention.” Though the trend is admittedly being driven by
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2016 23:06
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[South America/Caribbean] President of Uruguay / A privileged position within the region

In this exclusive interview with United World, Mr. Vázquez...discusses Uruguay’s competitive advantages, as well as the landmark Uruguay v Philip Morris court case, in which the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSI
The Worldfolio (uk)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:35
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TRANSCRIPT: The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

Gagnon tells Tremonti "plain packaging is not going to work...has nothing to do with public health...It's because there's a number of anti-tobacco lobbyist group that for them plain packaging is important and that's the truth. "
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 27, 2016 00:24
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