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[Australia] STEFKA: Philip Morris International, tobacco industry's biggest downfall

John Oliver... poked fun at the case...I smoke Marlboro. And Marlboro is currently part of a major international coercion ring that spans five known continents. So with this, I am calling for a boycott of all Philip Morris products.
doaneline.com (Doane College, Crete, NE)
added Feb 19, 2015 11:55
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[Ireland] Anton Savage: If big tobacco sues, then remember this is an industry which kills people

Instead of IBEC and The US Chamber of Commerce saying 'well chaps, you peddle death, so there ain't a whole pile we can do for you', they have lent their weight to the industry which causes more avoidable deaths than any other in this country.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Feb 19, 2015 11:39
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Evidence growing for pictorial warnings on cigarettes

As this and ongoing research accumulates, the FDA will be in a better position to show the courts that warnings that powerfully illustrate the harms of smoking are more effective than warnings with weak graphics or inconspicuous text. These warnings will
The Hill
added Feb 19, 2015 09:58
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[Ireland] Arthur Cox faces queries from HSE over tobacco role / Firm involved in threatened action over plan to ban branded packaging

Legal firm Arthur Cox is facing questions from the Health Service Executive, one of its many public clients, over its involvement in threatened court action against the State over the plan to ban branded cigarette packaging. The firm, among Ireland’s mos
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 19, 2015 09:39
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Will The FDA Ever Get Around To New Warning Labels For Cigarettes?

the agency “will undertake research to support a new rulemaking consistent with the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.” You may have noticed that the FDA rep specifically used the words “will undertake research,”
The Consumerist (blog)
added Feb 19, 2015 09:15
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[Ireland] Senator calls for 99% tax on tobacco profits amid legal threat

A leading oncologist and Senator has called for a 99% tax on the profits of tobacco companies - if they pursue their threats of legal action against the State.... Professor John Crown has welcomed the news, and said the Government should do more to chall
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:39
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Missouri lawmakers look to child-proof e-cigarettes

The Missouri House is considering whether the state should bypass the feds and mandate child-proof packaging on liquid nicotine products sold in the state. A committee approved the idea last week.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 18, 2015 16:13
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[Ireland] TDs won't back down on plain packaging

Politicians have insisted Ireland will not be “bullied” into cancelling plans to impose plain cigarette packaging by May 2017, despite a multi-million euro legal threat from one of the world’s largest tobacco firms to scrap the bill by Friday.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 18, 2015 16:01
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[Australia] Current Issue / February 2015

issue turns the spotlight to the oriental tobacco market, in the wake of the privatization of Turkey’s former state monopoly, Tekel, and Greece’s EU subsidy decoupling. Following up on our Australia plain-packaging coverage in December, we also feature an
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 18, 2015 11:58
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[Australia] John Oliver Takes Down Big Tobacco / Exposing how tobacco companies target kids, bully countries around the world

took just 18 minutes for political satirist John Oliver to rip those claims to shreds ... It deserves a serious response from countries around the world. Governments should enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use as required by the international toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 18, 2015 11:52
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