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Hastings & Hastings Supports the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Hastings & Hastings supports all the dedication and hard work of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. If tobacco use continues as stands, it is likely that 5.6 million children who are currently under the age of 18 will ultimately die from tobacco use. Th
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2015 10:53

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Egypt] PHA: Towards corporate dictatorship

Philip Morris tobacco company is using ISDS.... It affects workers. Similar ISDS provisions are being used... it means that unelected foreign transnational corporations can dictate the policies of democratically elected governments and over-ride the highe
Communist Party of Australia (CPA) (au)
added Oct 13, 2015 10:20

[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Fight over tobacco could derail gains for pork, poultry

A new trade agreement could mean significant gains for North Carolina’s pork and poultry industries, but a fight over the rights of tobacco companies in foreign markets could thwart the entire effort. Twelve nations — the United States, Australia, Brunei
Kinston (NC) Free Press
added Oct 13, 2015 10:16
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[California] Healdsburg suspends its over-21 requirement for buying tobacco

Healdsburg is suspending its groundbreaking law that raised the minimum age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21 years of age, in order to avoid a costly legal battle that it might lose. Threatened with litigation by a tobacco retailers’ association, the cit
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 13, 2015 10:07

[Asia, India] Tobacco notice an eyewash, fear docs

The September 24 notification was due six months ago and seems aimed at allaying the anger of Rajasthan High Court, which had asked the government to explain its delay in introducing the 85 per cent warnings, health experts and anti-tobacco activists sa
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:47

Ex-prisoner sues France for putting him in cell with smokers, and wins

state must pay €1,200 in damages for making non-smoker share a cell with up to six smoking fellow inmates A French court has found a non-smoking prisoner should not have been placed in the same cell as smokers. Judges said the plaintiff ‘was justified i
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 12, 2015 11:00
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[Asia-pacific] FRANKEL: Why Support the TPP?

the TPP that has emerged is a pleasant surprise. The agreement gives pharmaceutical firms, tobacco companies, and other corporations substantially less than they had asked for – so much so that US Senator Orrin Hatch and some other Republicans now threate
Project Syndicate
added Oct 12, 2015 10:22

[California] Tobacco retailers take aim at Healdsburg’s ban on under-21 sales

Lawyers for the National Association of Tobacco Outlets sent a letter to the Healdsburg City Council last month making some of their legal arguments and in essence threatening a lawsuit if the city doesn’t comply.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 11, 2015 09:35

[Australia] Hoddle St killer Julian Knight loses bid to overturn prison smoking ban

Knight took action in the Supreme Court, arguing Correction Victoria boss Jan ­Shuard ignored the threat of riots in the light of the ban. He also sought an order overturning a prison policy to not approve the sale and use of e-cigarettes by inmates. But
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:20

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Q+A: Trade Minister Tim Groser on the TPP

[USA] is more litigious, and that’s why we put so much emphasis on the safeguards, and then we went this extra mile...nothing in Australia will be subject to ISDS....we’ve got this big tobacco exemption, which stops big tobacco hunting for us.’
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 11, 2015 08:44
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