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[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07
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[New York] Ethics of Tobacco PR Argued by Holmes, Cohen

Paul Holmes of The Holmes Report and ex-New York Times “Ethicist” columnist Randy Cohen argued heatedly Sept. 8 about the ethics of repping tobacco (Holmes favoring it). The argument took place towards the end of the 90-minute program of the New York ch
O'Dwyer's PR Daily
added Sep 18, 2014 18:06
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[Korea - South] In no-smoking debate, Korea parallels Germany

From January, smoking will be banned in all restaurants and bars, a move similar to Germany’s health act in 2007 that prohibited smoking at alcoholic establishments, making enclosed smoking booths inside the exception. The German government soon faced s
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:00
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] NATT: Beware of Tobacco Industry Antics To Thwart FCTC/COP6

has called on Nigerians especially journalists to anticipate visibility events by tobacco industry to thwart the sixth session of the Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC/COP6) to be held in Moscow in October 8-13, 20
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:19
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Trade deal must have tobacco exception, key Democrat warns

The statement by Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan was a warning to the White House, which is trying to wrap up the negotiations by November. President Obama has resisted calls to include explicit anti-tobacco language in the deal. Levin is the ranking Demo
Washington DC Examiner
added Sep 18, 2014 14:53
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[New York] ROSS: A relentless battler for real science

She saw through the mis- and disinformation campaigns promulgated by poseurs of many stripes, from the Big Tobacco spin on the “cancer epidemic” — which she rightly saw as an attempt to distract from the real culprit, cigarettes
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:33
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[New York] ARCHIVE: Big pay, low payoff at NYC nonprofit

Whelan, 69, who has a doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health and founded the nonprofit in 1978, brushed off criticism. “We are more active than ever before"... Current projects include...Ross’ testimony on “reduced-risk tobacco” at an FDA hea
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:31
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Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70

it has also argued for controls on handguns and tobacco sales...the council... has disparaged critics of smokeless tobacco... She wrote a total of 27 books. Several attacked the tobacco industry for lack of openness
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2014 22:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco firms’ interference biggest threat to control effort

“Tobacco transnationals like BAT, Philip Morris, and Japan Tobacco have used political influence to whittle down or defeat tobacco legislation across the globe,” said Philip Jakpor, NATT Nigeria Spokesperson. “Article 5.3 (of the Framework Convention on T
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:49
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Tobacco pulls Left to defend states' rights

their litany of complaints against the Trans-Pacific Partnership... "States' rights? Yes. The right to regulate things like tobacco," Maine Attorney General Janet Mills... "No free-trade agreement has the ability to overturn state or federal law," ALEC's
Washington DC Examiner
added Sep 17, 2014 06:45
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