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[Europe] TTIP smokescreen: Documents on EC talks with Big Tobacco heavily redacted

Redacted documents detailing covert meetings between the European Commission (EC) and powerful tobacco lobbyists have compounded fears a secretive EU-US trade deal would allow tobacco giants to sue governments that attempt to legislate in the public inte
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 27, 2015 21:44
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California Lawmaker Renews Efforts for $2 Tobacco Tax Increase

Opponents of the bill say it would impose an unnecessary burden on consumers and small businesses. However, supporters say the bill could reduce tobacco use and save the state billions of dollars in health care cost
California Healthline
added Aug 27, 2015 12:23
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California Senate will vote on six anti-tobacco bills Thursday

The bills were fast-tracked this week through a Senate committee... By putting new but identical bills through a special session on healthcare, supporters of the bills are bypassing the Assembly Governmental Organization, which had gutted the e-cigarette
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 27, 2015 12:22
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[UK] TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released

Corporate lobbying campaigners published documents that revealed the EU’s executive body had met and corresponded with lobbyists from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris. But the documents, as released, revealed little else.
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 20:57
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[UK] It’s a drag: tobacco lobby fights plain packaging and new smoking ban ($$)

When an influential health charity recently called for smoking to be banned in pub gardens, there was an immediate outcry. The pro-smoking campaign group Forest, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) and a number of MPs voiced concern over the rep
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:34
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[Asia-pacific] WAREN: TPP in trouble: Why we can win this fight!

Adam Behsudi at Politico says “the ire of McConnell and other tobacco-state lawmakers throws a wrench into the [TPP] negotiations.” More likely, a couple Members, probably not including McConnell, who voted yes on Fast Track, will vote no on TPP. Mike Fr
Friends of the Earth International (nl)
added Aug 21, 2015 14:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] CANCER PATIENTS INAUGURATE REPORT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
SUCH TV (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:01
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[Pakistan] Cancer patients inaugurate report against tobacco industry

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:49
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[Asia] Cancer patients inaugurate first-ever report on tobacco industry manoeuvres in Pakistan

Detailing how the tobacco industry in Pakistan carves room for manoeuvre, a report titled ‘Smoky Truth’ was launched here on Thursday at an impressive ceremony where two cancer patients Muhammad Ziakat, aged 31 years, and 55 year-old Feroz Din shared how
The News (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:48
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[Asia, Pakistan] Report titled 'Smoky Truth' about tobacco industry's tactics launched

The report has been launched in the backdrop of a simmering controversy wherein the industry is using 'non-health' national and international actors against the health ministry to scuttle its plans to introduce strict regulations on tobacco industry to s
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:47
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