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[UK] Tobacco giant British American in push to make e-cigarettes 'medicine' in Australia: health advocates concerned

lobbying the Therapeutic Goods Administration to introduce an electronic cigarette into Australia, describing it as a "medicine"... Nicoventures would like to be able to advertise e-cigarettes, and be able to sell them anywhere. An internal TGA email summ
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 2, 2014 09:31

[Europe, Ireland, USA, District of Columbia] Opposition to tobacco plain packaging grows

A letter outlining the US Chamber of Commerce’s objections to the European Commission on the Government’s plans to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products was handed to the Minister’s private secretary at a chamber-hosted business breakfast in Washi
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 2, 2014 09:12

[Europe] Quantifying the influence of the tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive [FREE FULL TEXT]

we observed that tobacco industry lobbying activity at the EU was associated with significant policy shifts in the EU Tobacco Products Directive legislation towards the tobacco industry's submissions. In the light of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2014 01:26
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[Europe] UK Tobacco Giant Philip Morris is Highest-Spending EU Lobbyist

A new and comprehensive raft of data has shed some light on the murky world of European Union lobbyists, revealing tobacco giant Philip Morris International is the company that spent the most money lobbying EU politicians in 2013.
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:06

[Europe] Lobby consultancies hold over 670 Parliament access passes

Biggest Brussels-based lobby consultancies by turnover 1 Fleishman-Hillard €11,514,273 2 Burson-Marsteller €8,965,000 3 Hill & Knowlton International Belgium €8,433,819 4 APCO Worldwide
LobbyFacts (be)
added Oct 1, 2014 06:45

[Europe] Philip Morris tops NGOs' lobbying spending table

Philip Morris' media relations manager Iro Antoniadou told EurActiv, "It is hardly surprising that an organisation actively advocated for its views when relevant policy issues were being debated, and then reported this activity accordingly in the Transpa
added Oct 1, 2014 06:38

Microsoft and More Leave ALEC, 80 Corporations Out

"in 2014 Microsoft decided to no longer participate in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Communications and Technology Task Force, which had been our only previous involvement with ALEC. With this decision, we no longer contribute any dues to A
PR Watch
added Sep 30, 2014 17:39

Google Leads a Corporate Exodus From Lobbying Group ALEC

Facebook announced that it is unlikely to renew its membership in ALEC next year, and Yelp and Yahoo told Common Cause, a good-government group that tracks ALEC’s notoriously secretive agenda, that they have already parted ways with the organization. “Be
added Sep 30, 2014 17:36

American Legislative Exchange Council Statement on Google Membership

“It is unfortunate to learn Google has ended its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council as a result of public pressure from left-leaning individuals and organizations who intentionally confuse free market policy perspectives for climate
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)
added Sep 30, 2014 17:24

Funding evil lobbying group was “a mistake,” says Google

Google chair Eric Schmidt just announced the company’s intention to stop funding the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a notorious lobbying group that pushes all kinds of anti-climate and anti-clean-energy legislation.
added Sep 30, 2014 17:21
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