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TRANSCRIPT: The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

Gagnon tells Tremonti "plain packaging is not going to work...has nothing to do with public health...It's because there's a number of anti-tobacco lobbyist group that for them plain packaging is important and that's the truth. "
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 27, 2016 00:24
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[California] PORAC Endorses Prop 56 to Protect Children and Save Lives

Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) – the largest law enforcement organization in California and the largest statewide association in the nation – is putting its muscle behind Proposition 56, the life-saving tobacco tax initiative th
Yes on
added Sep 26, 2016 23:43

[California] CSAC Supports Proposition 56 on Behalf of the State’s 58 Counties

California State Association of Counties (CSAC) has announced its support for Proposition 56, saying the initiative will improve California communities by curbing youth tobacco use, including e-cigarette and cigar smoking, and improving health care for lo
Yes on
added Sep 26, 2016 23:43

[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Modi

A body of small tobacco retailers, the Akhil Bharatiya Paan Vikreta Sangathan (ABPVS), has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow its representation in WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) meeting slated to be held in Delhi in No
DNA India (in)
added Sep 26, 2016 18:03

[Australia] AUDIO: The Current 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

CBC News (ca)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43


a Wyoming House-Senate committee killed another attempt to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $1.25 per pack, the Caspar Star Tribune reports. The Joint Revenue Committee had been asked by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network to increase th
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:20

PICARD: Canada should adopt plain packaging rules despite what Big Tobacco says

In recent days, Canada’s tobacco industry has launched a massive advertising campaign – including a full page ad in The Globe and Mail – attacking the federal government’s plan to introduce plain packaging rules for cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:51

[Asia, India] Centre keeps industry, farm bodies off tobacco summit

Dismissing repeated representations from tobacco farmers’ and industry bodies, the Union Ministry of Health has said it can’t include them as participants in the upcoming WHO tobacco control conference to be held here as it will amount to a “conflict of i
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36

[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India urges government to include farmers in COP 7

TII has said that it is important that policy development during COP 7 is not left to the tobacco control activists and NGOs alone. "We are concerned that at the behest of vested interests NGOs and anti-tobacco activists in India through their relentles
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36

[Wyoming] Revenue committee snuffs out tobacco tax increase

The state’s tax on tobacco products will remain among the lowest in the nation, as the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Interim Revenue Committee opted to reject ...The decision came after tobacco company lobbyists argued that increasing the current tax would
Wyoming Business Report
added Sep 24, 2016 15:10
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