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[Sri Lanka] Attempt To Block Cigarette Price Hike

An attempt is being made to block a move to increase the price of cigarettes, sources said. Sources said that some Ministers are being influenced to prevent a price hike on cigarettes. However, when contacted by The Sunday Leader, Health Minister, Dr. Raj
Sunday Leader (lk)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Vaping is saving lives, American think tank argues

The Reason Foundation urges the Hong Kong government to adopt a rational and lenient policy towards vaping instead of condemning the city’s 600,000-plus smokers to death...a new research paper, The Vapour Revolution: How bottom-up innovation is saving liv
Harbour Times (hk)
added Sep 3, 2016 14:37

[Asia, India] Farmers seek to participate in Tobacco control summit

"We have written to the government that FAIFA as representatives of Tobacco farmers be included in the official Indian delegation to COP7," Murali Babu, FAIFA General Secretary, said. "Allowing tobacco farmers to take part in the deliberations will unde
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 25, 2016 19:48

EDITORIAL: The tobacco industry's deadly distortions of history [FREE FULL TEXT]

as Callard's study shows, the industry still employs historians to whitewash the history of the tobacco industry in the courtroom....As the industry brings new tobacco and nicotine products to market in its efforts to ensnare yet another generation of you
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:15

Obama urged to ban child labor

“If Brazil and India can ban child tobacco work, the US can too,” said Norma Flores López, chair of the CLC’s Domestic Issues Committee. “We call on the Obama Administration to take action on behalf of powerless child tobacco workers because it is the ri
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 4, 2016 11:46

AUDIO: Big Tobacco Raises $17 Million To Oppose California Cigarette Tax Increase

“This is classic tobacco industry strategy and deception...They will spend tens of millions of dollars to confuse and deceive the voters about the deadly nature of their product....” spokeswoman for No on Prop 56, says her campaign wants to educate voters
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:06

LETTER: Looking for Label

It was heart-wrenching to read that America’s tobacco industry has blocked all attempts to relabel cigarettes, especially next to the article on “A Hunger for Change” ...Had my mother seen a label on cigarettes, perhaps she would still be here.
New York Times
added Jun 27, 2016 22:04

Board of Directors

Juan Jose Marco Head of Tax and Trade Government Affairs, British American Tobacco / Richard Vavrik Head of Group Economic Affairs, Imperial Tobacco / Declan Coyne Director - Fiscal Affairs, Philip Morris International / Alexander Kryvosheyev, JT Internat
International Tax and Investment Center
added Jun 22, 2016 14:08

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Open Letter to Dr. Gary Johns and ITIC

The letter you wrote on behalf of ITIC contains false accusations against SEATCA, disparaging remarks about the World Health Organization (WHO)/ Framework Convention Secretariat (FCS), misinterpretations of facts and law, particularly of Article 5.3 of th
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Jun 22, 2016 13:52

[Europe] Tobacco firms defend value of EU deals

Three weeks are left before an anti-smuggling agreement between the European Union and tobacco firm Phillip Morris International (PMI) expires. While the EU commission is yet to announce whether it wants to negotiate for a renewal or extension, EUobserv
added Jun 20, 2016 14:41
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