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[Eastern Europe, Serbia] LYNCH: DEATH & TAXES / Part 2: How to win brand loyalists and influence the finance ministry.

added Sep 26, 2013 01:15

Cops fear menthol ban will spark black market boom

current and former top-ranking law enforcement officials from the tobacco-producing South have blasted a potential menthol cigarette ban as the Food and Drug Administration weighs restrictions on those products, contending that prohibition will spur smugg
added Sep 13, 2013 01:30

[New York] Big Tobacco Pushes Back Against Bloomberg

Bloomberg is pushing for excessive restrictions that will make it harder for New York City retailers to do business. That is among the key takeaways from an informative new Website aimed at helping retailers deal with onerous tobacco restrictions. The “S
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 24, 2013 16:21

Scott Wexler

1997 Jan 7: Report for Philip Morris, says: Without question, Wexler and the Empire State Restaurant & Tavern Association are the Program's strongest allies in New York. Whatever opportunity is presented to the association, they make the most of it. Wex
added Jul 22, 2013 05:56

[New York] ARCHIVE: The Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association (PDF)

Changing names to hide its identity has not hidden ESRTA's strong ties to the tobacco industry. In 1994, ESRTA Executive Director Scott Wexler, noted as a “strong ally of PM [Philip Morris],” admitted that the group took money from the Tobacco Institute,
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:45

[Europe, UK] VIDEO: BBC Radio 4 - File on 4, Tobacco: The Lobbyists

Jane Deith travels to Brussels and hears claims and counter-claims: of questionable tactics by the tobacco industry and from tobacco lobbyists who say their actions are above board and they have the right to protect their companies' interests
BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2013 09:58

[UK] David Cameron urged to sack strategist over tobacco industry lobbying links

Philip Morris, one of the major tobacco companies, confirmed it had employed Crosby's lobbying and communications firm CTF to give it advice "on a range of matters" since November. Steven Williams, Liberal Democrat MP and chairman of the all-party group
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 14, 2013 22:52

ARCHIVE: Public Finance Balance of Smoking in the Czech Republic (DOC)

This report details the findings of a study commissioned by Philip Morris CR a.s. and undertaken by Arthur D. Little to quantify the effects of smoking on the public finance balance in the Czech Republic in 1999. The objective was to determine whether co
added Jul 13, 2013 22:44

Anger over tobacco lobbyists as Europe nears new rules on e-cigarettes | euronews,

A new Tobacco Products Directive has been adopted by the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. There were 50 votes in favour, 13 against and 8 abstentions. The plenary vote will occur in September 2013.
added Jul 11, 2013 06:57

[Australia] CHAPMAN: One hundred and fifty ways the nanny state is good for us

nanny state critics are frequently backed by powerful vested interests, like the tobacco industry ... or the secretive PR outfit know as the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) ... here’s a long list of examples that show how nanny state coddlings and prote
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 5, 2013 12:51
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