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[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA] Alcohol, junk food next plain packaging targets, lawyer warns

Herbert Smith Freehills taking on the World Trade Organisation on behalf of British American Tobacco over plain packaging and warning labels on tobacco packaging, has told Fairfax Media that tobacco is often the "canary in the coal mine" for changes
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:59

[Ukraine] LETTER from Health Groups to Members of the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (PDF)

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce harms all American businesses when it fails to recognize the uniqueness of tobacco products that cause death and disease when used as intended and the difference between the harmful behavior of the tobacco industry and America
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2015 16:42

California e-cigarette bill abandoned after hostile amendment

Senate Bill 140 would have regulated ‘vaping” like tobacco / Amendment led author to abandon the measure / Bill to raise smoking age also in trouble
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 8, 2015 21:48

EDITORIAL: The US Chamber of Commerce should quit lobbying for tobacco abroad

The Chamber of Commerce should quit its global advocacy for tobacco and stand up for what really helps business: healthy workers and healthy people.
Washington Post
added Jul 5, 2015 20:27

[Asia-pacific] GLANTZ: Obama setback on Trans Pacific Partnership: Tobacco control advocates need to speak out publicly now

it is very important that the public health and environmental issues become an important element of the public discourse so that we do not end up with an agreement that fixes the most egregious impact on workers and income inequality but leaves all the ot
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 15, 2015 17:32

[UK] Government to develop a new tobacco control plan

Retailers responded bitterly to the launch of the ASH report which comes just weeks after a tobacco display ban was implemented in stores across the UK... The Tobacco Manufacturers Association also hit out at the ASH proposals. Giles Roca, director gener
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jun 12, 2015 10:17

[Asia] Sieren's China: Beijing cracks down on lighting up

It is so unpopular because, unlike elsewhere, there is no large group of people vocally bothered by smokers and secondhand smoke. On the contrary... The lobby is very strong. In 2013, the state tobacco industry made 956 billion yuan in taxes and profits
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Jun 10, 2015 17:11

[Canada] Ontario is a haven for illegal tobacco manufacturers and has become an international exporter of illegal cigarettes: KPMG report

As we approach World No Tobacco Day on May 31, a new KPMG study on illegal tobacco in the Americas sheds a new light on the theme chosen by the World Health Organization this year: Stop Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:43

[California] PETERSON/KIM: Cigarette butt waste - More than just litter.

butts are toxic, non-biodegradable, waste that create environmental health risks and an economic burden. Given the negative impacts of cigarette butt waste, it is time to increase awareness about this issue and push for statewide policy to address it.
Environmental Health Sciences
added May 5, 2015 12:34

GLANTZ: Status of Legislation to include e-cigarettes in California's clean indoor air law and youth access law (SB140)

health groups are working hard to support Senator Mark Leno’s SB140. This is a very well-written bill ...there are also two bad bills that will help the industry. I testified for SB140 in the Health Committee and urge others who support science-based p
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2015 13:00
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