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[Australia] SOHLBERG: Plain Packaging and Warning Labels—While the WTO is Examining the Legality of Packaging and Labeling Requirements that Prohibit the Use of Lawfully Registered Trademarks on Tobacco Products, Researchers Promote Their Use on Soft Drinks and Alcoh

Honduras, Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba allege that plain packaging is an unjustifiable encumbrance ...Given the drive by...health researchers of promoting tobacco-like regulation in the food and beverage sector, the industry will need to pay clo
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 11, 2017 00:41
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Why unitary cigarette tax is strongly opposed

all cigarettes – regardless of price per pack – would pay a uniform P30 excise tax... Perhaps the most potent argument for proceeding with the scheduled shift to a unitary tax is the mighty opposition of Mighty Corp., the largest manufacturer of low-price
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:21
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Big tobacco farmers' group backs cigarette tax bill

The National Federation of Tobacco Farmers Association and Cooperatives (NAFTAC) is throwing its full support to House Bill 4144, calling it the “true pro-farmers measure and pro-poor.” NAFTAC president Mario E. Cabasal also called on his group’s member
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:18
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[Africa, Asia, India, Uganda] Tobacco industry frustrating control – watchdog

An anti-tobacco misuse watchdog under the umbrella of Tobacco Control Forum has accused the tobacco industry of conniving with some government officials to frustrate tobacco control efforts. This was at a press briefing at Uganda National Health Consume
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:35
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[Asia, India] #FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ at the UN’s #WHO tobacco control meeting

The official reason cited was that some of the public spectators might have ties to the tobacco industry. But independent observers such as economist Roger Bate say the UN outfit “has made clear that journalists, the public, the affected parties — pretty
EU Reporter
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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Breaking and Important : AGW Denialist and lobbyist Myron Ebell tapped to head the EPA

Phillip Morris hired Ebell in the 1990s as Policy Director to mount a campaign to make regulating the tobacco industry "politically unpalatable", and to advocate for acceptance of "safer cigarettes."[12] As part of its "Control Abuse of Power" (CAP) proje
Daily Kos (blog)
added Nov 11, 2016 12:56
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Review: ‘A Billion Lives’ Claims There’s a Conspiracy Against Vaping

is the kind of documentary that seeks to get you all worked up about an injustice but leaves you feeling as if there were nothing you could do about it. It’s also the kind of documentary that asks you to accept one set of experts’ version of things and re
New York Times
added Oct 28, 2016 12:44
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[Europe, UK] UNITAB

2.1 Financially Supported by the Tobacco Industry 2.2 Co-founder of Tobacco House 2.3 Part of Philip Morris International’s “3rd Party Coalition” 3 Lobbying Against the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 4 Lobbying against the EU Tobacco Product
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 01:00
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco Companies Get Extra Time to Put Graphic Health Warnings on Their Products

The deadline for cigarette companies to put gruesome images alongside health warnings on their products has been extended by six months after the tobacco industry complained it would be too difficult to recall packs without the new warnings in time.
Myanmar Business Today (mm)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:04
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MALONE: The Race to a Tobacco Endgame [FREE FULL TEXT]

No one knows how to do it yet, but the endgame conversation3–6 has become mainstream, and the first places that manage to achieve it will herald the beginning of the end of more than a century of industrially produced carnage. Which places will be first t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2016 17:26
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