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

But scratch the surface and you’ll discover nanny state critics are frequently backed by powerful vested interests, like the tobacco industry arguing against plain packaging on cigarettes, or the secretive PR outfit know as the Institute of Public Affairs
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:44

[UK-Scotland] 'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27

[UK] What's New on TobaccoTactics?

What's New on TobaccoTactics? 13 August 2014: The second UK Consultation on plain packaging of tobacco products ended 7 August 2014. View our list of third parties to stay up-to-date on on the organisations and people opposing plain packaging and their l (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:24

Missouri Veto Lays Bare Growing Debate Over Electronic Cigarettes

But Nixon said the issue wasn’t quite that simple. In a letter to the secretary of state, the governor said he would support a straight ban for minors but could not accept parts of the bill that would have prevented e-cigarettes from being regulated like
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:17

EC Forum Announces Survey Results of More Than 10,000 E-Cigarette Users as the FDA Public Comment Period Ends This Friday, August 8

Though a vocal minority in the public health community are skeptical of vaping as an effective smoking cessation tool, the survey data paints a clear picture: the vast majority of vapers had been heavy smokers and have given up smoking for vaping.
Business Wire
added Aug 5, 2014 13:11

[UK] Plain packaging slammed by Mars lawyers

Should the government proceed with plans to introduce plain packaging, it could lead to brand names being put into plain type, as well as certain colours and shapes being removed from product packaging. Mars argued that these types of branding helped co
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:16

NYHAN: When Beliefs and Facts Collide

Mr. Kahan’s study suggests that more people know what scientists think about high-profile scientific controversies than polls suggest; they just aren’t willing to endorse the consensus when it contradicts their political or religious views. This finding h
Washington Post
added Jul 23, 2014 20:36

[Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe] NATT Cautions African Governments Against Tobacco Lobbyists

The Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT), has asked African governments, to be alert of the ploy of tobacco industry lobbyists at the October conference on economic-viability alternatives in Moscow. NATT, a coalition of more than 1
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:09

[Florida] Ybor City cigar factory fuming over proposed FDA rules

if the Food and Drug Administration approves tighter regulations on tobacco products that would treat cigar manufacturers like cigarette makers. The president of J.C. Newman Cigar Co. says complying with the proposed requirements would be so cumbersome a
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 3, 2014 18:16

Up in smoke / The Australian's 'exclusive' story on plain packaging is just plain wrong

But it comes at a cost to the paper's reputation. Not only has the Australian allowed an IPA spear carrier to lead its front page. It has let him use figures that the government says are misleading and to make claims the experts say are garbage.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 17, 2014 07:41
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