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[Australia] What have the tobacco and pharma industries got in common?

A recent report by medical journalist Michael Woodhead in the health practitioner newsletter 6 minutes exposed how the pharmaceutical and tobacco industries are active members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a powerful right-wing lob
Crikey (au)
added Aug 12, 2012 19:17

[UK] Plain cigarette pack plans attacked

Tobacco giant Philip Morris said plans to require cigarettes to be sold in plain packages could leave the taxpayer facing a massive bill Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has been warned that he could have to pay out billions of pounds of taxpayers' money
MSN UK (uk)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:14

[Philippines] House majority leader signals cut in tobacco tax rate, as reform bill goes to plenary

Gonzales said tobacco companies want a formula for computing the rate that is "not too lopsided." (TV 5) (ph)
added May 22, 2012 13:43

Best Cigar Prices Discusses H.R. 1639 and S. 1461

H.R. 1639 and S. 1461 are an effort to protect the cigar industry from unfair and unwarranted regulation by the US Food and Drug Administration
PR Newswire
added May 17, 2012 13:24

2017 Philip Morris International letter to Israeli government

A letter written by Philip Morris International to Israel's health minister in June 2017, asking the government to review the scientific data related to its reduced-risk product, iQOS.
added Dec 21, 2017 16:43

[Canada] Local youth to rally on Parliament for changes to cigarette packaging

A group of Oxford County youth is headed to the nation’s capital Thursday to join youth from across the country in supporting Bill-S5. On November 9 the grass roots, youth-based group called What the Health? will rally on Parliament Hill to support a bi
Ingersoll Times (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 20:23

[UK] Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

The Foundation is led by Derek Yach, former Head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Free Initiative. Yach’s Previous Views on Tobacco Companies and How They Misuse Science and Undermine Health Policy In 2001, Yach and his co-author warned (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:08

tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07

[Europe] Tax trade body warns EU over tobacco track and trace plans

The International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) concerned over the implementation of the track and trace and security feature requirements of the EU Tobacco Products Directive. It claimed that the draft legislation gives no guarantee of independence f
Packaging News (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:51

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Not ‘kiddie pack’ but mini pack, and there are reasons: Tobacco firms (corrected)

TOBACCO companies have said there are reasons for introducing small cigarette packs in Malaysia. Responding to The Star, they also pointed out that these were not “kiddie packs”, but smaller packs of 10 sticks.
The Star (my)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:34
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