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[UK] HATCHARD: Big Tobacco’s dirty tricks in opposing plain packaging

Opponents of plain packaging tend to have links to the tobacco industry. So much so that three-quarters of organisations identified in our study had financial links to tobacco companies... In order to help countries guard against tobacco industry interfe
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 18, 2016 02:21
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[California] BIRR: Advocates of Tobacco Tax on E-Cigarettes Use Dead Kids in Ad Campaign

“Let people make their own choices,” Steven Greenhut, Western Region director for the R Street Institute, told NPR. “Vaping is not entirely safe. But it’s pretty clear that vaping is far less harmful than smoking.”
Libertarian Republic
added Oct 11, 2016 22:10
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Why Grover Norquist Won’t Stop Fighting for Your Right to Vape

"Trump failed to speak to the Vaping community tonight," he tweeted the night of the first presidential debate. "Missed opportunity." This is on-brand for him; in February, he told the Washington Examiner that "the next election, at the presidential leve
Vice.com
added Oct 6, 2016 16:50
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[California] VIDEO: Tobacco tax supporters release new television ad in one of state's most expensive campaigns

"Big tobacco’s motives are to keep tobacco prices down so that their customers, especially kids, will continue to buy their products," said Yes on 56 campaign spokesman Mike Roth. Roth said the ad will begin airing on statewide television today.
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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[Australia, New Zealand] Tobacco giant warns of plain packet 'black market'

British American Tobacco's New Zealand spokesman Saul Derber said plain packaging in Australia had been a failure - and it would fail here too. "Not only is the Australian tobacco plain packaging experiment failing to meet its objectives, the policy is h
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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[California] RAFTERY; REP. HUNTER, WHO TOOK $42,000 FROM TOBACCO INDUSTRIES, PUSHES TO ALLOW FREE TOBACCO FOR TROOPS

including over $13,511 for his 2016 campaign... Asked about threats posed by tobacco to soldiers’ lives and health, as well as the high costs of caring for veterans...Hunter stated, “I don’t care."...just whose interest is Rep. Hunter truly representing?
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 21:41
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[Sri Lanka] Attempt To Block Cigarette Price Hike

An attempt is being made to block a move to increase the price of cigarettes, sources said. Sources said that some Ministers are being influenced to prevent a price hike on cigarettes. However, when contacted by The Sunday Leader, Health Minister, Dr. Raj
Sunday Leader (lk)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Vaping is saving lives, American think tank argues

The Reason Foundation urges the Hong Kong government to adopt a rational and lenient policy towards vaping instead of condemning the city’s 600,000-plus smokers to death...a new research paper, The Vapour Revolution: How bottom-up innovation is saving liv
Harbour Times (hk)
added Sep 3, 2016 14:37
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[Asia, India] Farmers seek to participate in Tobacco control summit

"We have written to the government that FAIFA as representatives of Tobacco farmers be included in the official Indian delegation to COP7," Murali Babu, FAIFA General Secretary, said. "Allowing tobacco farmers to take part in the deliberations will unde
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 25, 2016 19:48
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EDITORIAL: The tobacco industry's deadly distortions of history [FREE FULL TEXT]

as Callard's study shows, the industry still employs historians to whitewash the history of the tobacco industry in the courtroom....As the industry brings new tobacco and nicotine products to market in its efforts to ensnare yet another generation of you
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:15
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