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Obama urged to ban child labor

“If Brazil and India can ban child tobacco work, the US can too,” said Norma Flores López, chair of the CLC’s Domestic Issues Committee. “We call on the Obama Administration to take action on behalf of powerless child tobacco workers because it is the ri
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 4, 2016 11:46

AUDIO: Big Tobacco Raises $17 Million To Oppose California Cigarette Tax Increase

“This is classic tobacco industry strategy and deception...They will spend tens of millions of dollars to confuse and deceive the voters about the deadly nature of their product....” spokeswoman for No on Prop 56, says her campaign wants to educate voters
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:06

LETTER: Looking for Label

It was heart-wrenching to read that America’s tobacco industry has blocked all attempts to relabel cigarettes, especially next to the article on “A Hunger for Change” ...Had my mother seen a label on cigarettes, perhaps she would still be here.
New York Times
added Jun 27, 2016 22:04

Board of Directors

Juan Jose Marco Head of Tax and Trade Government Affairs, British American Tobacco / Richard Vavrik Head of Group Economic Affairs, Imperial Tobacco / Declan Coyne Director - Fiscal Affairs, Philip Morris International / Alexander Kryvosheyev, JT Internat
International Tax and Investment Center
added Jun 22, 2016 14:08

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Open Letter to Dr. Gary Johns and ITIC

The letter you wrote on behalf of ITIC contains false accusations against SEATCA, disparaging remarks about the World Health Organization (WHO)/ Framework Convention Secretariat (FCS), misinterpretations of facts and law, particularly of Article 5.3 of th
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Jun 22, 2016 13:52

[Europe] Tobacco firms defend value of EU deals

Three weeks are left before an anti-smuggling agreement between the European Union and tobacco firm Phillip Morris International (PMI) expires. While the EU commission is yet to announce whether it wants to negotiate for a renewal or extension, EUobserv
added Jun 20, 2016 14:41

truth initiative youth fellows visit capitol hill

thirty youth fellows visited Capitol Hill Thursday as part of their year-long fellowship with Truth Initiative®. Truth Initiative’s Youth Activism Fellowship is a 12-month training program for 18 – 24 year olds. Fellows meet throughout the year and re
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 12, 2016 23:01

[Europe, Greece] Greek smoking ban ineffective

[WHO] report... On a scale of 0-10, where scores 8 and above describe high compliance and below 5 low compliance, Greece’s performance is 3. In particular, the reports notes that the country’s compliance in cafes, bars, restaurant is from 0 to 2.
added Jun 6, 2016 12:26

[Asia, India] Contradictory reports by government panels weaken fight against tobacco

While the former strongly recommended reduction in tobacco consumption to reduce unnecessary loss of lives, the second one warned that excessive measures to reduce tobacco consumption may lead to social unrest due to loss of livelihoods. (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:19

[Asia] Reconsider 85 percent pictorial warning on tobacco packs, India Inc. tells government

Two of India's major business forums - the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) have joined hands to categorically tell the Centre that there is a serious need to reconsider moves to
ANI (in)
added May 12, 2016 15:28
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