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[Europe, UK] VIDEO: BBC Radio 4 - File on 4, Tobacco: The Lobbyists

Jane Deith travels to Brussels and hears claims and counter-claims: of questionable tactics by the tobacco industry and from tobacco lobbyists who say their actions are above board and they have the right to protect their companies' interests
BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2013 09:58

[UK] David Cameron urged to sack strategist over tobacco industry lobbying links

Philip Morris, one of the major tobacco companies, confirmed it had employed Crosby's lobbying and communications firm CTF to give it advice "on a range of matters" since November. Steven Williams, Liberal Democrat MP and chairman of the all-party group
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 14, 2013 22:52

ARCHIVE: Public Finance Balance of Smoking in the Czech Republic (DOC)

This report details the findings of a study commissioned by Philip Morris CR a.s. and undertaken by Arthur D. Little to quantify the effects of smoking on the public finance balance in the Czech Republic in 1999. The objective was to determine whether co
added Jul 13, 2013 22:44

Anger over tobacco lobbyists as Europe nears new rules on e-cigarettes | euronews,

A new Tobacco Products Directive has been adopted by the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. There were 50 votes in favour, 13 against and 8 abstentions. The plenary vote will occur in September 2013.
added Jul 11, 2013 06:57

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

nanny state critics are frequently backed by powerful vested interests, like the tobacco industry ... or the secretive PR outfit know as the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) ... here’s a long list of examples that show how nanny state coddlings and prote
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 5, 2013 12:51

Why can’t we tell the truth about climate change?

The tobacco industry provides a powerful example of how business interests can stifle discussion in the pursuit of a particular business model. In 1996, the vice-president of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, Jeffrey Wigand, appeared on national te
Index on Censorship [Sage Journals]
added Jul 4, 2013 23:16

[Africa, Nigeria] No Tobacco Day: BAT cautions on stifling legal tobacco industry

As part of activities marking the 2013 World No Tobacco Day, WNTD, British American Tobacco, BAT, has brought to fore the implications of stifling a legal tobacco industry, as advocacy groups kick against all forms of tobacco advertising. In the same ve
Vanguard (ng)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:09

Report cites tobacco spending in Maine politics

A report by a Maine citizens' group says tobacco interests have far outspent nonprofits and groups working against tobacco use in elections from 2000 through 2012. The report released Monday by Maine Citizens for Clean Elections cites figures from the
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 3, 2013 23:33

Tobacco CSR thwarts ad ban, no-smoking laws

CSR work is also a way for cigarette companies to gain access to local elected officials who have the power to approve and implement anti-smoking policies. Rappler gathered a list of CSR activities in the Philippines that tobacco companies have reported
Rappler (ph)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:43

[Ireland] Govt passes 'plain packet' cigarettes, 'doesn't give a damn' about small retailers

Health Minister James Reilly announced Government approval for his controversial plans to force tobacco companies to use generic packaging, which he hopes to have enacted early next year. However, a retail group said that Dr Reilly doesn't care about in
Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added May 28, 2013 13:28
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