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[Australia] 'Independent' doctor-led vaping group accepts tobacco-tainted funding

A charity spearheading efforts to legalise nicotine vaping in Australia has accepted funding from an overseas group with clear links to tobacco multinationals. Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA), the doctor-led charity that has drive
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:30
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[UK-Scotland] SNP in row over conference fees from tobacco giants

THE SNP has been criticised after it emerged that tobacco companies had paid thousands of pounds to attend their party conference. Despite the Scottish Government’s tough stance on smoking, cigarette makers Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and Imperial
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 15, 2018 19:42
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[Australia] How big tobacco hopes to get you hooked on e-cigarettes

In an exclusive interview with The New Daily, the managing director of Philip Morris International, Tammy Chan, insisted the tobacco giant has consumers’ best interests at heart. But our investigation leaves little doubt that big tobacco, in the face of
The New Daily (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 19:20
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[Minnesota] Public weighs in on city tobacco ordinance

The owners of Pop’s Vape Shop told the council that they believe they have a role in helping people successfully transition away from tobacco use. Brucker agreed to work with the parties to refine the ordinance language, and recognized the need to disti
Aitkin (MN) Independent Age
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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Juul boosts lobbying amid FDA scrutiny

Juul has beefed up its Washington, D.C., office, and hired several former high-profile federal officials and regulators from both the Trump and Obama administrations. Last week, Juul brought in Josh Raffel, a former senior communications aide and crisis
The Hill
added Oct 11, 2018 16:41
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[Canada] Jack Knox: Why do the billionaire Koch brothers care about our pot?

Who is this Consumer Choice Center, and why is it so concerned about Victoria’s disadvantaged dopers?... Its funders include Japan Tobacco International and conservative groups tied to the U.S. billionaire Koch brothers. Got to admit it’s touching to thi
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Oct 10, 2018 02:45
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[Montana] LETTER: Don't buy tobacco industry's lies on I-185

the tobacco industry targets low-income communities, marketing flavored brands that are thought to be especially addictive and giving huge discounts to hook people on tobacco products. We don’t have to take this — that’s what citizens' initiatives are f
The Missoulian
added Oct 9, 2018 17:14
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Kansas Public Health Association honors lawmakers’ anti-smoking efforts

Archer and Schwartz were honored for the role they played fighting to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 in the city of Topeka and in Shawnee County’s unincorporated areas.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Oct 9, 2018 16:51
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[Switzerland] 72% Say Policy-Making Should Be Open to Dialogue With Business: New European Research Commissioned by JTI Shows that Policies Based on Evidence and Dialogue Are Needed to Restore Public Trust in Policy-Making

Proceedings at the FCTC COP's echo chamber differ hugely from other UN decision-making bodies... Today's new research shows that the public want politicians and officials to consider all the facts and viewpoints - including from businesses. Ousting one gr
PR Newswire
added Oct 8, 2018 22:57
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[Switzerland] Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at W.H.O. Tobacco Talks

the “Nicotine Is Not Your Enemy Soirée,”... To Dr. Mayer and the party sponsor — the Consumer Choice Center, which is partly funded by the tobacco industry — the message was urgent. Down the road, delegates from 137 countries were debating whether to crac
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2018 19:59
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