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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Tobacco Control Bill under review, says Tufton

Dr Tufton said the comprehensive legislation seeks to address critical matters which have not been addressed under the existing Tobacco Control Regulations. These, he said, include: Regulating the interactions of Government officials with the tobacco ind
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:24
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Increase Coming On Tobacco Tax

Government has warned that it will be increasing taxes on tobacco and its related products in line with recommended rates set by the World Health Organization to fight lifestyle diseases. But, Carreras, one of the leading marketers and distributors here,
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:27
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[Africa] VIDEO: Tobacco giant fights Kenya's anti-smoking laws

One of the world's biggest cigarette companies, British American Tobacco, has taken Kenya's government to court over its move to make anti-smoking laws stricter. Health groups in Kenya say that international firms' fight against regulations show that
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:38
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Global anti-smoking measures quadruple since 2007: WHO report

Warnings about the dangers of smoking and restrictions on tobacco use have quadrupled worldwide since 2007, but more needs to be done to curb this deadly habit, the UN health agency said Wednesday.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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UN reports more people warned against tobacco use, but industry interference continues

shedding light on tobacco industry tactics. Such tactics include “exaggerating the economic importance of the tobacco industry, discrediting proven science and using litigation to intimidate governments.”
UN News Service
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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Tobacco firms 'hamper anti-smoking push'

The tobacco industry is hampering efforts to introduce life-saving interventions in low and middle-income countries, according to a report by the World Health Organization. Countries covering two-thirds of the world's population now have measures in plac
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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[Africa] Tobacco companies interfere with health regulations, WHO reports

Wednesday’s WHO report, which was funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, comes on the same day as a shareholder vote on a $49bn merger between BAT and Reynolds American Incorporated, a deal that would make BAT the largest listed tobacco company in the world
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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ITIC: A Foundation Directly Sponsored by Transnational Tobacco Companies

The International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) is a U.S.-based non-profit research and education organization... ITIC’s main sponsors are large multinational corporations from the oil, alcohol and tobacco industries. ITIC’s sponsors include all of the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:56
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Philip Morris International General Counsel Gives Expert Testimony at U.S. Commission Hearing on Global Threats Posed by Illicit Tobacco

appeared as an invited witness before the Commission on Security and Cooperation... “PMI has a clear business imperative to combat the problem of the illegal tobacco trade and ensure our products are legally sold in the market for which they are intended,
Business Wire
added Jul 19, 2017 15:03
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[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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