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How the Tobacco Industry May Be Compromising the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

There is a lot to think about in the contents of this article. The authors themselves have a long successful track record of discovering the influence of tobacco industry funding in partnering with non-profits like UNICEF and will make you want to read m
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 4, 2018 20:46
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[Canada] Anti-smoking groups call on Alberta premier for details on tobacco lobbyists

An anti-smoking coalition is accusing the Alberta government of holding private meetings with tobacco industry lobbyists. Campaign For A Smoke Free Alberta says the industry may be exerting undue influence on NDP lawmakers.
Canadian Press
added May 3, 2018 19:51
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Will New York raise the smoking age to 21?

Advocates and state lawmakers this year are again making a push to change the smoking age to 21 in New York. Efforts to raise the age from 18 to 21 failed in the state Legislature last year, but supporters rallied at the state Capitol again Monday pushin
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added May 3, 2018 18:05
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[South Africa] State expects tobacco industry pushback over tough new smoking laws

The Department of Health’s new bill on tobacco products proposes a complete ban on smoking in outdoor public places, prohibits vending machines and brings e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery devices into the regulatory fold for the first
BusinessLive (za)
added May 4, 2018 18:42
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[Kentucky] Record $8.4 million spent by lobbyists in first 3 months of General Assembly

The top spender during the first quarter of 2018 was Altria, one of the world's largest producers and marketers of tobacco products, which spent heavily on its lobbying effort in opposition to an increased tax on tobacco. The parent company of Philip Mo
Kentucky Today
added May 1, 2018 19:33
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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FDA Regulations To Devastate Cigar Industry And Cost Thousands Of Jobs

could put upwards of 50 percent of the industry out of business according the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR). The intent of the original act was to curb youth access to tobacco, however premium cigars have never markete
PR Newswire
added Apr 30, 2018 21:20
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Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi wins award for nicotine vaping advocacy

Cory Bernardi draws fire from a public health expert after the Australian Conservatives senator accepts an award for promoting the legalisation of nicotine in e-cigarettes.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:55
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds Tobacco continues to be sole funder of Prop E, the company’s effort to repeal San Francisco’s prohibition on selling flavored tobacco products

The latest campaign finance statements are out and RJ Reynolds continues to be the sole financer of “No on E”, the referendum campaign to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on the sale of flavored tobacco products, with $9,041,824. They are saturating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:51
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[Europe, Malta] Former Dalli canvasser Silvio Zammit gets a legal boost in €60m bribery case

Prosecutors' insistence on a key witness testifying in a bribery case against a former John Dalli canvasser breached his right to a fair trial, a court has ruled. Silvio Zammit faces charges related to an alleged €60 million bribe request to a Swedish
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:15
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