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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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[Europe, Malta] Judge rules Attorney General breached Silvio Zammit’s rights

A judge has ruled that the Attorney General has breached restauranteur Silvio Zammit's fundamental rights by failing to declare his evidence closed after the last witness refused to testify in the bribery case against him. Zammit is facing criminal char
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:13
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[Africa, Kenya] Supreme Court asked to throw out smoking rules

Two cigarette manufacturing firms yesterday asked the Supreme Court to throw out the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014, arguing that they were introduced arbitrarily. British American Tobacco (BAT) and Mastermind Tobacco Kenya told five Supreme Court
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 1, 2018 19:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] Need of strong tobacco control regime

Increasing taxes is one of few options available with the government to control tobacco consumption, but last year an adjustment in duty structure of cigarettes was introduced which led to a sharp fall in its price resulting in promotion of smoking espec
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Fighting stick with stick

the anti-tobacco campaigners, independent research organisations, the Ministry of National Health Services (MNHS) etc, reject this claim and stress that the production of cigarettes has increased drastically due to tax concessions, and the revenue target
The News (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:19
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The EPA Is Acting Like Big Tobacco

in 1995, Glantz and other researchers unearthed documents...When Pruitt announced the EPA’s new science policy on Tuesday, Milloy was one of the few people invited to the event—reporters were not—because he has been a longtime proponent of the “secret sc
The New Republic
added Apr 26, 2018 12:45
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BLAIR: Vaping companies called for crackdown on e-cigarette sales to minors, while anti-smoking groups sat on the sidelines

I have witnessed these policy priorities firsthand in states like Michigan as part of Americans for Tax Reform’s continued campaigns to defeat new excise taxes on vapor products across the country since 2012. These so-called public health organizations
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 26, 2018 20:44
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the tob
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:36
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Special communication / Vatican beats Italy 1–0 in the tobacco endgame

30 Italian scientific associations/organisations launched a Manifesto, so far ignored by public authorities, indicating a set of measures whose gradual implementation at country level may lead to a tobacco endgame within the next few decades. Authors of t
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:32
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