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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

Excluding tobacco manufacturers from UNGC participation is an important step to limit the tobacco industry’s ability to influence the UN and promote its image and, by extension, its deadly products. It is important to monitor enforcement of this policy an
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 01:50
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ILO under pressure to limit relationship with big tobacco

The agency has been receiving funding from the Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation, a nonprofit funded by tobacco companies, since 2002, and has a standing agreement with the foundation that runs until June 2018. In 2011, the ILO also
Devex
added Nov 3, 2017 02:52
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Farmers urge govt to control tobacco import

The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Association (APTI) has called on the government to control the importation of tobacco to protect local farmers who have been heavily affected by the influx of imported tobacco. APTI chairman Agus Parmuji and the associatio
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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[Indiana] Time for total smoking ban at ISU, student advocate says

The student-led group Tobacco Free Blue is advocating for a tobacco-free campus. Currently, smoking is allowed in designated areas. “Unfortunately, that policy is not consistently enforced, and we see tobacco use occur across campus,” Lugar said. “There
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Oct 29, 2017 16:45
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ASSUNTA/DOROTHEO: ILO must shake off tobacco industry yoke

However, the reference document prepared by the ILO’s secretariat, the International Labour Office...is advising its Governing Body to go rogue and continue its collaboration with the tobacco industry. It is perhaps not coincidental that at this histor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Malaysia] Call for stricter no-smoking rule in enclosed spaces

Abdul Majid said non-smokers were entitled to a conducive environment at these places and should not be subjected to second-hand smoke. “We should follow Singapore and Thailand where smoking is banned at all air-conditioned entertainment outlets,” he sa
The Star (my)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:52
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IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media

The penetration of the tobacco industry influence in mass and social media is also worrisome. The apparent ability to directly or indirectly censor information and opinions about its products is alarming. Europe (including Greece) has developed strict le
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 3, 2017 02:47
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[Europe, Malta] 'I'm a bit shocked here': Recording of alleged ex-Dalli canvasser seeking €10m bribe released

A Swedish news portal has published a recording of a phone call in which a man alleged to be John Dalli's former canvasser Silvio Zammit can be heard soliciting a €10 million bribe from a tobacco lobbyist. "I'm sorry, I'm a poor blonde...I'm a bit shocke
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Europe, Malta] Updated: Recording allegedly shows Silvio Zammit’s offer of €10m for proposed lifting of ban on snus

A phone call recording in which a man who is allegedly John Dalli's former canvasser Silvio Zammit is heard soliciting a '10 million' (euro) bribe from a smokeless tobacco lobbyist, believed to be former ESTOC secretary-general Inge Delfosse, has been pu
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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