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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health advocates flood social media to oppose ‘measly’ P5 hike in tobacco tax in bicam

Health advocates have flooded the twitter and social media accounts of members of the bicameral committee deliberating on tax reform to oppose the increase of tobacco tax rate by a rate they deem measly – P5 pesos per pack, reportedly proposed by Marikina
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Labor, farmers appeal to bicam on tobacco excise tax

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), PhilTobacco Growers Association (PTGA) and the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) expressed their opposition to raise anew the tobacco excise tax, citing the significant reduction in production and huge j
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:34
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[Kentucky] New smoking study supports a stronger ban

Local doctors and others in favor of strengthening Paducah's existing smoking regulations have found support for their cause in a recent study of smoke-free laws and lung cancer rates in Kentucky. The study is timely since Paducah's city commission is se
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Asia-pacific] IN INDONESIA, BIG TOBACCO CLINGS TO A SMOKESCREEN

Companies in the US may have been forced to come clean about the dangers of cigarettes, but in Southeast Asia lobby groups are paid to stifle attempts to enlighten the public
South China Morning Post
added Dec 10, 2017 19:47
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NITZKIN: Tobacco control policy should be based on science, not misconceptions

millions of adult smokers suffer and die from cigarette-related illness that could have been prevented by reconsidering long-standing tobacco-control policy in light of advances in our knowledge of e-cigarettes and tobacco harm reduction.
The Hill
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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Ted Koppel's Fight to Make COPD Headline News

Even though she had quit years earlier, Grace Anne was a former smoker. She also had a history of respiratory infections, including one that landed her in the hospital. "These should have been clues that I was susceptible to developing lung disease, but
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 09:45
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LEE: Are Food And Beverage Companies Re-Running The Big Tobacco Playbook?

Vital Strategies is asking about various multi-national food, soda, and alcohol companies in its just released report entitled Fool Me Twice. Their report presents evidence that certain giant companies are repeating what Big Tobacco companies did for over
Forbes
added Dec 7, 2017 22:13
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BRIANT: The Importance of Developing Relationships With Lawmakers

Establishing a relationship before a tobacco ordinance or tobacco legislation is introduced can be helpful in educating officials so they can make a reasonable and fair decision on how to vote on a particular piece of legislation.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:26
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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NCD ADVOCACY REPORT: Fool Me Twice (PDF)

This report offers evidence that the same unacceptable practices used by the tobacco industry are being employed by the food and alcohol mega-industries and argues that governments should consider policies to curtail such influence on public health policy
VitalStrategies.org
added Dec 7, 2017 22:28
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