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[UK] Chancellor urged to reject a second tobacco duty increase this year

Campaigners have urged the Chancellor not to increase tobacco duty for a second time this year in order to help consumers who are “just about managing”. According to the smokers’ group Forest, tobacco duty costs those with low incomes a far larger propor
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Oct 23, 2017 19:59
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[Kentucky] State coalition launched to improve health, reduce costs of smoking

more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered in the Capitol Wednesday to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. The broad-based statewide alliance will support state and local policy changes to improve Kentucky's health by reduc
Kentucky New Era
added Oct 20, 2017 14:06
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Gov't Warned Against Stymieing Social Outreach With Tobacco Bill

Managing Director of tobacco company Carreras Limited Marcus Steele says the Government should tread carefully in its plans to introduce new tobacco legislation so as to avoid undermining the social outreach of the company and other players in the indust
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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Pushing Toxic Chemicals and Climate Denial: The Dark Money-Funded Independent Women’s Forum

The Independent Women's Forum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has taken money from tobacco and oil companies..ExxonMobil and Philip Morris are among IWF's funders, according to documents from the UCSF Tobacco Industry Documents Library. Phillip Morris name
EnvironmentGuru.com
added Oct 20, 2017 13:14
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco companies ordered to tell the truth about smoking

Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) states that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Phillip Morris USA, Lorillard and Altria have now been ordered to publish“corrective statement”...According to a study by the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC), public su
Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Oct 19, 2017 18:50
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[Kentucky] New smoke-free coalition pushing for $1 increase in cigarette tax

Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson on Wednesday stressed the importance of smoke-free legislation in Kentucky at the launch of Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. Smoke-Free Tomorrow is a coalition focused on improving Kentuckians’ health
The Lane Report
added Oct 19, 2017 18:47
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Kentucky group launches Coalition For a Smoke Free Tomorrow

Could your community be the next to go smoke-free? The Coalition For a Smoke-Free Tomorrow was launched Wednesday in Frankfort to push for anti-smoking policies like the one in place in Paducah. The Paducah ordinance bans smoking in buildings open to the
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:19
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5 insights about areas with the highest smoking rates in the u.s.

“It’s like there are two worlds now... Here are five insights from these experts about challenges and strategies for eliminating tobacco-related disparities across the country. For more, watch the full recording of the Warner Series: Tobacco Disparities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:09
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[Illinois] LETTER: Bogus studies show lawsuit abuse

. A well-funded front group for tobacco, big oil, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies is behind an annual campaign aimed at sowing confusion and demonizing our civil justice system. “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week” should be seen for what it really is:
Mount Vernon (IL) Register-News
added Oct 18, 2017 02:59
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[Australia] Is Philip Morris' plan for a smoke-free future just a smoke screen?

In new ABC podcast How Do You Sleep At Night?, the head of corporate affairs for Philip Morris in Australia and New Zealand, Patrick Muttart, says he welcomes the scepticism this claim brings. "I welcome the questioning because it gives us an opportunit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:41
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