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[Australia] Anti-smoking advocates urge governments to plug gaps in smoke-free laws

Heart Foundation and Quit Victoria are urging all employers, especially those whose staff work outdoors, to follow Eastlink's lead and introduce smoke-free policies and state governments to plug gaps in existing smoke-free legislation, which leave many p
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:10
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Tobacco Money Fuels Controversial Pro-Trump Policy Group

has been a top funder of the controversial “dark money” organization created to promote President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda... Reynolds American...donated $1.5 million to America First Policies...racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic views express
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:36
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Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products' Health Canada published its draft regulations last week on its proposed changes to cigarette packages, which aim t
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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[Canada] No logos: Tobacco firms under tight timeline to adopt plain packaging

The new federal regulations are poised to take effect within the next year, pending the outcome of further consultations — a timeline tobacco companies are already calling "unrealistic" and an "extreme measure" that will simply bolster the supply of cont
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:14
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Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products'
Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2018 21:12
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[Europe, UK] JARVIS: Why don’t more young women vape? EU regulations are partly to blame

British vaping laws aren’t that Victorian, but there’s room for improvement. While we allow vape shops and vaping in public places, e-cigarette manufacturers face stiff regulation and are prevented from talking about the relative risks of vaping compared
The Spectator (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Public remains ignorant of the hazards associated with smoking

If one of Japan’s most knowledgeable journalists admits he wasn’t aware of the greater dangers of sidestream smoke, which informs other countries’ public smoking bans, then it’s likely the average Japanese person isn’t aware of them either. Keeping the
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 18:34
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: An opportunity for big scores by the Govt

A group of tobacco control experts published an open letter this week in the New Zealand Medical Journal calling for bold new actions from the New Zealand Government to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal. The group, which included health and tobacco expert
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[UK] Liam Fox caught in fresh “lobbyists as advisers” scandal

"The Institute for Economic Affairs has long acted as a paid lobbying agency for the tobacco industry. It's very worrying to see one of their staff playing such a key role in shaping Britain's trade deals as we leave the EU." The IEA didn’t respond to a
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 15:56
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris defends IQOS safety vs regular cigarettes

Philip Morris Korea Inc., which could face punitive action if found guilty of false or exaggerated advertising, strongly refuted the latest finding by the South Korean government that underscored health risks in the heat-not-burn cigarettes. The maker
Pulse (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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