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Big Tobacco throws another $3.5 million in against Montana tobacco tax increase

No other ballot initiative in Montana history has been as well-financed as the opposition to Ballot Initiative 185. Altria Client Services, which represents Philip Morris USA, loaned Montanans Against Tax Hikes $3.5 million in August to help efforts to
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 3, 2018 07:44
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[Switzerland] PMI COP Positions Statement: Over one billion people will be smoking in 2025

The FCTC has continuously explored new ways to reduce smoking. Now, by combining existing prevention and cessation measures with the policy of harm reduction for tobacco products, the Parties can enhance the impact of the Convention, including by moving
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 19:21
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[Switzerland, UK] BATES: Over 70 experts call on WHO to embrace technology innovation in the fight against diseases caused by smoking

Dear WHO FCTC, do not block the exits for people trying to quit smoking using vaping, smokeless, heated tobacco or novel products. Remember, the enemies of innovation can do more harm than good. Every two years, the Parties to the WHO Framework Conventi
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:35
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[Switzerland, UK] Report by Public Health Experts Laments "Missed Opportunity" as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

authors of a new report, "No Fire, No Smoke: Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction," are fiercely criticizing the WHO's record. The public health experts accuse the WHO of failing to comply with international treaty obligations to back reduced-harm alter
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2018 15:12
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The NNA Urges UK Delegation to Promote E-Cig Success at FCTC

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) is urging UK delegates who are attending the WHO FCTC’s COP8 summit in Geneva, to promote the country’s success in reducing smoking rates, thanks to endorsing e-cigarettes for harm reduction and smoking cessation.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:08
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Battle for lungs and minds as tobacco control treaty meeting opens

A meeting on a global tobacco control treaty opened in Geneva Monday, with organisers scrambling to keep cigarette companies at bay, even as the industry demanded a seat at the table.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:41
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[Switzerland, UK] Campaigners urge WHO to give vaping a chance

Seventy leading public health experts and anti-tobacco campaigners have urged the World Health Organization to adopt a more sympathetic attitude to ecigarettes and other alternatives to smoking, “which have the potential to bring the epidemic of smoking-c
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Global vaping community calls on World Health Organisation to reverse moves to ban vaping

This will be the first time that international campaigners and leaders of the vaping industry join forces to reform...signed the UK Vaping Industry Association’s call to action.
LondonlovesBusiness.com
added Sep 28, 2018 14:44
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In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
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[UK] Industry groups call on World Health Organisation to change stance on vaping

Vaping advocacy groups from sixteen countries have called on the public health agency to reverse its stance that members states could ban vaping products outright as part of a tobacco control plan. Lead by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), the
City A.M. (uk)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:21
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