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[Africa, Kenya] Respite for tobacco firms as court puts brakes on new rules

Kenyan cigarette makers and traders have been saved from immediately implementing tough new tobacco law after the Court of Appeal issued a 30-day stay order and the State allowed dealers time to sell old stocks till end of next month. The stringent toba
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco lobby scored again

Citing results of the third Tobacco Industry Interference Index...Rojas said based on the report, the tobacco industry still finds ways to wield influence in government affairs in many countries through corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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A Public Health Framework for Legalized Retail Marijuana Based on the US Experience: Avoiding a New Tobacco Industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

To protect public health, marijuana should be treated like tobacco, not as the US treats alcohol: legal but subject to a robust demand reduction program modeled on successful evidence-based tobacco control programs. Because marijuana is illegal in most p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 28, 2016 09:37
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GLANTZ: If Legalizing Pot, Consider Health, Not Profits: New UCSF Analysis Looks at History to Help Guide Future Marijuana Laws

The policy analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco is intended as a roadmap to help prevent a legalized marijuana industry from becoming a new version of the tobacco or alcohol industries, replete with aggressive marketing and political strategies to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 28, 2016 09:35
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Narendra Modi

“NGOs, under the influence of multinational companies from western countries and promoting the interests of supermarkets and mega markets, have been influencing WHO to adopt resolutions at conferences, which will affect the livelihood of millions of smal
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:34
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[California] Field Poll: Life-Saving Tobacco Tax Holds Narrow Lead but Big Tobacco Spends Tens of Millions to Deceive Voters, Defeat Prop 56

A new Field Poll shows that California voters narrowly favor Proposition 56, but also reflects the effect of tobacco’s mammoth spending and deceptive messaging. “This is not a surprise. Tobacco companies have spent $200 million over the last 10 years in
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 27, 2016 17:43
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FDA Must Curtail 'Irresponsible' E-Cig Marketing to Youth

If the FDA is serious about limiting the uptake of e-cigarettes by young people, it must address its failure to restrict advertising aimed at teens and young adults, as well as ban flavorings that attract them to the products, tobacco policy researchers
MedPage Today
added Sep 27, 2016 12:00
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TRANSCRIPT: The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

Gagnon tells Tremonti "plain packaging is not going to work...has nothing to do with public health...It's because there's a number of anti-tobacco lobbyist group that for them plain packaging is important and that's the truth. "
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 27, 2016 00:24
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[Australia] FULL TRANSCRIPT: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

the industry says that yours is a failed experiment and that smoking rates were already on a downward trend. How do you respond to that? NICOLA ROXON: Well, smoking rates are on a downward trend because there has been repeated public health interventions
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 20:57
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[California] PORAC Endorses Prop 56 to Protect Children and Save Lives

Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) – the largest law enforcement organization in California and the largest statewide association in the nation – is putting its muscle behind Proposition 56, the life-saving tobacco tax initiative th
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 26, 2016 23:43
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