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GLANTZ: California undermines Big Tobacco, raising the cigarette tax by $2 in the state

While the tobacco companies spent twice as much as the health groups, health spent enough to get the truth out. Lesson learned: It costs ‘enough’ to beat Big Tobacco
Salon Magazine
added Nov 14, 2016 19:33
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[UK] Pleas to help save Bolton's stop smoking services

A BOLTON nurse is issuing an SOS call for people in Bolton to protect vital Stop Smoking Services in the the town. Jessica Turner, a former pupil at Turton High School, from Harwood, is lending her voice to Cancer Research UK’s ‘Don’t Quit On Us’ campaig
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:37
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[Florida] FDA to Shut Down Totally Wicked

In 2018 we will be forced to close our business, but we are not going away meekly. We fully intend to use what time we have left to benefit our customers and inform as many people as possible as to the scurrilous claims emanating from the FDA.
Business Wire
added Nov 12, 2016 23:15
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Sex, spies and smuggling in South Africa BAT IN BED WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

About 18 months later, the acting commissioner of SARS, Ivan Pillay, and 55 other top SARS officials, found themselves unemployed— the result of an aggressive campaign against SARS. The plot involved the Sunday Times newspaper, which published false sto
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 21:57
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[Asia, India] Experts oppose any move to prohibit e-cigarette

A group of experts today raised concerns over any move to prohibit e-cigarette, saying such a development can harm millions of people globally. They claimed there were widespread rumour in social media that delegations of a few countries with little or
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Asia, India] #FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ at the UN’s #WHO tobacco control meeting

The official reason cited was that some of the public spectators might have ties to the tobacco industry. But independent observers such as economist Roger Bate say the UN outfit “has made clear that journalists, the public, the affected parties — pretty
EU Reporter (uk)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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Breaking and Important : AGW Denialist and lobbyist Myron Ebell tapped to head the EPA

Phillip Morris hired Ebell in the 1990s as Policy Director to mount a campaign to make regulating the tobacco industry "politically unpalatable", and to advocate for acceptance of "safer cigarettes."[12] As part of its "Control Abuse of Power" (CAP) proje
Daily Kos (blog)
added Nov 11, 2016 12:56
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[Africa, Asia, India] NGOs flay Nigerian delegates’ objection to global anti-tobacco talks

In its presentation, a Nigerian delegate on the Tobacco Control Desk of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) attempted to sow doubt about the addictiveness of tobacco products—a familiar tobacco industry tactic—despite decades-long consensus on the is
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:42
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[Asia, India] COP7 BULLETIN: Tobacco industry interference in plain packaging reforms

Although the precise regulations vary by country, what is striking is the similarity of the campaigns being waged by tobacco companies and their allies to prevent, weaken, or delay implementation. Indeed, on a recent speaking tour in Canada, former Austr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03
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[Missouri] GLANTZ: Big Tobacco loses tax battle in California, but Big Marijuana is on the rise

Lesson learned: It costs ‘enough’ to beat Big Tobacco Big Tobacco killed similar tax proposals in Colorado ($1.75 a pack; 46 percent yes) and North Dakota (44 cents; 45 percent) by outspending proponents by a factor of six. The lesson: You don’t have t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:53
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