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Meet Trump’s Pick To Dismantle EPA

In another document sent to Philip Morris in 1998, Frontiers requests more funding from Phillip Morris for several staff, including Policy Director Myron Ebell, as part of a broad campaign to make regulating the tobacco industry “politically unpalatable.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 19, 2016 01:04
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[Asia, India] Taxpayer Groups Call on UN’s Anti-Tobacco Convention to Allow Media Coverage

the coalition of taxpayer advocacy groups say in the letter... The fact that the U.N. hosts World Press Freedom Day while banning journalists from the events of an affiliated organization is “hypocritical and despicable,” one American reporter told The D
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Nov 7, 2016 15:18
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[Asia] India to host maiden global tobacco control conference

Noting that there is a large number of people in India who are increasingly opting for smokeless form of tobacco, they said the country's effort will be to put it on the agenda of FCTC. India has already implemented 85 per cent pictorial warning on tob
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:01
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[Africa, Asia, India, Zimbabwe] Zim seeks voice at global tobacco forum

Stakeholders in the tobacco industry have raised concern over the exclusion of countries producing the crop... Zimbabwe signed the treaty in 2014 and was expected to participate in all discussions and hoped its considerations would be heard. In a statem
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 5, 2016 01:44
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Public Health Groups Sue to Force FDA Action on Graphic Warnings

. The Tobacco Control Legal Consortium at the Public Health Law Center applauds our partners for this bold action to protect public health. More than 1 billion people live in a country that requires cigarette packages to display graphic health warnings b
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:48
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[India] WHO Summit: Censorship Continues

Michiel Reerink, Global Regulatory Strategy Vice President at JTI, said: "The COP is promoting a culture of exclusion and secrecy, where debates are held behind closed doors. This contradicts the fundamental principles of international law. The fact that
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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[Asia, India] Ex-min's widow hits out at tobacco sector

The widow of former state FDA minister Satish Pednekar, who died of oral cancer in 2011, has written to the prime minister's officer (PMO) and the home minister asking for 'surgical strikes' on the tobacco industry. Sumitra Pednekar has urged the governme
Times of India
added Nov 5, 2016 01:55
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[India] LOUAILLIER: Putting Democracy Above the Bottom Line

For as long as we’ve had public regulatory institutions, corporate interests have sought to co-opt them. Big Tobacco, Big Oil, Big Food, and Big Pharma have tried to bully, buy, and bribe their way into our public international spaces, all with the same
Project Syndicate
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] A tobacco-free world?

The WHO conference goes under the name COP7... The tobacco farmers may not have a loud voice, and it is said that in Pakistan alone, there are some 70,000 of them, and that means when we include their families, that in the range of one million people dep
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 3, 2016 15:13
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ABBOUD: Speaking up

The FDA has (un)wittingly placed the future of anti-smoking vapor product innovation in the hands of the largest cigarette companies, and our American “public health” groups have cheered them on. As a result, the FDA’s regulations will directly endanger
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 5, 2016 23:33
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