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[Asia, India] Global tobacco body for ‘balance’ at the WHO meet in November

The International Tobacco Growers Association has said that India should do its bit in ensuring that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) it is hosting in November this year has the participation of all stake-holders, including growers.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:44
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[Asia, India] Global tobacco body for ‘balance’ at the WHO meet in November

The International Tobacco Growers Association has said that India should do its bit in ensuring that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) it is hosting in November this year has the participation of all stake-holders, including growers.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:44
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[Australia] JOHNS: Throw open the doors

[FCTC] is a closed shop. It suffers strategic and resource weaknesses. The result is more harm to tobacco consumers than would otherwise be the case...These weaknesses can be overcome by throwing open the doors of the Convention to all interested partie
Australian Institute for Progress (au)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:15
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[California] LAUSD Board Strongly Supports Prop 56 to Protect Children and Save Lives

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) board – the second largest school district in the nation – passed a resolution voicing strong support for Proposition 56 on Tuesday, the life-saving tobacco tax initiative that will protect children from deadly
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36
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[California] No on 56 Keiser Math Teacher Ad Side-by-Side Refutation (PDF)

This is a lie...Proposition 56 will not divert any money from schools. Instead, it will raise revenue for school-based tobacco prevention and intervention programs. The Legislative Analyst’s Office has estimated that Proposition 56 will add $20 million in
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 21, 2016 21:21
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[California] Tobacco Companies’ Deceptive New Ads Have Old, Disproven Claims

The ads’ entire central premise about education funding has been repeatedly, independently debunked by the Sacramento Bee, Politifact, budget experts and children’s advocacy groups, dozens of education leaders and California Superintendent of Public Inst
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 21, 2016 21:15
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Former House Speaker John Boehner Joins Washington Law Firm

Boehner, a cigarette smoker, was appointed to the board of the tobacco giant Reynolds American, which is currently fending off more regulation of the industry, including regulation of e-cigarettes. He is to serve on the board’s committee for corporate gov
New York Times
added Sep 21, 2016 01:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group: Tobacco industry ‘CSR’ poses new challenge to implementation of tobacco control laws

“Now that laws prohibit unnecessary interaction between government and the tobacco industry, the latter has become more innovative. Tobacco manufacturers are using or hiding behind their front groups or CSR arms in their attempts to enter into transactio
Our Daily News
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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The Policy Dystopia Model: An Interpretive Analysis of Tobacco Industry Political Activity [FREE FULL TEXT]

the industry, working through different constituencies, constructs a metanarrative to argue that proposed policies will lead to a dysfunctional future of policy failure and widely dispersed adverse social and economic consequences.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:37
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[Massachusetts] Brookline High School senior proposes tighter local tobacco laws

Makena Binker-Cosen is asking the town to make it more difficult for teenagers to get a hold of e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco. In warrant article she submitted for Town Meeting members to vote on this November, she is proposing expanding the definit
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:35
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