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New Documents Reveal Denial Playbook Originated with Big Oil, Not Big Tobacco

research by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)... “Big Oil created the organized apparatus of doubt,” Muffett said. “It used the same playbook of misinformation, obfuscation, and research laundered through front groups to attack science
Common Dreams
added Jul 20, 2016 19:41

Altria urges FDA to loosen planned e-cig regulations for public health benefit

Altria said in its 22-page comments to the FDA, sent July 11, that ENDS represent the type of reduced-risk products that Congress intended for the agency to support “when it empowered FDA to regulate tobacco products” to improve public health. “If adopted
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2016 18:37

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Young campaigners collect antitobacco letters for Jokowi

Indonesian Young Reformers says it has collected 10,000 letters calling for people to quit smoking from children in areas across the country. The handwritten letters will be handed over to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo during the peak of the National Ch
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:46

[New Zealand] AVCA issues Bill of Consumer Rights for Vapers in NZ

The Aotearoa Vape Community Advocacy (AVCA) group has issued a “Bill of Consumer Rights in New Zealand” that they hope will highlight the issues surrounding the legality and availability of nicotine containing e liquid in the retail market as well as an
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:35

[Australia, New Zealand] Tobacco campaigner pushing for plain packaging

Kylie Lindorff, chair of Cancer Council Australia's tobacco issues committee, this week flew in to help drum up support for the measure, which she wanted introduced as soon as possible. Since standardised packaging was enforced in Australia in 2012, ther
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:51

Campaign for a revised Tobacco Products Directive in the European Union: lessons learnt

Securing the TPD in 2014 was a significant success in European tobacco control and will serve to strengthen certain tobacco control policies across all 28 EU Member States (MS) on its implementation in May 2016. It was a hard-fought battle against one of
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:11

[California] Tobacco companies drop nearly $17 million into anti-tax campaign

After months of eerie silence from the tobacco industry, Altria and R.J. Reynolds reported nearly $17 million in contributions Friday to oppose Proposition 56, which would increase tobacco taxes by $2 a pack in California. Altria contributed $10.8 milli
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 19, 2016 15:47

[California] Tobacco companies give $17 million to defeat cigarette tax

R.J. Reynolds and Altria affiliates reported giving $16 million in cash and nearly $1 million in non-monetary contributions to defeat a proposed $2 tax on each pack of cigarettes. Altria spokeswoman Beth Miller says the donations reported Friday will go
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 18, 2016 19:57

Front Groups Attacking #WebofDenial Senate Action Took Over $92M in Dark, Dirty Money

their insistence on debate. Many of this lot use the “doubt is their product” tobacco playbook – keep the “debate” going so that the public thinks there is a debate over climate science... The letter, hosted on the American Legislative Exchange Council (
added Jul 17, 2016 02:02

Nicotine Reduction Strategy is Championed by Growing Number of Scientists and Public Health Experts

22nd Century Group...announced today that in this month’s issue of Tobacco Control, Drs. Dorothy Hatsukami, Ghazi Zaatari and Eric Donny state that failure to act on the (WHO) recommendation of mandating nicotine reductions in cigarettes to non-addictive
Business Wire
added Jul 14, 2016 15:29
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