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GLANTZ: Behind the Scenes on How Big Tobacco Works to Block Federal Rules on E-Cigarettes

most incisive bit of information for me is the fact that an industry lobbyist was working inside the Obama White House Office of Management and Budget...critical assist came from Andrew Perraut, who until 2014 served as a desk officer at the Office of Man
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 2, 2016 21:01

Tobacco War Lobbying Documents

The e-cigarette and cigar industries, backed up by dozens of lobbyists, are engaged in an intense fight on Capitol Hill to roll back a new rule that for the first time subjects them to regulation by the Food and Drug Administration. Here is a inside look
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:17

[Indiana] Vaping firms, casino company have surprising ties

Centaur Gaming isn’t a licensed player in the e-liquid industry... Three of the six firms initially authorized by the state Alcohol and Tobacco Commission to manufacture e-liquids to sell in Indiana have owners who either work for Centaur or were sharehol
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Dec 4, 2016 21:20

[Canada] Japan Tobacco's Unfair Representations

This week Japan Tobacco launched a web-page against plain packaging in Canada, timed to coincide with the end of the first wave of public consultations on this important initiative. The primary framing of its message on the web-site and the full-page ne
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36

[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India urges government to include farmers in COP 7

TII has said that it is important that policy development during COP 7 is not left to the tobacco control activists and NGOs alone. "We are concerned that at the behest of vested interests NGOs and anti-tobacco activists in India through their relentles
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36

[Canada] Both Sides Of The Plain Cigarette Packaging Debate / BRANDS AREN’T AT FAULT, STOP BLAMING THEM

The policy was a boon for counterfeiters – as the Adam Smith Institute points out in their 2012 paper, ‘Plain Packaging. Commercial expression, anti-smoking extremism and the risks of hyper-regulation’1, nothing is easier to template and copy than standar
JTI-Macdonald Corp. (ca)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:54

[Asia, Pakistan] Senators oppose bill to ban tobacco advertisements

Members and the chair of the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) on Tuesday said they were not in favour of a bill for banning tobacco advertisements and expressed sympathy with tobacco companies, growers and retailers.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:38

[Florida] Castor to file bill allowing premium cigarmakers to donate stogies to troops

Premium cigar makers who want to donate stogies to U.S. troops serving abroad should be exempt from federal rules that prohibit charitable contributions of tobacco products. Or so says U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, responding to a Tampa Bay Times sto
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 31, 2016 16:12

[Asia, India] Tobacco Institute doesn't want Tobacco policy development to be left to activists alone

industry and farmers have requested the Centre to include them and other industry stakeholders in the official Indian delegation to the WHO FCTC Conference of Parties meeting to be held in India in November....Tobacco Institute of India (TII) is arguing t
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:42

[Texas] EDITORIAL: Last call for smoking in Fort Worth bars

The poll also showed that 80 percent say it would be nice to go out and enjoy bars without breathing secondhand smoke and smelling like smoke afterward. If Billy Bob’s has decided smoke-free is better for business and employees, the old walls against sm
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Aug 30, 2016 12:20
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