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[India] The Philip Morris Files Part 1: Treaty Blitz: Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

Reuters has found that Philip Morris International is running a secretive campaign to block or weaken treaty provisions that save millions of lives... has come to view it as a “regulatory runaway train” driven by “anti-tobacco extremists” – a description
added Dec 21, 2017 16:20

The Philip Morris Files / The secrets of the world’s biggest tobacco company

Part 1: Treaty Blitz... is using its vast resources against efforts to reduce smoking... Part 2: Marlboro cigarettes in India... Part 3: Clinical Complications....FDA for its iQOS...Part 4: Humming Along....lobbying health officials a
added Dec 21, 2017 16:05

Critics Accuse New Foundation of Acting as Smoke-Screen for Big Tobacco

Controversy is swirling around the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. This new non-profit organization has come under intense criticism from health agencies and anti-tobacco campaigners who accuse it of acting as a smoke-screen for Big Tobacco, a charge
Voice of America (
added Dec 20, 2017 22:39

Tired of waiting for the feds, local groups target menthol cigarettes

In recent months, cities ranging from Oakland and Los Gatos, Calif., to Minneapolis and St. Paul have passed laws limiting the availability of menthol cigarettes, which health advocates say have a particular appeal to beginning smokers. St. Paul is the l
Salon Magazine
added Dec 20, 2017 22:37

[UK] Tobacco safer when “heated not burnt” say manufacturers – health panel unconvinced

The committee in its report on these products to the Public Health England (PHE) writes that there are two such products which are widely sold in UK. These lead to 50 percent and 90 percent less exposure to harmful chemicals compared to traditional cigar
added Dec 20, 2017 22:29

former navy secretary ray mabus on the culture of smoking in the military

“it’s one of the most embedded things that you ever see,” said former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus in an interview with Truth Initiative®... A pro-tobacco culture infiltrated the military, thanks in part to the heavy targeting of service members
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:59

[Asia-pacific, Japan] National, Tokyo gov'ts split on indoor vaping ahead of 2020 Games

HNB products, in which users inhale vapor instead of smoke, are placed in the same category as paper-wrapped cigarettes under the Tobacco Business Act. Because of this, both HNB products and paper-wrapped cigarettes were subject to the original draft rev
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24

[Missouri] A smoking ban in St. Charles County and end of exemptions in St. Louis County? Voters may decide

Health groups have launched an initiative petition drive to put a strict countywide indoor smoking ban before St. Charles County voters in the Nov. 6 election . Meanwhile, anti-smoking activists also may mount a petition campaign to get a public vote th
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24

[Europe, UK] RIDLEY: Don’t let this British success go up in smoke

The industry is dominated by independent small businesses with no links to the tobacco industry: there are more than 1,100 vape businesses in Britain.... The New Nicotine Alliance has launched a campaign to challenge properties to drop their policies of t
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 20:52

[Africa, Zambia] ‘Investing in tobacco lucrative’

ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) has urged Government to invest in tobacco production as it is a lucrative investment which can help transform the agriculture sector. RITCO chairperson Ephraim Mwenda said in Lusaka recently that due to the lucra
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:53
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