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[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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ITIC: A Foundation Directly Sponsored by Transnational Tobacco Companies

The International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) is a U.S.-based non-profit research and education organization... ITIC’s main sponsors are large multinational corporations from the oil, alcohol and tobacco industries. ITIC’s sponsors include all of the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:56
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Philip Morris International General Counsel Gives Expert Testimony at U.S. Commission Hearing on Global Threats Posed by Illicit Tobacco

appeared as an invited witness before the Commission on Security and Cooperation... “PMI has a clear business imperative to combat the problem of the illegal tobacco trade and ensure our products are legally sold in the market for which they are intended,
Business Wire
added Jul 19, 2017 15:03
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[Australia, Europe, UK] The New Nicotine Alliance Talks to EcigClick

The New Nicotine Alliance may still be in its infancy but it has powerful connections inside Governments – the scientific community and of course within health organisations and it’s using that voice to push not only the vaping message – but safe nicotin
EcigClick (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[Asia] BIG TOBACCO CO.'S LOBBYING TACTICS IN ISRAEL EXPOSED

3: Use Philip Morris’ database of more than 60,000 adult smokers to reach consumers and create a public debate through the media “to influence MPs,” or members of parliament. As a result the Israeli bans on advertising and ingredients did not go through
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 18, 2017 02:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] NTB farmers pin hopes on tobacco bill for welfare

The West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) administration, along with local tobacco farmers, has expressed hope that a controversial draft bill on the tobacco industry currently under deliberation at the House of Representatives will protect farmers’ welfare. The adm
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:14
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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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[Asia, India] Corporate affairs approach and issues: PMl's approach and structure

Components of a preventive plain packaging plan: •Identify the local arguments •Constitutional assessment •Trade agreements and international treaties •Take command over media reporting •Leverage international stakeholders •Potential process-based
DocumentCloud.org
added Jul 17, 2017 20:18
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[Asia] India raises tax on cigarettes

India has raised the total tax on cigarettes resulting in an increase of as much as 792 rupees ($12.31) for every 1,000 cigarettes, adding about 50 billion rupees ($777 million) in revenues for the government, finance minister Arun Jaitley said. The high
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2017 17:12
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[Europe, Malta] GAUCI: Cars far worse than bars for second-hand smoke

Malta introduced a legislative measure to ban smoking in private vehicles in the presence of children as from January 2017. This will further build on the legislative measures already present and will be supported by an information campaign and by smokin
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 16, 2017 19:41
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