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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: An opportunity for big scores by the Govt

A group of tobacco control experts published an open letter this week in the New Zealand Medical Journal calling for bold new actions from the New Zealand Government to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal. The group, which included health and tobacco expert
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[UK] Liam Fox caught in fresh “lobbyists as advisers” scandal

"The Institute for Economic Affairs has long acted as a paid lobbying agency for the tobacco industry. It's very worrying to see one of their staff playing such a key role in shaping Britain's trade deals as we leave the EU." The IEA didn’t respond to a
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 15:56
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco tobacco product flavor ban: It’s not over yet

I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris defends IQOS safety vs regular cigarettes

Philip Morris Korea Inc., which could face punitive action if found guilty of false or exaggerated advertising, strongly refuted the latest finding by the South Korean government that underscored health risks in the heat-not-burn cigarettes. The maker
Pulse (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[Africa, South Africa] HECTOR: Public place smoking ban a disaster for black-owned township businesses

Government’s proposal to ban all indoor smoking, to remove closed off indoor smoking sections, and to introduce outdoor smoking restrictions was designed without any recognition of the reality of township life
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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Massachusetts to consider changing smoking age to 21

As Massachusetts inches closer to becoming one of a handful of states where — like alcohol — you must be at least 21 years old to buy a pack of cigarettes, debate has ensued related to health, personal freedom and shared responsibility. The state Legisl
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jun 20, 2018 13:40
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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VIDEO: Inside a lavish retreat where lobbyists donate for access to state attorneys general

Selling access to events like this has helped the Republican Attorneys General Association, or RAGA, raise more than $20 million... The more money these lobbyists shell out, the more access...In attendance? Representatives from Koch Industries, big tobacc
CBS News.com
added Jun 19, 2018 12:09
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[Vermont] Group pushes for smoke-free Montpelier

The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition says the numbers in teen smoking have gone down in Vermont. Now, they want to see a similar trend in adults. This group doesn’t want to see or smell cigarettes in their downtown area. "We are trying to build
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:51
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[Australia] Aussies want 'vapes' legalised: poll

Most Australians want a ban on electronic cigarettes lifted, according to an Australian Retailers Association survey. Conducted by the Crosby Textor Group, the poll shows 61 per cent of 1200 adults backed a move towards legalising e-cigarettes or vapori
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:20
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