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[UK] Martin Cullip

Martin Cullip is a British libertarian pro-tobacco blogger who writes under the alias ‘Dick Puddlecote’. He is also an occasional columnist for online libertarian magazine Spiked
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2018 15:25
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[Canada] Jack Knox: Why do the billionaire Koch brothers care about our pot?

Who is this Consumer Choice Center, and why is it so concerned about Victoria’s disadvantaged dopers?... Its funders include Japan Tobacco International and conservative groups tied to the U.S. billionaire Koch brothers. Got to admit it’s touching to thi
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Oct 10, 2018 02:45
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[Montana] LETTER: Don't buy tobacco industry's lies on I-185

the tobacco industry targets low-income communities, marketing flavored brands that are thought to be especially addictive and giving huge discounts to hook people on tobacco products. We don’t have to take this — that’s what citizens' initiatives are f
The Missoulian
added Oct 9, 2018 17:14
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Kansas Public Health Association honors lawmakers’ anti-smoking efforts

Archer and Schwartz were honored for the role they played fighting to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 in the city of Topeka and in Shawnee County’s unincorporated areas.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Oct 9, 2018 16:51
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[Switzerland] 72% Say Policy-Making Should Be Open to Dialogue With Business: New European Research Commissioned by JTI Shows that Policies Based on Evidence and Dialogue Are Needed to Restore Public Trust in Policy-Making

Proceedings at the FCTC COP's echo chamber differ hugely from other UN decision-making bodies... Today's new research shows that the public want politicians and officials to consider all the facts and viewpoints - including from businesses. Ousting one gr
PR Newswire
added Oct 8, 2018 22:57
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[Switzerland] Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at W.H.O. Tobacco Talks

the “Nicotine Is Not Your Enemy Soirée,”... To Dr. Mayer and the party sponsor — the Consumer Choice Center, which is partly funded by the tobacco industry — the message was urgent. Down the road, delegates from 137 countries were debating whether to crac
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2018 19:59
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A Local Push to Boost the Smoking Age

NEARLY 350 CITIES AND communities in the United States have opted to increase the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products... "It's kind of like a little series of wildfires spreading around the country, and I say we're the cheerleaders," says Dr. Ro
U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 6, 2018 14:11
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Industry groups spending millions fighting Montana measures

One ballot initiative would raise taxes on cigarettes and snuff for the first time since 2005, and tax vaping products for the first time ever. One tobacco giant in particular, Altria, is spending millions of dollars to flood the state’s airwaves with ad
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 5, 2018 20:09
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[UK] Tony Abbott’s former adviser’s role with Philip Morris invisible under lobbying regime

A former senior adviser to Tony Abbott is working as an in-house lobbyist for the tobacco giant Philip Morris, but flaws with the lobbying rules mean he is invisible to the oversight regime covering federal parliament. Murray Cranston was a long-time ad
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 13:52
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Labor denounces big tobacco's push to overturn Australia's vaping ban

Guardian Australia revealed this week that Philip Morris International, the tobacco giant, is lobbying government MPs against Australia’s effective ban on vaping, as it seeks to grow sales of its e-cigarette products to 42% of global revenue by 2025.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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