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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Vapers highlight ‘remarkable’ drop in Japan’s smoking rate

THE president of The Vapers Philippines has lauded the decline in Japan’s smoking rate, which, in 2005, saw a “remarkable” 49-percent drop of men, and 14 percent of women smokers. Tom Pinlac, president of the vapers’ group, said that in 10 years, the Ja
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 8, 2018 16:17
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Scott Pruitt's Secret Science Plan Was Developed to Defend Tobacco and It Could Be Coming for Clean Air Rules

In early 1998, lobbying and PR company Powell Tate was busy with a strategy to protect its tobacco industry clients from health and safety regulations. Costing roughly $200,000, the plan was called “Secret Science” and would be a public affairs campaign
DeSmogBlog
added May 7, 2018 22:09
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[Australia] BIG TOBACCO’S ‘DIRTY PRICE TRICK’ ($$)

(BATA) combined revenue per pack has grown from $5.22 to $12.83...Philip Morris International is now seizing on the stalling cessation rate to push for the legalisation of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, ...
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added May 6, 2018 17:58
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[California] MAA/HELLIG: Saving San Francisco’s ban on candy-flavored tobacco products

Have you been approached by a “No on Proposition E” person on the street or received their campaign flyers in the mail or seen them online or on television?...They are fully funded by the tobacco industry...here is why they are worried enough to spend mor
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added May 6, 2018 17:44
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[Massachusetts] As vaping expands, activists feel lawmakers may finally intervene

Teens participating in the anti-smoking Kick Butts Day on Tuesday highlighted the problem of vaping in schools, and health lobbyists are optimistic about the chances of a bill (H 4109) currently before the House Committee on Ways and Means. Anti-tobacco
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 5, 2018 19:31
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How the Tobacco Industry May Be Compromising the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

There is a lot to think about in the contents of this article. The authors themselves have a long successful track record of discovering the influence of tobacco industry funding in partnering with non-profits like UNICEF and will make you want to read m
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 4, 2018 20:46
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[South Africa] State expects tobacco industry pushback over tough new smoking laws

The Department of Health’s new bill on tobacco products proposes a complete ban on smoking in outdoor public places, prohibits vending machines and brings e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery devices into the regulatory fold for the first
BusinessLive (za)
added May 4, 2018 18:42
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[Tennessee] Local teens spearhead historic tobacco policy for Hamilton County schools

A youth-led, anti-tobacco group mentored by local leaders inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the system's outdated tobacco policy and go nicotine-free. Although the old policy prohibited smoking inside or near buildings, it allowed smoking on sch
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 4, 2018 17:10
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[Africa, South Africa] Foundation fired up by 'racist' proposed tobacco bill

Advocacy group the Free Market Foundation believes government’s new proposed tobacco bill is racist and anti-transformative. .. If the bill is passed in parliament it will bring a ban to all public smoking‚ including already designated areas found in res
Times LIVE (za)
added May 4, 2018 17:09
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[Africa, South Africa] PROVISIONS IN PROPOSED TOBACCO BILL WILL INCREASE ILLICIT TRADE, SAYS INSTITUTE

The proposal includes a full ban on smoking in public places and increasing the distance of no-smoking perimeters around buildings, among other things...The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa says provisions in the proposed Tobacco Bill will increase t
Eyewitness News (za)
added May 4, 2018 16:57
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