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[Asia, India, Pakistan] A tobacco-free world?

The WHO conference goes under the name COP7... The tobacco farmers may not have a loud voice, and it is said that in Pakistan alone, there are some 70,000 of them, and that means when we include their families, that in the range of one million people dep
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 3, 2016 15:13

[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco Meddling With Myanmar’s Government – Report

The report, by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance, finds “high levels” of tobacco industry interference in Myanmar, which has been included in the annual update of ASEAN countries for the first time. The report throws light on Big Tobacco’s so
Myanmar Business Today (mm)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:36

Abolish 20 taxes and set 15% flat rate of income tax in UK, says report

National insurance, business rates, stamp duty, the TV licence fee and excise duties on alcohol and tobacco should be among 20 taxes abolished by the government, a free market thinktank has said. A report published by the Institute for Economic Affairs h
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:31

[California] Responding to Deceptive Ads Against Prop 56, Health Groups Send Giant $3.5 Billion Invoice to Big Tobacco for Cost of Treating Tobacco-Related Diseases in Medi-Cal

Merced, CA —In one of the California counties where over half of residents depend on Medi-Cal coverage, health advocates and providers unveiled and sent Big Tobacco a giant invoice calling on them to take responsibility for the over $3.5 billion burden th
Yes on
added Nov 2, 2016 07:07

Both Sides of the Argument? JTI-MacDonald’s Anti-Plain Packaging Spin in Canada

recently launched a multimedia campaign, Both Sides of the Argument, to sway public opinion against proposed plain packaging legislation... While the Canadian campaign purports to present ‘Both Sides of the Argument’, it quite clearly represents only one
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 1, 2016 17:43

[California] VIDEO: Kathy Griffin: Prop 56

Comedian Kathy Griffin has found the Vote No on Prop 56 ad to be deceiving! By featuring a white woman gardening and soft lighting things aren't what they appear. Kathy wants to shed light on the opposite messaging that is taking place.
You Tube
added Nov 1, 2016 17:41

[California] Actress Kathy Griffin takes down Big Tobacco's misleading ad opposing Prop 56

I've been telling the Yes on 56 campaign that the best response to Philip Morris and Reynolds' disinformation campaign was humor. Griffin proves it. The campaign should get her permission and put the video on TV.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 1, 2016 17:38

Spending on California ballot measures nears the half-billion mark

Cigarette companies have weighed in with more than $71 million to oppose the tax increase, campaign finance filings with the secretary of State’s office show. On Oct. 6, Philip Morris contributed $5.1 million to the opposition campaign; R.J. Reynolds wr
The Hill
added Nov 1, 2016 14:34
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: WATCH: Big tobacco companies fighting Measure 4

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has kicked in almost a million dollars to the 'vote no on measure 4' movement. And Altria - renamed from Philip Morris, one of the world's largest tobacco producers - kicked in nearly $2.5 million. Dr. Eric Johnson, Raise I
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 1, 2016 14:33

[Missouri] Amendment 3's Tobacco Tax Hike Has Progressives Bitterly Divided. Here's Why

The disagreements are driving wedges between progressive allies, pitting the likes of the ACLU and Planned Parenthood — both oppose Amendment 3 — against a bevy of youth-oriented health organizations, as well as Missouri's chapter of the NACCP, which sup
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Nov 1, 2016 14:31
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