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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40
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[Australia] JOHNS: Throw open the doors

[FCTC] is a closed shop. It suffers strategic and resource weaknesses. The result is more harm to tobacco consumers than would otherwise be the case...These weaknesses can be overcome by throwing open the doors of the Convention to all interested partie
Australian Institute for Progress (au)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:15
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[California] African American Leaders Stand Up to Big Tobacco; Urge for Yes on Prop 56

Key political, health and education leaders from Los Angeles’ African American communities united on Friday and joined a robust statewide coalition in support of the initiative to reduce tobacco’s deadly toll...“Our communities are being targeted” said A
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 23, 2016 20:02
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[UK] Stoptober: Facebook ads a "waste of public money"

Forest has criticised the use of taxpayers' money to promote an anti-smoking campaign on Facebook. Public Health England, a quango funded by the Department of Health, is to spend £1m on Facebook advertising during 'Stoptober' to try and encourage people
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:49
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[UK] Hospital's 'smoke free' streets plan condemned by Forest

Forest has criticised plans to make the streets around Birmingham Children's Hospital a smoke free zone... "I can understand why they don't want people smoking close to the main entrance but restricting smoking in neighbouring streets is ridiculous. "T
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16
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The Policy Dystopia Model: An Interpretive Analysis of Tobacco Industry Political Activity [FREE FULL TEXT]

the industry, working through different constituencies, constructs a metanarrative to argue that proposed policies will lead to a dysfunctional future of policy failure and widely dispersed adverse social and economic consequences.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:37
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[California] LAUSD Board Strongly Supports Prop 56 to Protect Children and Save Lives

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) board – the second largest school district in the nation – passed a resolution voicing strong support for Proposition 56 on Tuesday, the life-saving tobacco tax initiative that will protect children from deadly
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36
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[California] VIDEO: Tobacco companies mislead voters in Prop. 56 ads on school funding

have enlisted the help of a Long Beach public school teacher to persuade voters to reject a $2 cigarette tax increase .... Similar to an earlier ad funded by the tobacco companies, the new commercial contains inaccurate claims about school funding and omi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 22, 2016 16:20
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[California] 4 high-profile ballot measures leading in state poll

Proposition 56, which would boost the tax on cigarettes by $2 per pack, also has a healthy lead, 59 percent to 36 percent. But Mark Baldassare, director of the PPIC poll, warned that other tobacco tax measures have led late in the campaign, only to be bur
San Francisco Chronicle
added Sep 22, 2016 15:46
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Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking? Just Ask New Yorkers

Each time New York increased its tobacco tax — now at $4.35 a pack — calls to the state’s Quitline spiked.... Either way, White says, a tax is most effective when paired with support from a cessation program. And this is where opponents have been diggin
KCBX Public Radio, FM 90 (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:41
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