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Disney, the Gap and Pepsi urged to quit US Chamber of Commerce

are being pressured to quit the US Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest lobby group, amid criticism of its big-money efforts to fight climate change legislation and promote tobacco products. A coalition of pressure groups including Action on Smoking an
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 15:02

[Asia-pacific, Japan] JT making questionable political donations in bid to stop tobacco tax hike

allegedly providing donations to politicians "in return for favors." This article tries to shed light on JT's behind-the-scenes maneuvering in a society where antismoking is the mainstream stance.
Sentaku Magazine (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:31

[Canada] Tobacco industry rep concerned by cannabis packaging rules

Imperial Tobacco's Eric Gagnon says it's unfair that proposed packaging and branding rules for cannabis in Canada are not as strict as those for tobacco products
Lift (ca)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:30

[Canada] Time to expand smoking restrictions in Sylvan Lake, activist says

A long-time local anti-smoking crusader has taken it upon herself to advocate for tougher restrictions in Sylvan Lake. Gail Foreman with the Central Alberta Tobacco Reduction Action Coalition has been championing her cause for nearly 30 years. She rece
rdnewsNOW (ca)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:30

[Asia, Bangladesh] Impose ‘specific tax’ on tobacco products: activists

In a strange paradox, cigarette prices in Bangladesh are among the lowest in the world, and local hand-rolled ‘bidis’ are even cheaper. But the tax rates are higher than in Norway which is the most expensive country for cigarettes, according to a WHO an (bd)
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38

Two Doctors on A Mission to Set the Record Straight about Smokeless Tobacco and Its Impact on Public Safety.

Dr. Rodu and Dr. Nitzkin strongly believe that smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit cold turkey should be informed about much lower risk smokeless tobacco or e-cigarettes. I spoke with both doctors to find out how they believe adult smokers can po
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27

[California] Hunter Urges Navy To Reconsider Ban On Vaping, E-Cigarettes

GOP California Rep. Duncan Hunter... has written a letter to the Navy, urging the service to reconsider its suspension of vaping and e-cigarettes...“Given the reduced health risks vaping represents compared to tobacco products, I would like to better und
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27

LETTER: Dear Chairmen Cochran and Frelinghuysen and Ranking Members Leahy and Lowey:

As negotiations continue on the fiscal year 2017 appropriations bills, we urge you to oppose inclusion of either of two policy riders originally included in a House Appropriations Committee’s bill that would weaken FDA’s authority to oversee tobacco pro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27

Smoke-free Advocacy Across Kentucky Honored at 10th Annual KCSP Conference

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP) celebrated 10 years of partnering with communities across the Commonwealth to advocate for smoke-free policies during its annual conference, “Smoke-free Partnerships: Past. Present. Future.” on Tuesday, Apr
University of Kentucky
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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[Arizona] DCrew calls for Tobacco 21

The Cochise County Youth Health Coalition, a group of local high school students, asked the City mayor and council to adopt a policy change that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 in Douglas. The coalition, also known as DCre
Douglas (AZ) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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