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[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India urges government to include farmers in COP 7

TII has said that it is important that policy development during COP 7 is not left to the tobacco control activists and NGOs alone. "We are concerned that at the behest of vested interests NGOs and anti-tobacco activists in India through their relentles
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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[Wyoming] Revenue committee snuffs out tobacco tax increase

The state’s tax on tobacco products will remain among the lowest in the nation, as the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Interim Revenue Committee opted to reject ...The decision came after tobacco company lobbyists argued that increasing the current tax would
Wyoming Business Report
added Sep 24, 2016 15:10
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[Asia, India] Global tobacco body for ‘balance’ at the WHO meet in November

The International Tobacco Growers Association has said that India should do its bit in ensuring that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) it is hosting in November this year has the participation of all stake-holders, including growers.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:44
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[Asia, India] Global tobacco body for ‘balance’ at the WHO meet in November

The International Tobacco Growers Association has said that India should do its bit in ensuring that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) it is hosting in November this year has the participation of all stake-holders, including growers.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:44
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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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