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[Burma/Myanmar] Graphic packaging amnesty granted for cigarettes

After lobbying from tobacco companies, a six-month reprieve has been granted on a regulation requiring cigarette packages to carry graphic health warnings, according to a directive from the Ministry of Health and Sport.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:44
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[West Virginia] CALA kicks off Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week; trial lawyers denounce it

A statewide legal reform group is celebrating...“While CALA claims to be a ‘citizens’ organization, it is a front group created by the Washington, D.C., PR firm APCO Worldwide...They are funded by ‘large corporate donors, including tobacco, insurance, oil
West Virginia Record
added Oct 4, 2016 14:46
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[Asia, India] HOMNICK: WHO By Smoking?

As part of the narrative surrounding the evils of smoking, the tobacco companies are demonized... The bottom line is simple. In the age of Brexit, it is time to exit the whole Who’s Who of the WHO ilk. Authority needs to be localized to the extent possibl
American Spectator
added Oct 3, 2016 23:24
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers seek inclusion

ITGA president Francois van der Merwe said... “We have been trying to engage the WHO on health matters so that any differences they have with our industry can be resolved. We have written to them since 2012 and they haven’t responded in the last four year
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:07
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[Philippines] Duterte urged to ban e-cigars

The anti-smoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) is urging President Duterte to push for the passage of a new law... R.A. No. 9211 strictly prohibits smoking in public spaces like schools, airport and ship terminals. Rojas said it s
Tempo (ph)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:43
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How the campaign against tobacco tax says it affects California schools / The tobacco tax campaign that's not about tobacco

“Not one penny goes to improve our kids’ schools,” the television ad says... Prop. 56 does not take any money away from the state’s education system. It provides about $20 million a year to anti-smoking programs in schools. So how do opponents of Prop.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 3, 2016 21:49
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Tobacco Industry Bankrolls Amendment 3 & Proposition A to Deceive Missouri Voters & Keep Cigarettes Cheap

"It is unfortunate two tobacco industry-sponsored ballot measures will appear on Missouri's ballot in November. Voters should be alarmed that those who profit from keeping smokers addicted have hijacked worthwhile causes by forcing Missourians to settle
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2016 21:28
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[Europe] Questions & Answers: Proposal for an Interinstitutional Agreement on a mandatory Transparency Register

As well as moving to a mandatory system, covering all three institutions, the Commission is putting forward a number of improvements with a view to refining or strengthening the current system. Key changes include: Clearer definition of 'lobbying': The ne
Europa - European Commission
added Oct 3, 2016 16:15
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[Europe] Delivering on transparency: Commission proposes mandatory Transparency Register for all EU institutions

Citizens have the right to know who tries to influence EU law-making. We propose a simple rule: no meeting with decision-makers without prior registration. Through the Register, the public will see who is lobbying, who they represent and how much they spe
Europa - European Commission
added Oct 3, 2016 16:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ban on tobacco advertising sought

media coordinator of Islamabad Bar Association Khalid Chaudhary Advocate said that that there should be a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship because it causes fatal health hazards in human beings. He added that this step
The Nation (pk)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:28
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