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[Canada] Based on a True Story: Children and Youth Exposed to Smoking in Movies

On the opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival, youth activists from across Ontario will stage a demonstration march through downtown Toronto calling for youth-rated movies to be tobacco-free.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2016 19:46
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[California] African American Leaders Join Efforts to Push Anti-Smoking Initiative

joined the efforts to push through anti-smoking Prop 56 on September 23, during a press conference held in front of the Sentinel office on Crenshaw. Assemblyman Reggie Jones Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) and LA Community College Trustee Sydney Kamlager spoke ea
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Sep 29, 2016 18:53
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[California] VICA, San Diego and Santa Monica Chambers Join Outpouring of Support for Prop 56

Support for Proposition 56...continues to grow, with the Valley Industry Commerce Alliance (VICA), San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce adding their voices in support of the campaign to reduce tobacco’s deadly toll
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 28, 2016 23:02
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[California] Editorial: Ignore outrageous Prop 56 tobacco tax ads

Don’t let the tobacco industry that kills so many Americans kill Prop 56. Think for yourself. Vote yes on this life-saving measure.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 28, 2016 22:36
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[Australia] FULL TRANSCRIPT: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

the industry says that yours is a failed experiment and that smoking rates were already on a downward trend. How do you respond to that? NICOLA ROXON: Well, smoking rates are on a downward trend because there has been repeated public health interventions
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 20:57
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[Africa, Kenya] Respite for tobacco firms as court puts brakes on new rules

Kenyan cigarette makers and traders have been saved from immediately implementing tough new tobacco law after the Court of Appeal issued a 30-day stay order and the State allowed dealers time to sell old stocks till end of next month. The stringent toba
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco Industry Interference Index - The Philippine Report on the Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

Despite all we know about tobacco industry tactics, it is unbelievable that the Philippines still allow the tobacco industry to be part of the committee that implements tobacco control policies. This clear conflict of interest is detrimental to public hea
HealthJustice (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:28
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco lobby scored again

Citing results of the third Tobacco Industry Interference Index...Rojas said based on the report, the tobacco industry still finds ways to wield influence in government affairs in many countries through corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group: Tobacco industry ‘CSR’ poses new challenge to implementation of tobacco control laws

“Now that laws prohibit unnecessary interaction between government and the tobacco industry, the latter has become more innovative. Tobacco manufacturers are using or hiding behind their front groups or CSR arms in their attempts to enter into transactio
Our Daily News
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: The McDonnell Scandal: What's The Dope Behind Star Scientific Supplement Products?

Star Scientific had been struggling as of late due in part to action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration questioning the company’s marketing of their two major products: Anatabloc, “anti-inflammatory support of the immune system,” and CigRx, for smo
Forbes
added Sep 28, 2016 09:48
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