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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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A Public Health Framework for Legalized Retail Marijuana Based on the US Experience: Avoiding a New Tobacco Industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

To protect public health, marijuana should be treated like tobacco, not as the US treats alcohol: legal but subject to a robust demand reduction program modeled on successful evidence-based tobacco control programs. Because marijuana is illegal in most p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 28, 2016 09:37
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GLANTZ: If Legalizing Pot, Consider Health, Not Profits: New UCSF Analysis Looks at History to Help Guide Future Marijuana Laws

The policy analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco is intended as a roadmap to help prevent a legalized marijuana industry from becoming a new version of the tobacco or alcohol industries, replete with aggressive marketing and political strategies to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 28, 2016 09:35
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Narendra Modi

“NGOs, under the influence of multinational companies from western countries and promoting the interests of supermarkets and mega markets, have been influencing WHO to adopt resolutions at conferences, which will affect the livelihood of millions of smal
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:34
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