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110 Groups Urge President Obama to Ban Child Labor in US Tobacco

alarmed at reports of acute nicotine poisoning and other health and safety hazards faced by children working in US tobacco fields. We are writing again regarding measures you should take to protect these vulnerable children before you leave office in Janu
StopChildLabor.org (The Child Labor Coalition)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:40
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[UK] Global Business / Local Focus (PDF)

This document sets out the tobacco industry’s contribution to the UK, its economy and its communities...we believe that a new model for regulating the tobacco sector is required that emphasises partnership working to address a number of the shared challe
Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:51
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[UK] TMA launches new report: ‘Global Business, Local Focus’

This report sets out the tobacco industry’s work and contribution in the UK: the thousands of high value jobs it creates; the network of some 35,000 small shops in every single constituency in the UK that it sustains; its significant investment in resear
Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:31
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New T.O.T.A.L. Website Focuses on Local Tobacco Restrictions

NATO and Swedish Match have been working to create a new website, www.tobaccoordinances.info, that will serve as a resource center for retailers and local elected officials alike. This new website is known as T.O.T.A.L., which stands for “Tobacco Ordinanc
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 3, 2016 15:49
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[Tennessee] PROSECUTORS: STATE LAWMAKER PLANNED TO PROFIT FROM TAX HIKE

lawmakers raised cigarette taxes to 62 cents per pack in 2007, one veteran representative wanted even more, saying it "should have been a dollar." Prosecutors say that was part of Rep. Joe Armstrong's elaborate scheme not to raise revenue or curb smoking
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 3, 2016 15:21
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[Europe] Belgium free to probe EU wiretapping allegations

Kessler, the head of Olaf, the EU's anti-fraud office remains hopeful that his immunity will be reinstated despite a recent court decision. The European Commission lifted his protection in March on allegations that he authorised illegal wiretaps in a toba
EUobserver.com
added Aug 2, 2016 21:29
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF director Giovanni Kessler loses interim challenge on immunity in Dalligate investigation

General Court refuses request by OLAF director to suspend Commission decision lifting his immunity for Dalligate investigation pending ongoing case on challenge to immunity decision
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 2, 2016 13:40
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[UK] Delon Human

set up a company called NicoLIFE.... NicoLIFE “is focused on the promotion of wise nicotine policy, science and products to enable smoking cessation and reduce tobacco harm."... NicoLife has provided consultancy services to BAT to support their approach
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:44
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[UK] Sheffield smokefree playground campaign an 'abuse of public money' says lobby group Forest

A smokers’ lobby group say a campaign to ban cigarettes from playgrounds in Sheffield is ‘prohibition by stealth’. Forest, which defends the interests of adults who choose to smoke, has called Sheffield Council’s smokefree playground push an ‘abuse of pu
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 31, 2016 20:08
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GLANTZ: FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans, but effect is fading

In particular, we concluded, “The FCTC does not currently have a clear mechanism to ensure that parties are notified when they are non-compliant. The FCTC Conference of the Parties (COP) established an expert group to review reporting arrangements that wi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:43
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