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[California] WADE: Opponents offer smokescreen arguments against Proposition 56

Their disingenuous arguments against Proposition 56, like it deprives schools of revenue, is another smokescreen from companies with a history of misleading the public. The measure takes no money from education. Their rationale is that since Proposition
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Oct 7, 2016 00:32

Why Grover Norquist Won’t Stop Fighting for Your Right to Vape

"Trump failed to speak to the Vaping community tonight," he tweeted the night of the first presidential debate. "Missed opportunity." This is on-brand for him; in February, he told the Washington Examiner that "the next election, at the presidential leve
added Oct 6, 2016 16:50

[UK] Pupils join global call for tougher smoking rules

Primary school pupils in Llantwit Major have been picking up cigarette butts from a local beach to mark World Environmental Health Day. World Environmental Health Day, run by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, is calling for tougher smoking
Bridgend & Portheawl GEM (uk)
added Oct 6, 2016 15:57

Walgreens must allow shareholders to vote on ending tobacco sales

Walgreens' shareholders...filed a resolution to address the matter by a vote at the company's next shareholders meeting in January 2017. But Walgreens executives are blocking the vote and trying to shut down the discussion. How can a pharmacy chain
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:18

Plain packaging: Inconclusive evidence suggests Canada should wait--Montreal Economic Institute

We must not forget that tobacco is already one of the most regulated and strictly controlled industries in Canada, which is also among the countries in the world where smoking prevalence is the lowest. "Since the debate over the effectiveness of plain p
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:54

[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

[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

[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

[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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