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[India] WHO Summit: Censorship Continues

Michiel Reerink, Global Regulatory Strategy Vice President at JTI, said: "The COP is promoting a culture of exclusion and secrecy, where debates are held behind closed doors. This contradicts the fundamental principles of international law. The fact that
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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CRE To Testify At FDA Hearing On Tobacco Leaf Composition

CRE’s testimony at the FDA risk assessment workshop will focus on the first question FDA has put to the presenters and panelists, “What toxicological or epidemiological data and methods are available to characterize the hazards associated with constituent
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 4, 2016 23:11
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[India] LOUAILLIER: Putting Democracy Above the Bottom Line

For as long as we’ve had public regulatory institutions, corporate interests have sought to co-opt them. Big Tobacco, Big Oil, Big Food, and Big Pharma have tried to bully, buy, and bribe their way into our public international spaces, all with the same
Project Syndicate
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] A tobacco-free world?

The WHO conference goes under the name COP7... The tobacco farmers may not have a loud voice, and it is said that in Pakistan alone, there are some 70,000 of them, and that means when we include their families, that in the range of one million people dep
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 3, 2016 15:13
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco Meddling With Myanmar’s Government – Report

The report, by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance, finds “high levels” of tobacco industry interference in Myanmar, which has been included in the annual update of ASEAN countries for the first time. The report throws light on Big Tobacco’s so
Myanmar Business Today (mm)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:36
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Abolish 20 taxes and set 15% flat rate of income tax in UK, says report

National insurance, business rates, stamp duty, the TV licence fee and excise duties on alcohol and tobacco should be among 20 taxes abolished by the government, a free market thinktank has said. A report published by the Institute for Economic Affairs h
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:31
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[California] Responding to Deceptive Ads Against Prop 56, Health Groups Send Giant $3.5 Billion Invoice to Big Tobacco for Cost of Treating Tobacco-Related Diseases in Medi-Cal

Merced, CA —In one of the California counties where over half of residents depend on Medi-Cal coverage, health advocates and providers unveiled and sent Big Tobacco a giant invoice calling on them to take responsibility for the over $3.5 billion burden th
Yes on 56.org
added Nov 2, 2016 07:07
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Both Sides of the Argument? JTI-MacDonald’s Anti-Plain Packaging Spin in Canada

recently launched a multimedia campaign, Both Sides of the Argument, to sway public opinion against proposed plain packaging legislation... While the Canadian campaign purports to present ‘Both Sides of the Argument’, it quite clearly represents only one
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 1, 2016 17:43
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[California] VIDEO: Kathy Griffin: Prop 56

Comedian Kathy Griffin has found the Vote No on Prop 56 ad to be deceiving! By featuring a white woman gardening and soft lighting things aren't what they appear. Kathy wants to shed light on the opposite messaging that is taking place.
You Tube
added Nov 1, 2016 17:41
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[California] Actress Kathy Griffin takes down Big Tobacco's misleading ad opposing Prop 56

I've been telling the Yes on 56 campaign that the best response to Philip Morris and Reynolds' disinformation campaign was humor. Griffin proves it. The campaign should get her permission and put the video on TV.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 1, 2016 17:38
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