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Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Industry Funded Third Party Campaigns

The following organisations, which are either fully or part-funded by tobacco companies, have conducted coordinated campaigns to mobilise opposition to plain packaging in the UK. Click on the hyperlinked organisations for more detailed information on bot
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 5, 2017 16:02
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[Asia, Uae] Pierce Brosnan endorses Indian tobacco brand, goes viral

in his Bond avatar...features in the print ad holding a box of the chewing tobacco brand, Pan Bahar, popularly called pan masala, with the text below reading, “Class never goes out of style”... “Pierce Brosnan supports StandUpToCancer on global platform
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 10, 2016 00:10
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ALLEN: E-cigs and Joe Camel: To the Washington elite, we’re all children

politicians and bureaucrats and their media allies are attempting to do to e-cigs what they did to tobacco. In the case of tobacco, their targets largely deserved what happened to them. But as we’ve learned before, violators of the Constitution never stop
Capital Research Center
added Oct 6, 2016 16:41
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Smoking cannot halt dementia

YOU report that “smoking could prevent dementia... Research suggests that the risk of developing dementia is up to 70 per cent higher in current heavy smokers than in non-smokers, and smoking is implicated as a factor in age-related cognitive decline.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:27
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking does NOT prevent dementia Reply

the main take home message reported in the press was that smoking might prevent dementia....smokers have a 45% higher risk of developing all forms of dementia than non-smokers, and that 14% of Alzheimer’s disease cases worldwide are estimated to be linked
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:36
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[Asia, India] Why delegates are barred from UN anti-tobacco meeting

China, Cuba, Egypt, Bulgaria, Thailand and the convention’s host country, India, may have a hard time having delegates approved to attend the event and vote on issues that impact their citizens. The FCTC justifies this possible exclusion of countries wh
The Nation (ng)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:33
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[Asia, India] World Health Organization in need of intensive care / World Taxpayers Funding Failing International Organization (PDF)

Given the FCTC’s expense to taxpayers, attacks on journalists and the public at large, and wrongheaded policy decisions, perhaps these countries are on the right track. It would be better to starve the FCTC of funds and watch it disappear than allow it
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
added Nov 7, 2016 15:42
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $9 Million Verdict Against Cigarette Companies

The jury found that Mr. Oshinsky was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes and that his addiction caused his lung cancer in 1993 and his death in 2000. They found that he reasonably relied on statements and omissions made by Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R
MarketWired
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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[California] Los Angeles Times Endorses Proposition 56

a string of major newspaper endorsements for Prop 56: Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, Fresno Bee, Bakersfield Californian, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Monterey County Herald, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, and East Bay Times. The Ventura County Star, which
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 30, 2016 21:45
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[Florida] Million-Dollar Punitive Disparity in Tobacco Trial Possibly Caused by Differences in Marketing, Defense Tactics, Attorney Says

Key differences in modern-day tobacco marketing may have led a tobacco company defendant to receive double the punitive verdict of the co-defendant... Notably, however, jurors hit R.J. Reynolds with $2 million of the punitive verdict, despite the fact the
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:41
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