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ARCHIVE: “Some convincing arguments to pass back to nervous customers”: the role of the tobacco retailer in the Australian tobacco industry’s smoker reassurance campaign 1950–1978

Numerous articles designed to be reiterated to customers were published, arguing against the link between tobacco and ill health. Tobacco retailers, salesmen and retail trade organisations played a significant role in dissembling the tobacco health nexus.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 17, 2016 20:29
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Anti-tobacco social campaign lowers number of smokers in Russia by 25%

The number of smokers in Russia has dropped by a quarter from 41% to 31% from the total number of smokers since Russia launched its anti-tobacco campaign early in 2009, Oleg Salagay, Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Public Health and Communicatio
TASS (ru)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:56
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No, Newport has not announced that it will be selling mass-produced joints under the brand name "Newport Nirvana."

ORIGIN: In November 2016, the web site TMZWorldNews published an article reporting that the cigarette brand Newport planned to introduce marijuana cigarettes dubbed the "Newport Nirvana":..is a fake news site appropriating the name ... TMZ.
Snopes.com
added Dec 10, 2016 18:51
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[India] JOHNSON: United Nations works against press freedom when it comes to world health arm

I’ve experienced the WHO’s assault on media firsthand. During a WHO tobacco control meeting held last month in India, journalists were improperly banned from a taxpayer-funded legislative meeting of representatives of more than 180 countries who were dis
The Hill
added Dec 10, 2016 00:29
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[Asia] PANNER: Turkmenistan: Beating, Jail Time For Chewing Tobacco

Turkmenistan is a failing state. When someone may be put in prison for seven years for possessing a substance that is prevalent across Central Asia, a substance that not even the Soviet government prohibited, that is a sign of a desperate government.
Radio Free Europe
added Dec 9, 2016 22:00
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ARCHIVE: MAD MAGAZINE’S GLORIOUS ANTI-SMOKING CAMPAIGN

Perhaps because Mad’s offices were largely smoke-free—its publisher, William Gaines, was fanatically opposed to the habit—its writers and editors have lived long lives: Feldstein was eighty-eight when he died; Jaffee is now ninety-three. He isn’t seeking
The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:21
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[Asia, India] Reporters Banned From Global Anti-Tobacco Conference

Delegates voted unanimously to ban journalists from the remaining sessions of the biennial legislative conference of World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Journalists called the decision “outrageous” and “shocking,”
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:44
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast cut-price cigs contained rat droppings and human faeces

may seem like a steal at £3.50. But they've been found to contain droppings from rodents as well as human excrement...often used to help finance organised crime and terrorism. On Friday, the Belfast Telegraph joined a team of investigators carrying out
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:31
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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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[Asia, India] Taxpayer Groups Call on UN’s Anti-Tobacco Convention to Allow Media Coverage

the coalition of taxpayer advocacy groups say in the letter... The fact that the U.N. hosts World Press Freedom Day while banning journalists from the events of an affiliated organization is “hypocritical and despicable,” one American reporter told The D
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Nov 7, 2016 15:18
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