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[Australia, Hawaii] TIENHAARA/GLEESON: Govt should own up to cost of tobacco litigation

We now know how much just one case (that hasn't even ended) can cost taxpayers. To avoid having to make such expenditures in the future to defend much-needed health and environmental policies, the government needs to reject an ISDS clause applying to Aus
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:21
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[Asia-pacific] HUBER: Chamber of Commerce Threatens Health of Americans

nearly everyone reading this has lost someone to tobacco. And yet, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates work hard to ensure that the way is clear for the tobacco industry to addict new generations...inner workings of the Chamber are so secret
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:18
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[Asia] CHAPMAN: Australian government’s $50m investment in defending against Big Tobacco legal thuggery

With tobacco causing 5.4 million deaths a year, with one billion forecast this century, our government’s investment to fend off Big Tobacco’s global ambitions to wreck effective tobacco control is of enormous importance in the history of controlling the
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:52
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[Asia-pacific] BOSTIC/STEWART: US Chamber of Commerce is in Big Tobacco’s thrall

Now that the Chamber’s relationship with Big Tobacco has been exposed, the U.S. must look skeptically on the rest of the organization’s agenda. With the tobacco industry responsible for the loss of more than 6 million lives every year, there appear to be
Aljazeerah
added Jul 30, 2015 04:37
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HAELLE: Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

“Parents should discuss with their teens the known risks of nicotine use – nicotine is addictive and has established effects on the brain when used in adolescence,” she said. “They should also talk with their teens about the fact that the hazards of e-ci
Forbes
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35
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[UK] PHIBBS: Perverse outcomes of councils’ anti-smoking policies

what litter from smoking? Try walking one end of Oxford Street to the other and count how many cigarette packs you see, and how many cigarette butts you see. You might see a few, but the vast majority of litter is made up of spit out chewing gum, which is
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: Confessions of a Nicotine Addict

In the face of possible reduced risk alternatives, the Republic’s impending emerging tobacco products ban is troubling. What is needed is not an outright ban, but stringent scientific testing and improved regulation put in place to ensure, for instance, t
The Establishment Post
added Jul 28, 2015 12:34
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[Asia-pacific] MORRIS: Trade Deals Overturn Democracy

In May 2014 the WTO appointed a panel to review the many tobacco product-related lawsuits. It expects to issue a final ruling during the second half of 2016. Given the sordid history of tobacco companies abusing their newly gained ability to sue gover
On the Commons (OTC)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:46
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GLANTZ: Surprise! Do it yourself e-cig flavors often have undisclosed nicotine

just published an important paper, "Unexpected nicotine in do-it-yourself electronic cigarette flavourings"... These products, which are presented to the consumer as ‘nicotine free’, could lead to unwanted addiction, poisoning, or even death.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 28, 2015 10:33
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[Asia-pacific] Exposing the TPP: The Dirtiest Deal You Never Heard Of

instances of this happening have already taken place. Right now, Philip is trying to reverse the Fair And Equitable Tobacco Reform Act (FETRA), implemented by US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in an attempt to score more profit from increasing taxes.
Clapway
added Jul 27, 2015 15:52
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