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HEFLER: Austria: government chooses tobacco industry interests over citizens’ health

Faced with a clear choice between popular opinion, scientific evidence and the health and wellbeing of its citizens on the one hand, and craven political expediency and subservience to the tobacco industry on the other, the Austrian government chose the
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 02:01
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farming in Zim: A bitter harvest

Human Rights Watch found that work in tobacco farming in Zimbabwe poses significant risks to children’s health and safety, consistent with our findings in Kazakhstan, the United States, and Indonesia. Children working on tobacco farms in Zimbabwe are exp
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 4, 2018 17:25
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Cigarette Stocks Have Gotten Burned This Week. Could Things Get Even Worse for Big Tobacco?

But what was potentially more troubling to companies like Altria and British American Tobacco was PMI’s admission the next generation of tobacco products meant to make up for declining traditional cigarette sales—such as “heat not burn” devices like the i
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35
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Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The Oklahoman
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Tennessee] Cooper: Smokers, not state, should decide

A bill in the Tennessee Senate to do just that narrowly missed passing Wednesday and is likely dead for the year. However, given its one-vote failure, it's likely to come back in the next General Assembly.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Apr 20, 2018 17:20
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[Canada] HAZZOURI: Calgary's ban on public weed-smoking has a racial impact

While renters who smoke tobacco can still light up in public, those who plan to smoke cannabis will not be able to do so. With no permits for cannabis lounges being offered in Alberta yet, this practically means the bylaw outright bans renters from spark
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:29
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MARSHALL: Lowering nicotine in cigarettes

The “nicotine notice” is just the beginning of the FDA’s effort to regulate tobacco products and protect citizens from the harmful effects of nicotine, and the planned rollout will most certainly take time. The FDA is encouraging public comment for 90 da
Harvard Health Publications
added Apr 20, 2018 18:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] OJO: Why The New Excise Duty On Tobacco Should Stay

Last month’s call by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) that the federal government halt the proposed hike in the excise duty on tobacco products... tobacco transnationals like the British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), Philip Morris Nigeria
Leadership (ng)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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SUTHERLAND: Philip Morris Deserves Its Reality Check

Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2018 23:27
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[Europe] MAGERO: BUSTING THE TOBACCO ILLICIT TRADE MYTH !

the EU decided not to prolong the agreement with Philip Morris International. Other countries should learn from the EU experience. Instead of striking deals with the tobacco industry, those countries should take strong measures to curb illicit cigarette t
Medium
added Apr 21, 2018 20:36
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