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[Asia] Sporting role for Thailand’s smokers

Thai smokers, who already contribute to the Thai Health Promotion Foundation and the Thai Public Broadcasting Services, will soon be providing money to help the country’s sporting efforts, according to a story in the Bangkok Post.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38
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Gates Foundation Ditches McDonald’s, Coca-Cola in Fourth Quarter

The Gates Foundation focuses on fighting polio, AIDS, malaria and improving health systems in developing countries. It doesn’t invest in companies whose corporate activity it finds to be “egregious,” including tobacco stocks and investments in Sudan, acco
Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38
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[Portugal] Smokers could be paid to stop

Instead of subsidising medication and consultation fees for smokers to quit, Portugal’s Health Ministry officials are this morning reportedly ready to pay ex-smokers the money that would have been spent on them.
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:06
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The FCTC in 2025: what needs to happen in the next decade?

Framing tobacco control as a national development priority will also help get ministries other than health (and their staff and budgets) to contribute to tobacco control. And, as increasing numbers of developing country Parties are demonstrating, allocat
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:18
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[Ireland] Reilly to restrict tenders from firms linked to tobacco group

Reilly is taking steps to prevent any firm which has a contract with a tobacco group from tendering to work for bodies under his remit, among them the child and family agency Tusla. The development comes on foot of the Minister’s disquiet that solicitors
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:07
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[UK] ARCHIVE: MONBIOT: How Big Tobacco's lobbyists get what they want from the media

most prominent is the Institute of Economic Affairs. Like most groups of this kind, it refuses to disclose its funding. But there's a trail... By pure coincidence, the institute has fiercely defended the tobacco companies from efforts to regulate their pr
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:02
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Health groups dismayed by news 'big tobacco' funded rightwing thinktanks

The Adam Smith Institute and the Institute of Economic Affairs received money from cigarette firms...They have also criticised anti-tobacco measures such as the ban on smoking in pubs, arguing that they represent an attack on civil liberties.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:57
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[UK] IEA: History of Close Ties with the Tobacco Industry

Documents from the tobacco industry archives show that the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was funded by British American Tobacco from 1963.[1] [2] In the 1970s, the IEA was being paid £2,500 by BAT, which increased to £5,000 in 1980. The money was r
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:54
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[UK] Institute of Economic Affairs

(IEA) is a leading right wing UK think tank, set up in 1955, which has a history of close collaboration with the tobacco industry, detailed on the pages below:
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:52
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[Canada] MAHOOD/ILER: Charity law blocks progress on issues facing Canadians / Charitable tax status may do more harm than good for some non-profits.

The non-profit sector could lobby to change the Income Tax Act to confirm that free expression of views in areas of a charity’s expertise is a public good, and an acceptable charitable activity. New Zealand and Australia have just recently done essentiall
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:33
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