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The revision of the 2014 European tobacco products directive: an analysis of the tobacco industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’ [FREE FULL TEXT]

Article 5.3 was not consistently applied by non-health Directorates of the European Commission, while the tools of the Smart Regulation appear to have facilitated TTC access...PMI's third party coalition partners, were actively involved in lobbying the Co
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:06

Report: Louisiana spends fraction of suggested amount on anti-smoking initiatives; overall efforts rated poor

“The tobacco companies are as relentless as ever in marketing their lethal products, so it is critical that Louisiana step up its efforts to protect our kids from tobacco addiction and help smokers quit,” Matthew L. Myers, president of the Campaign for T
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 9, 2015 16:51

[UK] e-cigarettes for millions on the nhs

While we wait for the FDA's deeming authority, the UK is acting swiftly on e-cigarette regulation and exploring the public health trade-offs of a nicotine inhalation device for adult smokers looking for help quitting smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 8, 2015 16:37

[UK] Representation to the 2015 Spending Review / All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health (PDF)

Government funding for tobacco control should be increased by an additional £100 million a year, from around £200 million a year at present to £300 million a year. This additional investment could deliver a return on investment (ROI) of almost 1100% over
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:46

[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Tobacco money up in smoke

Missouri ranks last in all 50 states in funding anti-smoking programs for its youth.s Even though it collected about $231.2 million in tobacco settlement and taxes this past year, it spent almost nothing on prevention.... Too little, too late and too con
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Oct 11, 2015 09:31

[California] Billionaire Tom Steyer joins campaign to increase cigarette taxes

A coalition of healthcare groups, joined by billionaire former hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer, on Wednesday launched a proposed statewide ballot initiative to impose a $2-a-pack tax on cigarettes. The money raised would help fund the treatment and resear
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 8, 2015 09:19

[Asia-pacific] ECHEVERRIA: Tobacco, Takings and the TPP

hope the foundations would also pay some attention to the root causes of this international litigation explosion in the out-of-control property rights ideology currently being promoted not only on the international scene but in our own domestic court sys
Takings Litigation (John Echeverria blog)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:19

[Asia, India] National Forum for Tobacco Eradication condemns partnership between govt ministries and tobacco industry

it is extremely concerned that the Summit on sustainability is being co-organized and sponsored by a leading tobacco company (ITC Pvt Ltd.). The Summit also has participation by Alcohol Industry (SABMiller India).
merinews (in)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:34

Transit, health funding among California's unfinished work

likely to adjourn this year's legislative session Friday without completing major initiatives on transportation and health care financing. So far, Democratic proposals to add a $65 vehicle registration fee and raise the cigarette tax by $2 per pack have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 11, 2015 14:36

[UK] E-cigarette ‘safety’ study was written by industry funded scientists, Lancet warns

Public Health England claimed e-cigarettes were safe but relied on evidence provided by scientists funded by the vaping industry
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:53
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