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[UK] LETTER: Beware tobacco firm’s Trojan horses

. In our view, PMI is desperate to claim it is the critical element in reducing the harm caused by its own products and will no doubt use any link to the NHS to further its lobbying and marketing. Enabling it to co-opt the NHS would be a betrayal of every
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Australia] Gina Rinehart company revealed as $4.5m donor to climate sceptic thinktank

Billionaire’s company gave significant donations to the Institute of Public Affairs in 2016 and 2017
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[UK] World's biggest cigarette company offered tobacco products to doctors and nurses to mark NHS 70th birthday

[PMI] sent a letter to all NHS trusts and the health secretary, Matt Hancock, offering to help doctors, nurses and other health workers give up smoking by using its cigarette alternatives.
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:27
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[Australia] Un-liked! Government dumps $600,000 taxpayer-funded scheme that saw it pay Instagram models to post sexy photos to promote good health

Some of those hired to by the government to promote women's health were sponsored by alcohol companies, promoted controversial detox 'skinny teas,' uploaded photos of themselves smoking and endorsed sun tanning.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 05:14
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[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[Kansas] Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Taxes on vices are tempting but unreliable source of revenue

This is the paradox of sin taxes, the class of taxes that includes tobacco. These extra dollars and cents levied on products and activities considered detrimental to consumers—traditionally tobacco, alcohol, and gambling—are intended to accomplish two co
Pew Charitable Trusts
added Dec 8, 2018 18:59
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Smoke And Mirrors? PR Industry Filters Out Tobacco Pitch

many of the bigger names in the PR world have shunned the opportunity, despite the eye-catching eight-figure budgets on offer. Most point to the healthcare clients on their books, many of whom stipulate that they cannot also work for tobacco sector compan
Holmes Report
added Jul 23, 2018 19:44
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Steadily implement steps to prevent passive smoking toward 2020 Games

Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
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Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Taxes on vices are tempting but unreliable source of revenue

Long-standing excise taxes, like those on alcohol and tobacco, still rely on growing consumption—always an uncertain prospect...Given the unpredictability of sin tax revenue, states should be cautious about extending what may be effective short-term fall
Pew Charitable Trusts
added Jul 20, 2018 02:18
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[UK] World's biggest tobacco firm under fire over 'disgraceful' PR stunt

“a digraceful PR stunt” by offering to help NHS staff quit smoking to help mark the service’s 70th birthday. Philip Morris International (PMI), which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is under fire for apparently trying to breach global rules which stipulate t
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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