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Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Industry Funded Third Party Campaigns

funded third party organisations which conducted anti-plain packaging campaigns on its behalf, commissioned research, expert opinion and public relations activities which supported its position, and built alliances with organisations that lobbied the UK G (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:01

Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Company Opposition

fought against the policy using a series of arguments which they publicised via: Their corporate websites; Political advertising campaigns; Submissions to the two UK Consultations on plain packaging in 2012 and 2014 respectively; Third-party voices. Tak (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:59

[UK] Bath investigation lifts lid on big tobacco’s campaigning methods

highlights how tobacco companies funded opposition to the new policy by individuals and organisations – with the linkage frequently not disclosed publicly - during a three year period. It highlights the difficulties of implementing Article 5.3 of the Worl
University of Bath (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:57

[UK] Tobacco sponsors may support snooker abroad

may be considering sponsoring snooker tournaments abroad to get round the BBC... BBC is tied by the advertising rules of the countries in which events are filmed...Mexican Grand Prix, for example, will be screened complete with advertisements for Marlboro
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:58

Four Ways Money Is A Key Factor In Colorado's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike

Leading the opposition is Big Tobacco, in the form of a corporation called Altria -- the Virginia-based tobacco company formerly known as Philip Morris. They’ve contributed more than $10 million, nearly 6 times more than backers of the proposal. Much of t
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Oct 11, 2016 16:49

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI Korea opens book cafe for elderly

implementing a project over the past few years to overhaul old community centers for the elderly in Seoul, drawing positive responses... "We will continue to do what we have been doing to make a difference for the elderly," a JTI spokeswoman said. "We wil
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:02

[Africa, Uganda] No money to implement anti-smoking law - government

The Act, which was passed last year, is yet to be implemented because government has not released money for implementation of the policies. Government is currently developing policies and regulations to guide the implementation of the anti-smoking law.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Oct 11, 2016 01:55

California Playbook: BIG TOBACCO’S $10M push to stop tobacco tax

-- Tobacco companies throwing nearly $10 million into final push to kill Prop. 52 Tobacco Tax over the weekend, state records show, h/t Meridian Pacific ballot tracker:
added Oct 11, 2016 01:51


added Oct 11, 2016 01:47

[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Healthier? Depends On Who's Funding The Research

Even though the study was peer-reviewed, some are saying people should take the findings with a grain of salt given who funded the research: A tobacco company that's recently started selling e-cigarettes. For tobacco brands, it makes sense to get into
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:27
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