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[Europe] WHO denies members failing to pay UN tobacco agency

A new report published by the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) found that nearly 80% of countries, which are part of the agreement, were refusing to pay their obligations to the World Health Organization. The World Health Organization in Intensive Ca
added Dec 22, 2016 19:32

[Vermont] LETTER: Big Tobacco and Chemical Companies are Funding Local Republican Candidates - Sheila Reed

I am writing to alert the citizens of Caledonia County to the outside interests...$1,000 from Altria Client Services of Richmond, Va., and $1,000 from RAI...Do the voters of Caledonia County want our members of the state Legislature beholden to big tobac
Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, VT)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:19

WHO denies members failing to pay UN tobacco agency

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is fuming over an NGO report which claims that members do not pay their contributions to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the UN’s tobacco agency.
added Oct 13, 2016 16:16

[UK] EDITORIAL: LEADING ARTICLE: Smoke in their Eyes ($$)

Tobacco companies should not be funding public health researchers
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:34

[UK] Tobacco giants fund vaping studies ($$)

At least a dozen scientific papers published in leading academic journals since 2013 have been written by employees of tobacco-owned e-cigarette companies or scientists sponsored by them, The Times has learnt. At least seven academics central to the de
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:32

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

The following organisations, which are either fully or part-funded by tobacco companies, have conducted coordinated campaigns to mobilise opposition to plain packaging in the UK. Click on the hyperlinked organisations for more detailed information on bot (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 5, 2017 16:02

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

Here's four ways money is a key factor in Colorado's proposed tobacco tax hike: 1. Impact On Low Income Coloradans Opponents say the increased tax will hit groups who can’t afford it the hardest. Mike Krause, with the Denver-based, libertarian, free
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Oct 14, 2016 17:55

[Missouri] Challengers to tobacco tax hike take fight out of courtroom and onto the airwaves

In the ad, entitled “Diner,” Joe Camel – former controversial mascot of the R.J. Reynolds Camel cigarette brand – walks into a diner, drops a cigarette on the ground, and stomps it out with his foot before sitting at the counter. Then, he lights another
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 14, 2016 17:54

[Australia] Quitters want nicotine e-cigs, says research

MORE than half of Tasmania’s smokers would cut down or quit smoking tobacco if nicotine-based e-cigarettes were made legal, research shows. An Australasian Association of Convenience Stores study looking at 400 Tasmanians smokers showed a third had tri
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:37

Plain Packaging in the UK: TCRG Research on Policy Opposition 2011-2013 Contents [hide]

Opposition organisations’ high prevalence of financial links with tobacco companies and accompanying low levels of transparency created a misleading impression of diverse and widespread opposition to plain packaging. This opposition posed a risk to plain (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:07
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