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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Anti- Smoking campaigners question the financial request from the Ceylon Tobacco Company

The government is accused of making an unethical decision on its fight against tobacco and alcohol consumption by seeking a donation of 500 million rupees from the Ceylon Tobacco company, as per a proposal in budget 2017.
Hiru News (lk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:47

[Asia, India] Low- and middle-income countries to receive support to implement tobacco control

Through a new project...a number of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) will be eligible to receive direct support to implement tobacco control strategies and policies. The project will bring together support from across the UN to accelerate the imp
Asian Tribune
added Nov 14, 2016 14:42

[UK] Pleas to help save Bolton's stop smoking services

A BOLTON nurse is issuing an SOS call for people in Bolton to protect vital Stop Smoking Services in the the town. Jessica Turner, a former pupil at Turton High School, from Harwood, is lending her voice to Cancer Research UK’s ‘Don’t Quit On Us’ campaig
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:37

[Colorado, North Dakota] California Voters Pass Steep Tobacco Tax Hike

But industry-funded "no" messaging in Colorado and North Dakota carried the day, perhaps because -- unlike in California, where proponents spent more than $30 million pushing the measure -- backers of the tax hikes in those states failed to mount signifi
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:51

Fewer 'Nails in the Coffin' as Smoking Rate Declines

More than a million tobacco-related deaths were prevented over the past 25 years. But there is still plenty of work to do, CDC director Tom Frieden, MD, said Thursday. After years of steady decline in the smoking rate, only 15% of U.S. residents are smo
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:41

[Georgia] United States Claims Tobacco Company Owes $30,000 Under FERTA ($$)

sued the Southern Tobacco Co. in federal court in Georgia, alleging that it violated the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FERTA) by failing to pay up to $30,000 in assessments...says Southern Tobacco failed to make payments under FERTA, whic
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2016 23:24

Tobacco industry eyes California proposition to raise cigarette tax

Herzog said the big Election Day concerns for the manufacturers are the potential that a successful California proposition encourages other left-leaning states to follow suit, and the possibility, though slim, of Republicans losing control of the U.S. Ho
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2016 19:38

[Asia, India] World Health Organization in need of intensive care / World Taxpayers Funding Failing International Organization (PDF)

Given the FCTC’s expense to taxpayers, attacks on journalists and the public at large, and wrongheaded policy decisions, perhaps these countries are on the right track. It would be better to starve the FCTC of funds and watch it disappear than allow it
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
added Nov 7, 2016 15:42

[Asia, India] MOONEY: Taxpayer-funded UN anti-tobacco convention closes out the press

By pushing for excessive levels of taxation and burdensome regulations, the FCTC's efforts could very well give rise to organized criminal activity... A critical turning point in FCTC history came in 2012 when it created the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Nov 7, 2016 15:34


One of the main red flags regarding this amendment is that it has been largely designed and funded by one of Big Tobacco’s dominating forces, R. J. Reynolds...devised by Big Tobacco, for Big Tobacco, and will ultimately benefit, you guessed it, Big Tobacc
The Current (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:57
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