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[Asia] India's Delhi government tells Philip Morris to remove all ads

and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. The order, sent by Delhi state's chief tobacco control officer S. K. Arora, comes days after Reuters
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2017 15:17
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[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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[Africa, India] Group seeks probe of Nigerian delegation to treaty talks on tobacco

ERA/FoEN made the call following a Reuters’ investigation released recently, which revealed that Philip Morris International (PMI) had been running a secret global campaign to undermine the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 18, 2017 14:17
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[Asia] Special Report: Philip Morris takes aim at young people in India, and health officials are fuming

Indian government officials say Philip Morris is using methods that flout the nation's tobacco-control regulations. These include tobacco shop displays as well as the free distribution of Marlboro – the world's best-selling cigarette brand – at nightclubs
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2017 14:08
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[UK] England 'on track' to stamp out smoking

The government has set out an ambitious plan to make England, in effect, smoke-free in the next few decades... Public Health England's chief executive Duncan Selbie said the country was at a "pivotal point" where the end was in sight and a smoke-free gen
BBC Online
added Jul 18, 2017 13:17
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[Philippines] Health Department: Nationwide smoking ban starts July 22

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said the ban will start even if the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) — the set guidelines to assure compliance with the executive order — are still being finalized. "Unfortunately there's a lot of vetting that has t
CNN
added Jul 17, 2017 14:00
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Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

The world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company is deploying its vast resources against international efforts to reduce smoking. Internal documents uncovered by Reuters reveal details of the secret operation.
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2017 19:34
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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Philip Morris ordered to pay Australia millions in costs for plain packaging case

While the exact figure is a closely-guarded secret - and is redacted from the Permanent Court of Arbitration's new ruling - it's believed the bill could be as high as $50 million. The court published its decision at the weekend, bringing a six-year lega
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:08
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France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

France will raise the price of cigarettes to 10 euros ($11.35) a pack within three years, the health minister said on Thursday, confirming a strategy that will push tobacco costs to among the highest in Europe. At present, a packet of 20 cigarettes cost
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:52
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