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[Philippines] Gov't optimistic of reducing smoking through warnings on tobacco products

Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Enrique Ona said the Philippines is the latest developing country to follow other nations in requiring pictorial health warnings. "We now join the group of Brazil, Singapore and Indonesia that have implemented simila
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jul 21, 2014 12:43
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Shareholders and Activists Call on Google to Increase Political Spending Transparency, Lead on Climate Change Action, and Treat Its Workers Respectfully

calling on the tech giant to stay true to its stated commitments to transparency, an open Internet and climate action by disclosing its lobbying spending and leaving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) –
Public Citizen
added Jul 20, 2014 10:36
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Health Preemption Behind Closed Doors: Trade Agreements and Fast-Track Authority.

“Fast-track authority,” in which Congress cedes ongoing oversight authority to the President... International trade agreements relocate decisions about tobacco control policy to venues where there is little opportunity for public scrutiny, participation,
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 20, 2014 10:10
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[Nigeria] OLUWAFEMI: Pass Tobacco Control Bill Now!

Speech by Akinbode Oluwafemi, Director, Corporate Accountability & Administration, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), at a civil society press briefing on the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) Public Hearing in Abuja
Elombah Communications (uk)
added Jul 20, 2014 10:08
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Nigeria loses $591m annually to tobacco smoking –ERA

The Director of Environmental Rights Action and Friends of the Earth (ERA), Akinbode Oluwafemi, said on Thursday that Nigerian economy loses about $591 million annually as cost of medical treatment and low productivity resulting from tobacco smoking. Co
Daily Independent (ng)
added Jul 19, 2014 19:28
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FDA Should Clarify that Tobacco Products with Inadequate SE Applications Must be Removed from the Market

We just submitted this public comment to FDA on the FDA's proposed guideline tightening up the process for evaluating substantial equivalence claims. (The proposed guideline is available here.) While we think that this is a step in the right direction,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:04
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[China] TRANSFORMERS TURNS AN AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES INTO A LOUD CIGAR COMMERCIAL

TRANSFORMERS MAKES 3 BILLION TOBACCO IMPRESSIONS ON CHINA AND USA In three short weeks, Transformers: Age of Extinction (PG-13) has delivered an estimated 2.4 billion tobacco impressions in China and 1.5 billion tobacco impressions in the US and Canad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:02
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New paper: Health Preemption Behind Closed Doors: Trade Agreements and Fast-Track Authority

Eric Crosbie, Mariaelena Gonzalez, and I just published a paper in American Journal of Public Health, "Health Preemption Behind Closed Doors: Trade Agreements and Fast-Track Authority," that describes how trade agreements such at the Trans Pacific Parner
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:57
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[Korea - South, USA] New sci-fi film identifies "Marlboro Light" as last cigarette on earth

According to the new sci-fi/horror film Snowpiercer (R, Weinstein), the last cigarettes on earth are Marlboro Light. That’s what one train passenger cries out when another snaps open a cigarette case, eighteen years after the planet is flash-frozen. Ot
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:55
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The Regulatory Impact Analysis Fails to Adequately Document the Sources the Benefit and Cost Estimates upon Which it is Based

Regulatory impact analyses are required for any mandate that will result in expenditures by state, local, tribal, or private entities totaling $141 million or more. The required analyses are described in guidelines promulgated by the Office of Informati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:53
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