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[Asia, India] Farmers' body seeks CBI probe against anti-tobacco health activists, money trail

Accusing the anti-tobacco health activists of working with a hidden agenda of benefiting foreign tobacco growers and business syndicates, the FAIFA representatives said it was helping foreign companies dump illicit cigarettes into the domestic market, af
The Economic Times (India)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:09

‘Soda Politics’ and ‘Saving Gotham’

The book’s most interesting section recounts a multiyear campaign to bring down New York’s smoking rate through a series of antismoking TV ads. In 2006, the data-obsessed Frieden noted a sudden decline in the smoking rate among Hispanic men. It was thank
New York Times
added Nov 23, 2015 20:41

Vaporized - Youth and young adult exposure to e-cigarette marketing (PDF)

Five brands (blu, MarkTen, NJOY, Vuse and Fin) account for 95% of total category spend. The three brands with highest advertising expenditure in 2014 — MarkTen, blu and Vuse — are all owned by Big Tobacco companies.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:16

vaporized: majority of youth exposed to e-cigarette advertising

More than eight of 10 youth and young adults saw e-cigarette advertising in 2015, according to Vaporized: Youth and Young Adult Exposure to E-Cigarette Marketing, a new report from Truth Initiative
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:14
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[UK] South Gloucestershire Council signs tobacco declaration to cut down on smoker numbers

have signed the Local Authority Declaration on Tobacco Control to help protect people from preventable diseases such as lung cancer. The declaration commits the council to tackle the number of people who smoke in the district and health inequalities amo
Dursley Gazette (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:31

[Netherlands] Lobby group welcomes ban on tobacco lobbyists

The doors to the Dutch government have been closed against the tobacco industry and its lobbyists, according to an anti-tobacco lobby group, the Framework Convention Alliance. In a note posted on its website, the alliance said that while a court in the
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 23, 2015 14:30

EDITORIAL: Don’t Let Progress on Tobacco Evaporate

progress might well be slowed or reversed if Congress approves two riders attached to an appropriations bill...One rider would cut in half the C.D.C.’s budget for tobacco control,...second rider would shield from regulation all existing electronic cigaret
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2015 21:24

China has raised the tax on cigarettes: what's next?

The Chinese government raised tobacco tax on 10th May 2015, 10 years after the ratification of the WHO Framework Convention...ample room remains for the Chinese government to further increase the tax on cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 21, 2015 16:17

[Australia] History (75+ years): The 2010s

2012 Every single cigarette is now sold in drab coloured packets after the Federal Government’s plain packaging legislation came into effect...2013 Victoria records the lowest levels of smoking amongst adults in Australia (13.3 percent).
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:24

[Australia] History (75+ years): The 2000s

2006 Professor David Hill AM, PhD Director of the Cancer Council, announces that the Cancer Council has invested $175 million in cancer research in its 70-year history. Professor Hill is also voted President Elect of the International Union Against Cance
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:23
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