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80s Promo Video for the Tobacco Institute, A Pro-Smoking Trade Group

The video trumpets the many pro-tobacco activities undertaken by the group, including: lobbying politicians to prevent the passage of smoking laws, fact-checking and disputing anti-smoking statements by the Surgeon General, and researching public attitude
Laughing Squid (blog)
added Mar 10, 2013 11:53
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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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[Asia, India] High duties on cigarette will lead to tax evasion: Tobacco Institute

The Union Budget's proposed steep hike in excise duties on cigarettes, ranging from 11 per cent to 72 per cent, is likely to accelerate smuggling and tax evasion by domestic trade, according to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII).
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Jul 13, 2014 19:41
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[South Africa, Zambia] Africa losing $40bn in illegal cigarette trade

A SOUTHERN tobacco body has urged African governments to stamp out illegal tobacco trade, as their economies are losing billions of dollars in taxes annually. Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) revealed that governments in the region are losing
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 3, 2015 00:02
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[Africa, Namibia, South Africa] A huff and a puff save money

The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa, here represented by its CEO, Mr Francois van der Merwe signed a Memorandum of Understading with the Ministry of Finance to address the revenue loss that arises from cigarette smuggling. Short of saying the Minis
Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:09
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[Asia, India] 'High taxation leading to growth of illegal cigarettes'

The Tobacco Institute of India said that as a result of discriminatory taxation, the share of legal cigarette industry in total tobacco consumption in the country has declined to 11 per cent at present, from 21 per cent in 1981-82.
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 18:28
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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] BAT-sucked in alleged industrial espionage

BAT works with Forensic Security Services, a firm of private detectives, in carrying out corporate espionage on the continent. This confirms investigations by The Herald that Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa contracted Forensic Security Services to sp
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:18
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[Canada, New Jersey] AMA REPORT ON PRODUCT LIABILITY: Bad Medicine, Good Politics: Doctoring the Evidence of Tobacco's Harm; The Alliance Between The Tobacco Industry and the American Medical Association (PDF)

American Medical Association and the tobacco industry were for 15 years among the strangest of bedfellows that politics makes. The association's constitution commands it "to promote. . the betterment of public health." Yet in 1963, the AMA was so bent on
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:10
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[Asia, India] Plain packaging will boost illegal cigarette trade: Tobacco body

Tobacco Institute of India (TII) said on Monday. “The government has implemented 85 per cent pictorial warnings in India. These excessively large warnings are anti-farmer and anti-Indian brands and will lead to unrelenting growth in smuggled international
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:46
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[Oregon] A neat trick that makes political ads more effective

FCC’s Media Bureau unmasked the Fairness Matters for Oregonians Committee as a front. The group ran a series of TV ads against a state ballot proposition to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The money behind the ads, it was revealed
Reuters
added Mar 21, 2016 18:52
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