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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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India MPs to seek smaller health warnings on cigarette packs: sources

A panel of Indian lawmakers will call for smaller health warnings on cigarette packs, saying the government's requirement of 85 percent of surface area is too harsh on the tobacco industry, sources who have seen the panel's draft report said. The decisi
Reuters
added Mar 11, 2016 19:05
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Institute refutes study on low taxes

Counters recently revealed study, calling it outdated; blames extremely high tax rates for providing profitable arbitrage opportunity for tax evasion in India
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:18
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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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[Asia, India] Tobacco industry terms field study "motivated"

which had found tobacco products cheaper than essential food items, saying it was an attempt by anti-tobacco activists to "influence" policy-makers on the taxation issue during the forthcoming Budget Session. Noting that anti-tobacco activists based the
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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VIDEO: Tobacco Institute of Australia's John Dollisson on health risks of tobacco

In the 1970s & 80s, this is how the #tobacco industry in Australia communicated with the public about health risk
You Tube
added Oct 6, 2015 13:04
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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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[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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[Asia, Israel, Palestine, USA] ARCHIVE: Health Ministry ignores bill prohibiting gifts of tobacco to soldiers

The Dubek company has in recent days paid for large newspaper ads wishing soldiers well and, showing Israel Defense Forces helmets, equated patriotism with smoking. The Post learned that two senior Health Ministry officials in charge of health promotion
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 10:09
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Seedy Business: What Big Food is hiding with its slick PR campaign on GMOs (PDF)

Fleishman Hillard conducted espionage against tobacco control advocates on behalf of the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds... converted the Healthy Buildings Institute into a front group...“Ogilvy will provide … assistance in strategy development and implem
U.S. RIGHT TO KNOW [Gary Ruskin, executive director]
added Jan 21, 2015 13:23
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