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John Oliver explains how Philip Morris and BAT are using trade agreements to bully nations

This is a must-see video, since it takes arcane details of international trade and translates it into English. Watch it on YouTube here. For a more academic discussion of how the pending Trans Pacific Partnership will help Big Tobacco and other corpor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2015 15:59
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THE REAL LIFE HUNGER GAMES Sick rules for bonkers new Russian reality TV show allow contestants to ‘fight, rape and MURDER each other’

A BRUTAL Russian reality show allowing “fighting, murder and rape” will see contestants armed with knives and dumped in the Siberian wilderness...The shocking rules say: “Everything is allowed. Fighting, alcohol, murder, rape, smoking, anything.”
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 19:53
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[Russia] Fines for anti-tobacco law violations amount to $1.5 million in 2016

In total 9,500 persons were fined. Since November 2013, about 40,000 violators have subjected to administrative liability including 4,200 companies...The antismoking law, which bans smoking in public, in particular in government buildings, healthcare and
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Oct 31, 2016 15:46
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[USA] Electronic cigarettes challenge anti-smoking efforts

Anti-smoking campaigners fear the rapid growth of tobacco-free cigarettes could undermine years of successful anti-smoking efforts.
BBC Online
added Dec 6, 2012 09:56
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[Florida] VIDEO: Watch Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski give Stephen Colbert a box of Cuban cigars

Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski made an appearance on “The Late Show” and he brought two great gifts for Colbert: a medal of St. Genesius, the patron saint of comedians, and of course, a box of Cuban cigars from his visit to Cuba.
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 26, 2015 21:13
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E-Cigarette Makers’ Ads Echo Tobacco’s Heyday

spending growing sums on television commercials with celebrities, catchy slogans and sports sponsorships. Those tactics can no longer be used to sell tobacco cigarettes, but are readily available to the industry because it is not covered by the laws or re
New York Times
added Aug 30, 2013 14:01
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VOLSKY: Big Tobacco Goes High-Tech To Convince You That Smoking Is Cool Again

As a growing number of Americans are turning away from smoking, the nation's largest tobacco companies are ramping up production of high-tech cigarettes that could lead an entirely new generation of Americans to become addicted smokers -- and the governm
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 14, 2013 01:49
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Big Tobacco's New U.S. Ads Will Be Critical of Smoking -- WSJ

The television spots, between 30 and 45 seconds long, will run in prime time five days a week for 52 weeks, and will appear mostly on ABC, CBS or NBC, Altria said. They won't have the graphic images of a typical antismoking public service announcement. I
Dow Jones Newswires
added Oct 4, 2017 12:12
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[Africa, South Africa] First e-cigarette ad flights in SA on TV, in cinemas and online

On Monday night, South Africa’s first e-cigarette ad was flighted in the first part of a campaign that will see Twisp ads on television, in cinemas and online. “Twisp is aimed at adults and, as such, all adverts will appear in suitable programmes after t
TheMediaOnline (za)
added Sep 15, 2015 16:27
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Cigarette Ads From 1950-1970: What You Would Have Seen On TV And Their Unexpected Return Through E-Cigarette Advertising [VIDEO]

are currently no federal regulations governing e-cigarettes, though several states including California and New York have either passed legislation or are seeking to pass legislation to regulate e-cigarettes and their advertisements.
IBT - International Business Times
added Nov 2, 2013 11:16
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