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CAMPBELL: Egyptians Rally Around Fighting Big Tobacco

Science 2.0
added Mar 23, 2012 00:00

Africa’s Deepening Battle with Big Tobacco

PMI is not the only company taking this approach, and many of the industry’s most nefarious tactics are aimed squarely at Africa. Facing dwindling fortunes in Europe and America due to strong regulations, the tobacco industry has made Africa the new fron
Fair Observer
added Mar 14, 2018 17:22

[Ireland] Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report

The latest edition of the Tobacco Atlas says that the industry is maximising profits by targeting the ‘vulnerable’ in places like Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
The (ie)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:54

[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27

[South Africa] ARCHIVE: SALOOJEE: Multinationals use smoke and mirrors in illicit trade

The money gave the Tobacco Institute and BAT a seat on the official Illicit Tobacco Task Team...cigarette companies have hijacked the problem of tobacco smuggling, promoting misperceptions of the size of the trade, its costs to the economy, its causes and
BusinessLive (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:10


@DrBFreeman Mar 7 New research organisation: all the money comes from one funder, that funder set the terms of reference, and the funder handpicked the head - how on earth can the organisation claim to be independent of the funder? PMI thinks so! #WCTOH2
added Mar 8, 2018 17:55

[South Africa] Experts warn on e-cigarettes: Creating new nicotine addicts

Experts at an anti-tobacco conference have warned that while e-cigarettes were marketed as devices to help smokers quit, they are actually creating 'new nicotine addicts', while also making it harder for smokers to quit. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46

Vietnam wins int’l award on tobacco control

The Health Ministry of Vietnam has won an award of the Bloomberg Philanthropies for its efforts in monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies. The ministry is among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control, which w
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:10

[South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Will Feature Discussion on the FDA’s Plan to Dramatically Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

22nd Century Group...announces the nicotine reduction mandate planned by the [FDA] is attracting the interest of public health officials and scientists...the 17th [WCOTH] will feature several speakers from the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). A Pa
Business Wire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:51

[Africa, South Africa] ‘Pariah’ Yach told to stay away from global tobacco conference

The attendance section of the 17th World Conference of “Tobacco or Health” website expressly forbids access to anyone associated with the new foundation or any tobacco company. In an unusually blunt statement, the WHO condemned the new foundation, sayin
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:01
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