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HEFLER: Austria: government chooses tobacco industry interests over citizens’ health

Faced with a clear choice between popular opinion, scientific evidence and the health and wellbeing of its citizens on the one hand, and craven political expediency and subservience to the tobacco industry on the other, the Austrian government chose the
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 02:01
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STOP — Bloomberg's response to tobacco industry tactics

The new initiative aims to help organizations develop robust monitoring systems to identify and expose industry efforts that undermine tobacco control worldwide. With better information, governments and advocates can anticipate what kind of behavior or t
Devex
added Mar 23, 2018 19:40
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[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 Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:54
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[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
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#WCTOH2018

@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
Twitter
added Mar 8, 2018 17:55
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[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
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[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
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[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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[South Africa] Former mayor gives billion dollars to curb tobacco use

Bloomberg...has given more than a billion dollars since 2007 to curb global tobacco use, which claims nearly 7-million lives every year. With World Health Organisation (WHO) director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and South African Health Minister Aaron Mots
BusinessLive (za)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:34
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[Africa, South Africa] Experts, policy makers head to Cape Town to battle 'Big Tobacco'

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers are convening this week in Cape Town to confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product. The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting from Ma
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:49
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