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For an Earth Free of Tobacco Waste

By Yogi Hale Hendlin,PhD, Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, UCSF, Yogi.Hendlin@ucsf.edu We all know tobacco kills. But few stop to consider how tobacco also kills the planet. Especially as it serves no social or nutritional purpose, we should think twice about the environmental impacts of the farming, manufacturing, distribution, transport, and waste tobacco… Read the full article >

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Tobacco Firms Lose Court Challenge Over Packaging

The tobacco industry lost its High Court challenge to the UK government’s regulations on standardised “plain” cigarette packaging. Read more>

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Senator Warren calls Philip Morris on Abusive Trade Lawsuit.

By Senator Elizabeth Warren The United States is in the final stages of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive free-trade agreement with Mexico, Canada, Japan, Singapore and seven other countries. Who will benefit from the TPP? American workers? Consumers? Small businesses? Taxpayers? Or the biggest multinational corporations in the world? One strong hint is… Read the full article >

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Tobacco giant initiates EU court challenge

Tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) wants to challenge new EU rules on tobacco to see if it can get the stricter labelling requirements changed. The Marlboro manufacturer on Friday (27 June) said the EU’s new tobacco products directive “appears to ban truthful and non-misleading claims on the packaging of tobacco products”. “PMI intends to… Read the full article >

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Double Your Impact

About 25% of all deaths in the US are related to tobacco. That’s more than murders, car accidents, and HIV/AIDs combined. And 10% of all deaths worldwide are the result of tobacco-related diseases. The worst part is that tobacco-related diseases & deaths are all PREVENTABLE. Our Challenge: the tobacco industry makes billions of dollars selling… Read the full article >

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