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Legal Victories in International Tobacco Control 2014

Philip Morris International was fined in Brazil for targeting youth   The consumer protection agency from the Brazilian state of São Paulo has fined Philip Morris over $480,000. The agency acted after a formal complaint was filed against Philip Morris by tobacco control activists who documented how its marketing tactics in its “Be Marlboro” campaign were… Read the full article >

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In Putin snub, US will skip global tobacco summit hosted by Russia

In a shot at Russian President Vladimir Putin, the United States will not send a delegation to Moscow this month to participate in global health talks that hold major implications for the tobacco and burgeoning e-cigarette industries. Hosting the World Health Organization summit is a point of pride for Russia, and it is widely rumored… Read the full article >

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Russia Smoking Ban Bars Tobacco Ads And Public Smoking

MOSCOW — Russia’s government has OKed a bill that would ban smoking in public and tobacco ads. The government on Thursday approved a landmark deal that would crack down on smoking in a country where 44 million people, or 40 percent of adults, light up. The approval of the bill, which has yet to be… Read the full article >

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