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WHO urges enforcement of tobacco ad bans at sporting events

WHO urges enforcement of tobacco ad bans at sporting events

The World Health Organization called Thursday for better enforcement of bans on tobacco advertising at sporting events, after tobacco companies discretely reentered sponsorship deals with Formula 1 teams."WHO is urging governments to enforce bans on tobacco a

Ferrari removes all Mission Winnow branding for Australia

Ferrari removes all Mission Winnow branding for Australia

Ferrari will remove all branding by tobacco giant Philip Morris's "Mission Winnow" initiative for the opening Formula One race of the year in Melbourne after concerns about cigarette advertising, officials said Wednesday.Mission Winnow was removed from Ferr

Canada appeals court upholds landmark tobacco ruling

Canada appeals court upholds landmark tobacco ruling

Quebec's appeals court on Friday upheld a historic ruling ordering three tobacco firms to pay Can$15.5 billion (US$11.6 billion) to smokers in the Canadian province who claimed they were never warned about the health risks associated with smoking.Imperial Tob