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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco giant using FOI laws to gain Aussie schools' survey data

"FOI legislation is about protecting individuals from governments primarily, it's not so that big tobacco companies based outside Australia can get information from Cancer Council research on kids attitudes to smoking," he said. "They absolutely should
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:19
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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco giant fights for research on kids

Mr Harper told Nine to Noon the survey data had been "incredibly useful" in helping to protect the health of young Australians, including leading to the introduction of plain cigarette packaging across the Tasman. "It has provided a very solid evidence b
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:18
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[Australia] Cancer Council spends thousands fighting big tobacco over children's survey data

The Cancer Council Victoria is being forced to spend thousands of dollars to fight British American Tobacco's attempt to gain access to sensitive research about children and young people. The council is fighting the application in the Victorian Civil an
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:16
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[Australia] Tobacco company wants schools survey for insights into children and teens

The same corporate lawyer who is seeking the Victorian information on behalf of British American Tobacco has also recently used the FOI Act to obtain Cancer Institute NSW research into adults' attitudes to smoking. It's understood the institute felt leg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 19, 2015 17:42
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[UK] British American Tobacco welcomes new Public Health England report on e-cigarettes

"We’re confident that by making research on the relative safety of e-cigarettes available to consumers, and by ensuring proper product quality and safety, this important product category with the potential to have a positive impact on public health can
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Aug 25, 2015 18:41
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[Australia] Giant tobacco company tries to use freedom of information laws to get more data on what CHILDREN think of smoking

[BAT] wants to access survey by schoolchildren Victorian schoolchildren answered questions about alcohol and tobacco / Company aims to access the data under freedom of information laws /... data could help...fight new laws on plain packaging
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 12:58
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[Massachusetts] PROCTOR/COONEY: Policy making at the American Chemical Society (ACS) -developing a statement on scientific integrity (PDF)

Data quality and review -All relevant peer-reviewed sources should be used, and quantitative scientific input with careful uncertainty and sensitivity analysis should be the norm. Conflicting results should be documented and, if possible, reconciled
BAT Science.com
added Oct 12, 2015 12:50
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[Australia] Nothing dubious in Big Tobacco's tax records

An analysis of the financial statements of the three major tobacco companies here...shows the despised cigarette manufacturers abide by the accounting standards and pay their fair share of tax – on top of the billions in excise they pay every year to sta
The Age (au)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:05
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[UK] Cigarette plain packaging war heating up as new Australian study due for release

Tobacco industry sources have warned of a rise in the UK’s counterfeit trade and questioned the validity of the study in the UK. Industry sources said that removing branding will put the accessibility of “non-shop” and illegal tobacco in the spotlight.
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:01
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[Australia, UK] Cigarette giants in plain packet fight ($$)

An official Australian study, due for publication in the next month, is expected to be used by the British government as ammunition in its battle to remove branding from cigarette packets....makers say the Australian report will be a whitewash that will
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:59
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