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[Asia, Pakistan] Report titled 'Smoky Truth' about tobacco industry's tactics launched

The report has been launched in the backdrop of a simmering controversy wherein the industry is using 'non-health' national and international actors against the health ministry to scuttle its plans to introduce strict regulations on tobacco industry to s
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] TOBACCO INDUSTRY’S TACTICS PRISED OPEN BY CONSUMER RIGHTS GROUP

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection has launched a report “Smoky Truth” detailing how “Tobacco Industry in Pakistan carves room for Maneuver.” The book was formally launched Thursday amidst the galaxy of health professionals including oncologists, policy m
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:45
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The world's most dangerous women: Rare vintage photos chart the antics of the 'adventuresses and tough dames' of the early 20th century

Peter Cohen's incredible 60,000-strong collection of photos of 'dangerous women' - some of which have now been parlayed into a book of the same name. Along with a series of smokers and sharpshooters, the collection also includes women indulging in more s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:37
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[New Zealand] Carrick Graham: Without Apologies

MP Katherine Rich. Dirty Politics claimed a series of emails showed numerous attacks on public health scientists initiated by Rich as CEO of the Food and Grocery Council, the trade body for tobacco...These hits were...turned into toxic words by Graham and
Metro Magazine (nz)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:26
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Review: ‘Let Me Tell You’ Collects Early Works by Shirley Jackson

. A heavy smoker, she died of heart failure at 48. Ruth Franklin’s biography of this complicated human, due out next year, promises to be a weird plum.
New York Times
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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'Influence Machine' reveals how U.S. Chamber of Commerce oils the engine of politics

Katz has assembled a work of synthesis and insight. She carefully marshals the historical record and supplements it with interviews and documents ...the chamber has fought against consumer protections, environmental regulations, tobacco taxes, regulation
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 3, 2015 11:10
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The Influence Machine / THE U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE CORPORATE CAPTURE OF AMERICAN LIFE

driven by an antigovernment ideology and its desire for financial and political power, the Chamber metastasized into a fighting force designed to protect the worst excesses of American industry. The Chamber, through its veiled corporate sponsors, can ta
Penguin Random House
added Jul 3, 2015 10:37
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Review: Sarah Hepola’s ‘Blackout,’ on the Darkness That Took Over Her Life

“I wore clothes that stank of hamper and Marlboro Lights, and it seemed to me that men got off on this new uncorseted persona,” she writes...“Death to the girl of the nervous fidgets, behold the woman with a beer in her hand and one endless cigarette.”
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 11:54
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McKEE: Reflecting on ‘European policymaking on the tobacco advertising ban: the importance of escape routes’

Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 11:02
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[Australia] Inside Lawyers’ Ethics: Second Edition: CASE STUDY 1.1 THE CASE OF THE PHILANTHROPIST QC AND THE TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

His appointment to the board of the cancer foundation was, however, criticised because he had previously represented a prominent tobacco company in its constitutional challenge to the Australian government’s plain packaging legislation for cigarettes.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:59
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