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[Massachusetts] Researching how tobacco and food companies shift blame to consumer

A $2.7 mil­lion grant from the National Cancer Insti­tute will fund research on how the tobacco, fast-​​food and sweetened-​​beverage indus­tries use and exploit the con­cept of per­sonal respon­si­bility and choice, and the resulting effect on public he
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:24
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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[UK] Smokers cost employers thousands each year according to British Heart Foundation research endorsed by Ashford-based training consultancy HR+ Limited

uit smoking, according to new research. Training consultancy HR+ Limited, based in Ashford, has endorsed research revealing that smokers cost British firms more than £8bn in lost productivity every year.
Kent Online (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:44
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[Australia, UK] Tobacco and fossil fuels lose out as investors opt for more ethical industries

Managed funds held in ethical and sustainable investments grew by 51% in the past 12 months to more than $25bn, research shows. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia says the number of investors demanding to see their money invested respons
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:25
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Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
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[Louisiana] As 'Smoke-Free Week' begins, N.O. Councilmember eyes citywide ordinance

In smoky barrooms across New Orleans, people who make a living working inside the venues face serious health consequences. That's the message from the organizers of "Smoke-Free Week," an event to raise awareness about the dangers of secondhand smoke.
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:49
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Low-tar cigarette lawsuit not over, as campaigner vows to keep up health fight

Li is suing manufacturer China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial (CTJI) and a Beijing supermarket that sold him a 10-pack carton of Jinsheng cigarettes in March ...arguing that their claim the low-tar cigarettes with Chinese herbs are a safer option than regular
South China Morning Post
added Jul 20, 2014 10:45
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Tobacco in Greece

Volume sales of tobacco products in Greece continued to decline in 2013. This was partly the result of ever more Greeks quitting smoking, mainly due to the fact that they can no longer afford it, but was also due to rising health awareness and illicit tob
Euromonitor International
added Jul 19, 2014 23:32
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[China] TRANSFORMERS TURNS AN AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES INTO A LOUD CIGAR COMMERCIAL

TRANSFORMERS MAKES 3 BILLION TOBACCO IMPRESSIONS ON CHINA AND USA In three short weeks, Transformers: Age of Extinction (PG-13) has delivered an estimated 2.4 billion tobacco impressions in China and 1.5 billion tobacco impressions in the US and Canad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:02
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[UK-Scotland] PUTLICK: INSIDE TRACK: My concerns about shop displays of e-cigarettes

Look up e-cigarettes on the internet and you find vendors describing them as "sexy" and images of young people puffing on them. Just as having a stick hanging from your mouth was beginning to look dirty and weak people are trying to make it attractive a
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:40
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