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[Florida] Vaping activists to converge on Boca Raton city council tomorrow

Supporters are encouraging business owners as well as those who vape to attend the city council meeting happening Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Boca Raton City Hall located at 201 W Palmetto Park Rd in Boca Raton at 6:00 p.m. Other who are not able t
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:56
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Gates Foundation Ditches McDonald’s, Coca-Cola in Fourth Quarter

The Gates Foundation focuses on fighting polio, AIDS, malaria and improving health systems in developing countries. It doesn’t invest in companies whose corporate activity it finds to be “egregious,” including tobacco stocks and investments in Sudan, acco
Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38
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A Pinney for your thoughts / New partnership aims at helping Reynolds chart a future less dependent on traditional cigarettes

The Journal asked Pinney Associates' chief executive John Pinney and president Joe Gitchell for their perspective on why they agreed to the partnership, especially given the potential for a backlash from public health advocates and other tobacco industry
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2015 09:46
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Nascent Biotech Announces $225,000 NIH Grant Award in Conjunction with Mapp Biopharmaceutical

they have been awarded a $225,000 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant, titled “Novel Immunotherapy for Brain Cancer,” to fund initial development of tobacco plants as an adjunct expression system for Nascent Biotech’s lead candidate biopharmac
Business Wire
added Mar 1, 2015 09:42
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[USA] Counterfeit E-Cigs Hit Europe, U.S.

Liberty is hardly the only victim: British American Tobacco PLC's forensic experts have even discovered unlicensed e-cigarette versions of the company's combustible tobacco brands, including Kent and Vogue.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:13
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[Ireland] Reilly to restrict tenders from firms linked to tobacco group

Reilly is taking steps to prevent any firm which has a contract with a tobacco group from tendering to work for bodies under his remit, among them the child and family agency Tusla. The development comes on foot of the Minister’s disquiet that solicitors
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:07
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[UK] Proposal to make proxy tobacco purchase illegal welcomed by retailers

Industry representatives have welcomed the publication of regulations to make the proxy purchase of tobacco and nicotine inhaling products for under-18s an offence. The Nicotine Inhaling Products (Age of Sale and Proxy Purchasing) Regulations 2015 have
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:03
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[UK] ARCHIVE: MONBIOT: How Big Tobacco's lobbyists get what they want from the media

most prominent is the Institute of Economic Affairs. Like most groups of this kind, it refuses to disclose its funding. But there's a trail... By pure coincidence, the institute has fiercely defended the tobacco companies from efforts to regulate their pr
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:02
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Health groups dismayed by news 'big tobacco' funded rightwing thinktanks

The Adam Smith Institute and the Institute of Economic Affairs received money from cigarette firms...They have also criticised anti-tobacco measures such as the ban on smoking in pubs, arguing that they represent an attack on civil liberties.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:57
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[UK] IEA: History of Close Ties with the Tobacco Industry

Documents from the tobacco industry archives show that the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was funded by British American Tobacco from 1963.[1] [2] In the 1970s, the IEA was being paid £2,500 by BAT, which increased to £5,000 in 1980. The money was r
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:54
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