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Social media attacks on public health advocates / How big corporations are helping to fund the internet trolls

But who is behind these attacks? It is not always easy to know, as many shelter behind the anonymity afforded by the web. Some are clearly extreme libertarians, opposed to any role for the state and, especially, anything that gets in the way of the right
British Medical Journal
added Oct 8, 2014 13:51

Illinois Service Station Group Sues Chicago to Overturn Flavor Ban

The Independents Gas & Service Stations Associations Inc. has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Chicago seeking to overturn the city's ordinance that bans the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, within 500 feet o
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:34

[Russia] Ahead of Global Meeting, Big Tobacco Seeks to Derail Progress on Life-Saving Tobacco Taxes

Dr. da Costa e Silva is absolutely right: governments should ignore this invitation from ITIC. This meeting is aimed at muddying the truth about tobacco taxes and helping the tobacco industry sell more of its lethal products, which are the world’s numbe
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 8, 2014 12:58

The Price of Political Influence

The Republican Governors Association and its tax-exempt arm have maintained close ties to some of America’s most prominent companies, which have poured millions into the campaigns of Republican governors since 2008.
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2014 12:50

EDITORIAL: Secretly Buying Access to a Governor

There’s absolutely no legal justification for any political party to have a social welfare group, which exists solely as a vehicle for nervous donors who want to stay in the shadows. But whether the money is secret or disclosed, both parties are routinel
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2014 12:49

Is 'Big Soda' mimicking Big Tobacco? California beverage battle spills over. (+video)

The beverage industry has fended off bids to regulate or tax sugary drinks in 30 states, but California is a trend-setter and two initiatives could be a pivot point.
Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 8, 2014 03:38

[Arizona] Smokers can't count on being protected under state, federal law

Although 29 states and the District of Columbia offer legal protections to tobacco smokers, Arizona is not one of them. Similarly, tobacco smokers are not expressly protected under any federal laws. That said, a smoker suffering from "nicotine addiction"
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 7, 2014 17:39

CANCIALOSI: Living Your Brand: CVS' Bold Move to Align Behavior With Brand

A fairly detailed Gallup poll found a clear increase in both positive perceptions of the CVS brand and consumers’ likelihood to shop there. Many influential observers, including President Obama and the First Lady, have publicly praised the company.
added Oct 7, 2014 17:34

ESTES: How the Big Tobacco Deal Went Bad

The only people making money on these bonds are investment bankers who fooled state politicians into believing that ready money in their state coffers now was more important than any future consequences...all together, the states will spend just 1.9 perce
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2014 16:16

Made In America: Food, Beverages, and Tobacco Products (PDF)

Combined, these industries accounted for $881 billion (15.4 percent), forming the largest single industry within the manufacturing sector....while North Carolina and Virginia rank 13th and 20th in terms of food manufacturing, their large tobacco industri
U.S. Department of Commerce - Economics and Statistics Administration
added Oct 7, 2014 11:53
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