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RAEBURN: "Stand Up To Cancer" didn't stand up to tobacco.

celebrities who told tearful personal stories probably didn’t know that a portion of the money raised by Stand Up To Cancer has come from the manufacture, sale, and advertising of cigarettes....medical writers missed a good story. And if we don't raise qu
Knight Science Journalism at MIT
added Sep 15, 2014 17:38
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Tobacco Interests Contribute a Portion Of the $109 Million Raised by SU2C

The trio identified by Blum is: SIEMENS, Safeway Foundation and the Steve Tisch Foundation... Instead of responding to specific questions, Kathleen Lobb, co-founder and spokesperson for SU2C, said in a statement to The Cancer Letter: "The mission of Sta
The Cancer Letter
added Sep 15, 2014 17:34
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“Stand Up To Cancer” Not Standing Up to Cigarette Promoters; Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Alan Blum

“It is shameful,” Blum said, “that after decades of efforts to end the leading cause of cancer, the organizers of this cause would welcome the participation of manufacturers, promoters and sellers of cigarettes.”
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2014 17:26
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[Nevada] TPC Expo: Where the Tobacco Industry Meets to do Business!

Registrants at the show represent tobacco retail stores, tobacconists, convenience stores, wholesalers, importers/exporters, manufacturers, consultants and others who are in the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo
added Sep 15, 2014 14:40
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[New Zealand] E-cig sales ban blasted

Despite being illegal according to the Ministry of Health's rules, e-cigarettes containing nicotine have been widely available over the counter in Auckland. But in the past few weeks, the ministry has dispatched smoke-free enforcement officers to inform
New Zealand Herald
added Sep 15, 2014 13:42
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LOGIC Dominates Top Spot In Total U.S. Unit Share

results from Nielsen's C-Track Database. The report indicates that LOGIC has maintained the #1 position for unit share in convenience stores nationwide for another consecutive month. Furthermore, LOGIC continues to maintain a strong hold on the #2 rank fo
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2014 13:27
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[Canada] Stoney Creek startup tobacco business goes up in smoke

CT&G, a cigarette company started in Stoney Creek by a consortium of Korean convenience store owners to try to take on Big Tobacco, has declared bankruptcy. ..established in an attempt to offset losses following a 2010 move by Imperial Tobacco that effec
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:42
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[Michigan] Smoking rates decline; CVS leads the way in ending tobacco sales

CVS is just a start, said Kathryn Candela, oncology social worker ... “We’ve come a long way in helping people understand and recognize the dangers of smoking,” Candela said. “But we still have a very long road ahead of us in helping people develop the to
Macomb (MI) Daily
added Sep 13, 2014 20:40
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[West Virginia] Up in smoke: businesses, officials are realizing the true cost of their workers' unhealthy habits

West Virginia is a chronically ill state. Its numbers outpace the nation's in terms of chronic conditions. Its residents are not reaching their full potential. To use one common saying, it's not personal — it's business. Each person's sick days, physica
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:17
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EDITORIAL: Whatever its motive, CVS does the right thing by ending cigarette sales

Any company that takes a risk to stand on the right side of public health deserves congratulations...CVS’s move says a lot about American society’s relationship with tobacco. The company’s conclusion that selling cigarettes fundamentally conflicts with th
The Washington Post
added Sep 13, 2014 20:12
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