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Myron Ebell

In the 1990s...Ebell worked as part of a team to make regulating the tobacco industry "politically unpalatable". In 2011, as part of its "Control Abuse of Power" (CAP) project, the CEI launched lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the 1998 tobacc
added Dec 19, 2016 01:06

How Sugar Helped Hook America on Cigarettes

“Were it not for sugar...the American blended cigarette and with it the tobacco industry of the United States would not have achieved such tremendous development as it did in the first half of this century.”
Bloomberg News
added Dec 18, 2016 19:21

[Canada] Anti-smoking group concerned about Tobacco use once Marijuana is Legalized

Spokesperson for Smoke Free Alberta, Les Hagen tells the Alberta Morning News, he’s happy that when it does become legalized, marijuana will be sold separately from tobacco. Hagen adds there is a concern of second hand smoke as with any time an organic
AM640 Toronto (ca)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:17

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco sellers fear new warning pictures

will be a heavy burden on Korean retailers, such as convenience stores and duty free shops, according to industry sources. Tobacco manufacturers will have to print images highlighting the deadly risks of smoking on their cigarette packets starting Dec. 2
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 18, 2016 16:31

ARCHIVE: “Some convincing arguments to pass back to nervous customers”: the role of the tobacco retailer in the Australian tobacco industry’s smoker reassurance campaign 1950–1978

Numerous articles designed to be reiterated to customers were published, arguing against the link between tobacco and ill health. Tobacco retailers, salesmen and retail trade organisations played a significant role in dissembling the tobacco health nexus.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 17, 2016 20:29
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[California] ANGELIDES: The many reasons why CalPERS shouldn’t reinvest in tobacco

California saw through those arguments in the 1980s, and our state and the world were better for it. As the nation’s largest public pension fund, CalPERS has a special responsibility to strive to invest in ways that meet its fiduciary obligations, but al
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 17, 2016 07:08

[Canada] Trudeau supports proposal to set legal age for smoking pot at 18 or 19

agrees the minimum age to smoke marijuana should be 18 or 19, in line with each province’s drinking laws, endorsing one of the most controversial recommendations from a federal task force on legalization this week.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47

[Canada] Report recommends modelling pot sales after tobacco rules

A federal task force is recommending the Liberal government bring in a plain-package system similar to tobacco sales when it legalizes marijuana. The final report of the federal marijuana task force was released Tuesday.
Merritt Herald (ca)
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47

[Australia, UK] Deloitte

Deloitte has a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry...front group, 'the Alliance of Australian Retailers’ (AAR) commissioned Deloitte to produce two reports on plain packaging in 2011 titled ‘Potential impact on retailers from the introduc (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:51

FDA drops black box warning on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug

allowed Pfizer Inc to remove a serious warning from the label of its smoking cessation treatment, Chantix, giving a new lease of life to the controversial drug that was approved a decade ago. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration slapped a "black box" wa
added Dec 16, 2016 19:39
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