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The tricks propagandists use to beat science

40 years or more after the Reader’s Digest article....The reason for this sluggishness is easy to see in hindsight and described in detail...in The Merchants of Doubt...How easy is it for malicious actors to distort the public perception of science?...Tod
MIT Technology Review
added Jan 31, 2018 04:13
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THACKER: The pharmaceutical industry is no stranger to fake news

In a tobacco company’s budget, a line item for Steven J. Milloy showed that he was on the tobacco payroll while also writing columns that disparaged the science of secondhand smoke...I never learned if Milloy had direct ties to pharmaceutical companies,
statnews.com
added Jan 31, 2018 03:57
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MILLER: Controversial Trump Nominee Michael Dourson Is Finally Leaving EPA Job He Never Had

Dourson had a history of supporting weakening standards for toxic chemicals to the detriment of people’s health—working for the tobacco industry to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke, the chemical industry to bless Teflon, and the Koch brothers to d
AlterNet.org
added Jan 31, 2018 03:46
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[New Jersey] SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Philip Morris International Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PM

Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) there were irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris' application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for approval of its iQOS
PR Newswire
added Jan 30, 2018 16:51
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4 revelations from a reuters investigation into philip morris

uncovers the company’s methodical, long-term plan to undermine public health science and global anti-smoking efforts...1. PMI uses secret strategies to undermine the World Health Organization’s international tobacco reduction efforts.... 2. The company ha
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:40
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Did the FDA Just Doom Philip Morris International's Future?

With so much on the line for Philip Morris' future, investors will have to watch the FDA closely to see what future developments say about the prospects for iQOS in the U.S. market.
Motley Fool
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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[New Zealand] Tobacco companies resist excise tax increase

Māori Public Health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, is concerned that this will limit the effectiveness of the tax increase to reduce smoking rates, and that tobacco companies should be forced to increase the prices of their products by the total percentag
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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Tobacco-Funded Organisation Refuses to Answer if its Funder Will Stop Making Cigarettes

Derek Yach, the president of this foundation, responded to queries by The Wire, about this statement. “My hope is that, upon proper reflection, these deans will work with us to eliminate smoking worldwide, as others in the public health, medicine and sci
The Wire (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 05:13
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[UK] Drug dealers use celebrity app to target youngsters: Investigation finds cannabis and paraphernalia openly advertised

The selling app popular with teenagers, models and celebrities, Depop is peddling bundles of drugs to children as young as 13 ... items on offer including laughing gas, rolling tobacco, imported cigarettes, vodka, marijuana and ‘pre-rolled spliffs’. Drug
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 04:08
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With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations. New Delhi
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2018 03:35
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