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Trump Signs New Regulatory Limits; Cigar Regulations Not Affected

it seems possible the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could propose to eliminate two rules enacted by Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The executive order does provide more effective limits on funding. One part of the four-page order requires any
HalfWheel
added Jan 31, 2017 19:48
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[Florida] Case against Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brought by widow to be re-tried

"[SGR] reports did not constitute original research...rather, they summarized and compiled a mix of information, opinion and advocacy from outside sources.”...since the authors of the reports couldn’t be cross-examined, the reports were hearsay.
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:26
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Passive smoking

A WHO inquiry, conducted after the release of the tobacco-industry documents, found that this controversy was generated by the tobacco industry as part of its larger campaign to cut the WHO's budget, distort the results of scientific studies on passive sm
Wikipedia
added Aug 6, 2015 13:21
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From the tobacco industry to the EPA, latest Trump nominee bad news for vulnerable chemical safety law

Running the toxics office at the EPA is unlikely to change Dourson’s outlook. After all, this is the man who defended his work for tobacco to downplay concerns about second-hand smoke by saying “Jesus hung out with prostitutes and tax collectors.”
Environmental Defense Fund
added Sep 12, 2017 15:48
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WILSON: Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors revived by Pruitt’s science transparency policy

Big Tobacco realized the best chance of avoiding regulation lay not in attempting to combat each study as it came out, but rather in changing the standards to which those studies were held. To do this, they sought to use transparency and reproducibility
The Hill
added Jun 4, 2018 22:02
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[UK, USA] Heard about new law making it illegal to smoke in a car around children? Well...

You've probably seen something on social media about a new law that prohibits people from smoking in a car when children are present. There is such a law, but it won't affect people in the U.S. Let's talk about that: I saw where smoking while in a car
AL.com
added Aug 24, 2015 18:33
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Pruitt's 'Transparency' Rule Would Use Big Tobacco Plan to Gut EPA Science

comes straight from a 1996 memo from lobbyist/lawyer Chris Horner to tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds... another major advocate of this push to identify “extra-judicial” approaches is Steve Milloy. Like Horner, Milloy has worked on behalf of both coal and toba
DeSmogBlog
added Apr 25, 2018 17:44
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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
Wikipedia
added Dec 19, 2016 01:06
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GOLDMAN: Scott Pruitt Will Restrict EPA's Use of Legitimate Science

In a 1996 memo out of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, industry consultant (and later part of the Trump administration’s landing team at EPA), Chris Horner, laid out the “secret science” strategy as a way to fend off tobacco regulations as the science inc
Scientific American
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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KABAT: The Real Motivation Behind Park And Beach Smoking Bans

journal Health Affairs, Ronald Bayer and Kathleen Bachynski, researchers at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public, examine the scientific justification for these bans. The article is unusual for the authors’ willingness to take an independent look at both
Forbes
added Jul 23, 2013 19:38
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