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HOLDING: E-cigarettes Put the Environment at Risk

And there is no easy way to recycle e-cigarettes. The UK site Tobacco Control reported that "none of the (e-cigarette) products provided disposal instructions for spent cartridges containing nicotine." Certainly the Blu I bought had no easily discernible
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:17
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Gilbert Ross

Medical/Executive Director for the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)...That interview with ACSH made no mention of its funding from corporate sources that profit from the products and industries ACSH defends, however,[7] such as GMO crops, fra
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Apr 24, 2015 10:43
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Doctors behind anti-Oz letter have own ‘conflicts of interest’

Dr. Henry I. Miller of Stanford’s Hoover Institution...prominent voice in a tobacco industry-backed campaign to discredit the science linking cigarette use and cancer. Miller also had a connection to ... (ACSH)... Dr. Gilbert Ross, is also a signatory to
Aljazeerah
added Apr 24, 2015 10:35
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Human rights and ethical considerations for a tobacco-free generation [FREE FULL TEXT]

a new tobacco ‘endgame’ has been proposed: the denial of tobacco sale to any citizen born after a certain year...This paper examines some key legal and ethical issues raised by this proposal, critically assessing how an obligation to protect human rights
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2015 23:03
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[Washington] HARRIS: Banning smoking or harassing the poor?

Visit realchangenews.org to sign our petition asking the parks department to not use public health to punish the poor. There are many things our city might legitimately do to create a healthier Seattle. Harassing the poor out of our downtown parks is
Real Change
added Apr 18, 2015 15:31
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Twitter Guy Says He Hoaxed NYT In Teen Vape Article [Updated]

The story quotes at least four teens, one of whom is saying on Twitter that his entire interview was a hoax. Three days ago, for some reason, the Twitter account @nytimeswell solicited teens who vape for input on the forthcoming article. The tweet is s
Gawker
added Apr 18, 2015 11:55
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The Misinformation Industry / Why the FDA doesn't really know what's in your food

Several of these scientists, a Center for Public Integrity investigation found, previously served as scientific consultants for tobacco companies during the 1980s and 1990s, when the tobacco industry fought vigorously to defend its products.
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 18, 2015 11:20
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[Australia, Malaysia] AGENCY OVERSEEING OBAMA TRADE DEALS FILLED WITH FORMER TRADE LOBBYISTS

US Trade Representative...is being led by former lobbyists for corporations that stand to benefit from the deals...Christopher Wilson, the deputy chief of mission to the World Trade Organization, recently worked for C&M International...represented...Briti
The Intercept
added Apr 17, 2015 12:25
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ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Money

Though the company has used its tobacco profits to support charitable and educational works for decades, what's new now is that its $60-million corporate giving program is suddenly being dwarfed by a $100-million-a-year image-rebuilding campaign launched
The American Prospect
added Apr 14, 2015 17:19
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2015 Shareholder Resolution TIME WARNER: Request: Report on public health impacts of smoking in movies (PDF)

standards to determine transparent criteria on which company products continue to be distributed that: 1) especially endanger young people’s well-being; 2) have the substantial potential to impair the reputation of the Company; and/or 3) would reasonably
As You Sow
added Apr 14, 2015 10:48
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