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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56

Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

But Matthew L. Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state l
New York Times
added Oct 29, 2014 09:41

[Malta] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg rules out Parliament, but not politics

But Dr Borg continues to steer clear from commenting on the circumstances which brought him to the European Commission in the first place: Mr Dalli's resignation after a manufacturer of snus - a form of smokeless oral tobacco native to Sweden and illegal
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 27, 2014 22:00

[UK] MPs shall go to the ball … thanks to more than £100,000 of free hospitality

Tobacco companies were among the most prolific providers of corporate hospitality to MPs, with JTI, the maker of Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut cigarettes, offering hospitality to nine MPs. Imperial Tobacco provided three MPs with VIP tickets to, and hospi
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:09

[Russia] WHO hosts £1 million anti-tobacco conference in Moscow despite being low on Ebola fund

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently hosted an extravagant £1 million conference in Moscow to discuss tobacco control policies, even as it complained about being low on funds to tackle the deadly Ebola in West Africa.
ANI (in)
added Oct 26, 2014 20:19

Child labor on tobacco farms fought

Two years after the Obama administration backed off a rule that would have banned children from dangerous agriculture jobs, public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2014 19:30

[UK] GOLDIN: E-cigarettes in pharmacies ($$)

I attended this year’s Pharmacy Show at the NEC in Birmingham on 5–6 October 2014 and saw a large number of exhibitors flogging their e-cigarette products to attendees, many of whom are pharmacists. How can pharmacists encourage patients to give up smokin
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:17

Are pot leaf, cigarette Halloween costumes for babies inappropriate? is selling both a baby cigarette costume...description for the cigarette says, “No worry of cancer with this cigarette costume. Who knew tobacco could look this cute?”
WFLD Television Fox (Chicago, IL)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:19

[UK] ARCHIVE: How Comic Relief invests millions in arms, tobacco and alcohol: Panorama expose also reveals charity is sitting on £100m and will not say how money is spent

Charity invests cash in controversial firms to fund £17m running costs / Documentary was shelved for two months by nervous BBC execs / Charity is 'risking reputation', says ethical investment expert
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:16

[Florida] Perspective: Chiefland grads question 'Big Tobacco' at UF

some students there are questioning why "big tobacco" was invited to speak Sept. 22. The meeting with tobacco company Altria...took place in UF’s Hough Hall, the new building for business graduate students, and was publicized by faculty in the business c
Chiefland (FL) Citizen
added Oct 24, 2014 13:13
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