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[UK-Scotland] 'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27

[Virginia] 5 things to know about former Va. governor trial

1. WHAT WILLIAMS GOT It’s a shorter list. The biggest favor was a luncheon at the governor’s mansion that prosecutors described as a product launch event. Defense attorneys tried to show that it was Maureen McDonnell’s top aide who orchestrated the eve
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 1, 2014 03:15

[USA] P.R. Firm for Putin’s Russia Now Walking a Fine Line

compared Ketchum’s business relationship with Russia to that of public relations firms who worked for tobacco companies as the dangers of smoking were revealed. “There are some who would argue that Russia is just as legitimate a client as Philip Morris
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2014 02:57

[Japan] JT helping victims of Hiroshima landslide

Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 16:07

[Virginia] Prosecutor: McDonnells Had 'Corrupt Understanding'

Williams treated the McDonnells to a family vacation that included use of his Ferrari and issued three loans: $50,000 to Maureen McDonnell, which she used to pay credit cards bills and buy Star Scientific stock, and two checks totaling $70,000 to MoBo Rea
WNEW 99.1 FM (Lanham, MD)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:07

[Virginia] Prosecutors' closing argument: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

The McDonnells needed money because they were badly in debt, and he said they were willing to undertake official acts to help former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams promote his tobacco-based supplement, Anatabloc.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:02

Final Push by Prosecutors in Virginia Corruption Trial Links Favors to Actions

Acknowledging that there was no smoking-gun memo laying out a deal, Mr. Harbach meticulously presented a timeline in which gifts from Mr. Williams were closely followed by the governor’s favorable acts on his behalf.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:01

[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco farmers exploitation must stop-VALD

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has joined public health groups in Africa and the world over to call on the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of tobacco farmers. (gh)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:57

WALSH: SAPVoice: How Big Data Is Like Big Tobacco - Part 1

Big Tobacco knew the writing was on the wall in the U.S. Long before the judgment came, they had diversified into food and other consumables. Big Data is running down a similar path. Deception? Check. Users are only now realizing on a broad basis that ma
added Aug 26, 2014 20:25

Philip Morris Loses Bid to Toss Military Contract Litigation

Philip Morris USA must defend against a whistle-blower lawsuit over cigarette pricing for the military, an appeals court ruled, rejecting the tobacco company’s claim the suit failed to cite new information.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2014 20:21
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