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[UK] Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
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Judge: FDA can’t use menthol report

The involvement of DHHS in the lawsuit comes in part from a recommendation of an ethics official who concluded a menthol ban would have no “direct and predictable effect” on the financial interests of drug companies that make smoking-cessation products.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:22
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[UK, North Carolina, Ohio] FLOC, British reps vow to fight for workers

A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions ...pledged to take the fight for farm worker reforms to their home country. They plan to
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 22:17
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[Australia, USA] KUTEN: Manipulators of public opinion and science are at work again - Opinion - Wanganui Chronicle News

Tony Abbott reversed course and eliminated the carbon tax. I was reminded of similar actions in the US....The trouble with Selye's work and that of the cardiologists is that they were funded in large part by the tobacco industry. Tobacco industry people
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:24
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LAMMI: FDA Advisory Committee Not Rife With Conflicts Of Interest? -- "Please!" Quips Federal Judge

Judge Leon explained that they had a financial incentive not to make any recommendations that would compromise the lawsuits in which they would testify. On the product consulting work, the judge noted that any FDA regulation of menthol would likely inspir
Forbes
added Jul 24, 2014 22:10
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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[Australia, UK] Tobacco and fossil fuels lose out as investors opt for more ethical industries

Managed funds held in ethical and sustainable investments grew by 51% in the past 12 months to more than $25bn, research shows. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia says the number of investors demanding to see their money invested respons
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:25
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Judge Calls FDA Report on Menthol Cigarettes “Tainted”

A federal judge has ruled in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding that three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge R
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:03
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[Missouri] Jones blames reporting error for timing on tobacco company donation

State Rep. Caleb Jones hopes to defuse a potential issue for his campaign fund by amending his most recent report, filed Tuesday, that showed he received a check for $2,500 from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. the day before his committee voted to exempt electr
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 15:26
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GLANTZ: Judge Leon strikes again: His ruling on FDA’s Tobacco Advisory Committee is misguided and must be appealed

Judge Richard Leon, who has consistently ruled against the FDA on everything related to tobacco, is at it again, ruling that the FDA Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee is flawed. (Why does every tobacco case on the FDA end up in front of the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:04
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