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U.S. Chamber Fights Smoking Laws While Hospitals and Insurers Sit on Its Board

But Anthem’s executive vice president, Wayne S. DeVeydt, serves on the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is engaged in a worldwide campaign to block antismoking laws. These include taxes on cigarettes in the Philippines, graphic health warning
New York Times
added Jul 1, 2015 12:11


Now that others in the private sector can see the systematic efforts of Big Tobacco and the Chamber to thwart sound public health measures around the world, we hope they will reconsider their involvement with and support for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Legacy Foundation
added Jun 30, 2015 20:10

Reynolds CEO Pines for the “Old Days” – Does She Miss Joe Camel? Company has long history of deception, marketing to kids

Susan Cameron touted the deal as a return to the “old days” for the tobacco industry. When it comes to Big Tobacco, the “old days” were a time when youth smoking rates were skyrocketing, the industry used cartoons and cowboys to target kids, and tobacco e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:07

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16

[UK-Scotland] Government has 'moral duty' to ban smoking around children in cars

The MSP pushing for a ban on smoking in cars when children are present has said there is a "moral duty" to act. Liberal Democrat Jim Hume wants a £100 fine to be brought in for people caught smoking in vehicles if anyone aged under 18 is inside.
STV (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:33
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[UK-Scotland] MSP: car smoking ban 'a moral duty'

Hume wants a £100 fine to be brought in for people caught smoking in vehicles if anyone aged under 18 is inside. He denied suggestions that his member's Bill seeking a change in the law is "flawed" as he faced questions from Holyrood's Health Committee.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:32

Doctors in bitter divide about e-cigarettes

Are e-cigarettes giving tobacco companies the means to appear benign while actually "killing people softly" or are the alternatives offering the best chance of reducing harm from cigarette smoking? Doctors are bitterly divided over the question.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 25, 2015 20:52

[UK, USA] GORNALL: Why e-cigarettes are dividing the public health community

The tobacco industry used to be seen as the enemy of public health, but the move into e-cigarettes and harm reduction has seen some experts shift their views. Are they right or does industry have more cynical motives? Jonathan Gornall reports
British Medical Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 09:28

[Florida] Law Firm Hit With Coverage Row Over Botched Tobacco Suits ($$)

Allied World Insurance Co. on Monday hit The Wilner Firm PA with a suit in Florida federal court, seeking a declaration that it doesn’t have to cover costs that the firm incurred after it was sued by a number of plaintiffs in underlying dismissed tobacco
added Jun 24, 2015 19:18
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Environmental and Socially Responsible Index Based on the S&P 500 Launched by S&P Dow Jones Indices Index Licensed to Goldman Sachs Asset Management for Product Development

The constituents are selected using a transparent, rules-based methodology where stocks engaging in fossil fuel heavy industries or in the production and sale of tobacco, cluster bombs, landmines, nuclear and other military armaments are excluded. The el
PR Newswire
added Jun 24, 2015 16:07
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