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[Oregon] Republican-linked nonprofit downplays ties to Big Tobacco while fighting smoking age increase

Impact Oregon, a nonprofit controlled by Senate Republican leaders, surged into action this month to oppose increasing Oregon's tobacco age. The group didn't publicly disclose that its treasurer, Paul Rainey, has close ties with a tobacco lobbyist: Juste
The Oregonian
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Africa] Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection

"We are encouraging tobacco farmers to have their own woodlots to cure tobacco. If a farmer does not have such a woodlot we advise them not to grow tobacco," he said. Tobacco curing alone is responsible for more than 20 percent of the country's
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2017 16:01
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justice department should recuse lawyers who represented tobacco companies from tobacco cases

Before Mr. Readler joined the DOJ, the department vigorously defended the FDA rule. With Mr. Readler now on the case, the government filed a motion requesting an extension “to more fully consider the issues raised.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:20
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LETTER TO AG JEFF SESSIONS RE: RECUSAL OF TOBACCO LAWYERS (PDF)

ethical standards would be compromised if any former partner of Jones Day, which has worked tirelessly on behalf of the tobacco industry, participates in the Justice Department’s defense of tobacco regulations or other actions by FDA affecting the ind
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:15
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Health Groups: Justice Department Should Recuse Lawyers Who Represented Tobacco Companies from Tobacco-Related Cases

concerns about Noel Francisco, the nominee for Solicitor General, and Chad Readler, currently Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division, both of whom represented R.J. Reynolds...while they were partners at the law firm Jones Day.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:09
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IRVING: SMOKESCREEN Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the Inventor of ‘Alternative Facts’

an industrial scale exercise in the promotion of an alternative scientific reality. It involved not just alternative facts but an entire body of false scientific... Hill & Knowlton outlined a four-point strategy to deal with scientific critics: “(a) smear
The Daily Beast
added Mar 25, 2017 17:01
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[Asia] Israel's huge gift to Philip Morris

The Health Ministry's surprising decision to exempt the firm's new iQOS e-cigarette means it could even be sold to children.
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 23, 2017 14:40
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Organic Tobacco Market: Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Segment Anticipated to Register Significant CAGR over the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026

Smoking segment is predicted to create more absolute $ opportunity as compared to the smokeless segment Organic tobacco is majorly used in smoking products such as cigarettes and RYO and is expected to gain traction over the forecast period. The smoking
PR Newswire
added Mar 22, 2017 16:53
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[New Zealand] KiwiSaver members urged to put heat on tobacco investments

While governments and health officials work against tobacco, some financial institutions undo that work with financial support, Tobacco Free Portfolios says.
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:05
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When CVS stopped selling cigarettes, some customers quit smoking

Smokers who purchased cigarettes exclusively at CVS stores were 38 percent less likely to buy tobacco after the national chain stopped selling cigarettes, the study shows. In addition, cigarette sales dropped 1 percent - or by 95 million packs - in 13 s
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14
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