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[Canada] The editor is deceased: Fake science journals hit new low

Academic fraud has reached a new level of deceit as a “predatory” journal that prints low-quality research for cash has stolen the identities of a dead doctor and the head of a Canadian science funding agency. Sir Richard Doll was an eminent British epid
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 27, 2015 10:07
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GLANTZ: FDA further damages its credibilty by throwing highly qualified and respected scientists off TPSAC

Here is the statement Tobacco Free Kids put out on March 5. I couldn't agree more.. FDA Errs in Removing Highly Qualified Scientists from Tobacco Advisory Committee – Decision Is Based on Misguided Court Ruling
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:40
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[UK] Havering Council tobacco investment ignites health row

Havering Council’s growing investment in tobacco companies has been condemned by health campaigners as “ethically and morally unacceptable”. Nearly £2.5million of the authority’s pension pot is tied up in shares with companies that make cigarettes, cigar
Romford Recorder (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:59
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[Connecticut] 'Roll-your-own' cigarette battle at center of congressional finance scandal

Observers say with so much profit at stake, it is not surprising the Connecticut roll-your-own bill is at the heart of a controversy involving the campaign for Congress by state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden.
Westport (CT) News
added Jun 10, 2012 21:40
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[Florida] Law firms fined $9.16 million for filing frivolous tobacco complaints

improper claim submissions by Wilner.... “Over and over, plaintiffs’ counsel explained that these problems were the result of the unique logistical difficulties involved in managing so many individual lawsuits. “And over and over the District Court remi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2017 14:09
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later (PDF) (142pp)

This year’s report finds, once again, that nearly every state gets a failing grade and is spending only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use and the enormous public health problems it causes...are spending less than two cents of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:46
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[Canada] James Repace's Rebuttal to Michael's Essay Jan 21 2014 (PDF)

Mr. Garfield Mahood ... Thank you for seeking my comment on Michael's Essay: Exploding the myth that second-hand smoke causes cancer I found it to be an appalling display of willful ignorance by a prominent radio commentator who should know better
Smoke-Free Housing BC (ca)
added May 16, 2014 22:33
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Simon Chapman: When will the tobacco industry apologise for its galactic harms?

Like many caught-out 5 year olds and recidivist adult sociopaths, the tobacco industry has done none of these things. Its corrective advertising is being done reluctantly after 15 years of legal kicking and screaming, while schmoozing with the global cor
BMJ Group blogs
added Jan 29, 2014 03:30
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco 'boom' marred by environmental warnings

Deforestation, threats to water supply and an ongoing failure to produce critically needed food are just some warnings marring Zimbabwe’s tobacco ‘boom’. The much publicised ‘success’ of the tobacco sector has been lauded by ZANU PF, which led the land
SW Radio Africa News (zw)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:29
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VOTE IN THE CORPORATE HALL OF SHAME

The Hall is an annual online ballot spotlighting and calling to account the year’s most abusive corporations.
Corporate Accountability International
added Oct 4, 2012 17:02
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