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[Australia] How one doctor's dream funnelled $1.3 trillion away from tobacco companies

Not-for-profit organisation Tobacco Free Portfolios, with the support of Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, on Thursday launched the world's first "Verified Tobacco-Free" certification stamp, which will be rolled out in Australia next year. Bronwyn King was
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 19, 2018 18:36
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8: Spotlight on environment in tobacco control talks in Geneva

Tobacco control efforts must begin to prioritize strategies to combat the destructive impacts of tobacco not only on public health, but also on the environment and sustainable development, said senior officials at the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:38
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[Australia] JAQUES: Smoke and mirrors on issue funding won’t deter critics

Asked why they had removed the founding sponsors’ logos from their website, ATHRA Chair Colin Mendelsohn reportedly said it had been done on legal advice and not to “reduce transparency.” However the website of the e-cigarette maker, which offers an onli
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Oct 8, 2018 23:14
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[Asia, India] CHOWDHERY: Smoke and mirrors: Why TN must reverse ban on e-cigarettes

Times of India
added Oct 2, 2018 18:33
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why did you get into this work? An essay on public health leadership and ongoing battles

The common thread in all of these issues are the efforts of industries, lobby groups and determined, often obsessed individuals to thwart evidence-based public health policy and practice which threatens these industries or the cult-like belief systems of
Croakey (au)
added Sep 26, 2018 02:31
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[Florida] Lawyers for non-smoking flight attendants who sued cash-rich foundation are punished for it

Philip Gerson and Steven Hunter, shut down their practices in Miami for a month early this year at the direction of the Florida Supreme Court. Now they have blots on their previously unblemished records after long careers spent building good reputations.
Florida Bulldog
added Sep 20, 2018 22:25
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Did Juul Lure Teenagers and Get ‘Customers for Life’?

Juul is under federal investigation for marketing its discreet, flash-drive-resembling e-cigarette product to youth
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2018 15:12
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Juul Raising $1.2 Billion to Get More Teens Hooked on Vaping

The Information reported earlier this month that a number of venture capital investors have opted to stay away from the company because of ethical concerns. But the company looks like it’s going to make a lot of money, and that’s undoubtedly reason enough
Gizmodo
added Jul 2, 2018 20:37
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JUUL Labs Commends Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller for Convening International Group of Public Health Experts to Advise on Youth Prevention

The bipartisan group, including public health officials and former attorneys general, will advise the Company on how to keep JUUL out of the hands of underage individuals through youth and parent education and awareness. In addition, the group will provi
PR Newswire
added Jun 19, 2018 13:55
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[UK] Cigarette Litter The Most Common Litter On Europe’s Beaches

Based on nearly 700,000 collected items, disposable plastics are the biggest contributor to marine litter, with cigarette butts and filters being the most commonly found individual items. The new data has been collected by volunteers using the EEA’s Mari
CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:30
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