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LETTERS: Children Who Labor in Fields: Yes, Here

For years, Big Tobacco denied the harmful effects of its product. It now stands guilty of asphyxiating the lives of children toiling amid its lucrative commodity...Unless funding is given back to enforcement, young people will remain at risk in the field
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2015 20:01
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[Uruguay] Weekly Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris Changes Purchase Process, Runs Into Trouble With WHO

we will discuss Philip Morris’ recent announcement of its decision to stop purchasing tobacco from farmers directly and instead from two large suppliers. ...we will briefly touch upon the World Health Organization (WHO)’s decision to come out against Phil
Trefis
added Nov 7, 2014 19:27
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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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Reynolds will have to remove 'natural' and 'additive-free' from Natural American Spirit cigarettes

The agreement, dated Jan. 19 and disclosed in a public filing in a class-action lawsuit, doesn't cover the product's "organic" label, nor does it affect the brand name, despite the other restrictions on the term "natural." Advocates say the agreement, d
Dow Jones Newswires
added Mar 3, 2017 03:43
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[Illinois] SCOTUS ruling could impact tobacco case

the company “completely glosses over the direct parallel between Williams and Justice Karmeier’s statements: both involved election campaign speeches, both expressed an attitude toward one side on an issue implicated in litigation, and both expressed a vi
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Jun 10, 2016 01:47
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How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes / California takes center stage in fight between health groups and tobacco firms

The battles aren’t just here. Despite the tobacco industry’s tarnished public image, it is operating a powerful and massive influence machine in statehouses from Salt Lake City to Topeka. With a playbook crafted nearly 20 years ago, the tobacco firms use
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 11, 2016 22:37
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“What Is Our Story?” Philip Morris’s Changing Corporate Narrative.

PMC replaced its market success–oriented corporate narrative with a new one centered on responsibility....new narrative was unconvincing to many of its employees...repositioning that would help the company continue business as usual. Moving toward a tobac
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 11, 2015 14:25
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[Florida] Physicians testified for tobacco companies against plaintiffs with head, neck cancers

a small group of otolaryngologists have repeatedly testified, on behalf of the tobacco industry, that heavy smoking did not cause the cancer...The cases occurred between 2009 and 2014. One physician said he was paid $100,000 to testify in a single case
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Jul 17, 2015 11:12
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SWEDA: Under An Hour: My Time at the 2015 Altria Group, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting

my question is ‘Why shouldn’t Altria’s shareholders and investors expect the company to continue to pay judgments in the hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars in the years to come?’” Mr. Barrington answered that litigation “presents risks to
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:31
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[Kazakhstan, USA] HEFLER: Tobacco industry confronted with child labour

every time a new report is published tobacco companies react with apparent surprise...industry is extremely monopolised, has a record of collusion and suppression of leaf prices, interferes with policy development and invests in NGOs such as ITGA, ECLT an
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2015 12:54
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