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[India] JAIN: The endgame for tobacco

At the Endgame for Tobacco conference in Delhi last month, K Srinath Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India, called for “significant tax hikes on tobacco products and the use of tobacco derived tax revenue to fund tobacco control [and]
British Medical Journal
added Oct 17, 2013 22:07
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South Australian Government invested $38m in tobacco companies

STATE Government agencies had about $38 million invested in tobacco companies in 2012, and the figure rose last year despite policies to cut smoking rates. The amount of funds indirectly invested in tobacco companies by WorkCover went from $3.9 million
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:20
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SIEGEL: Why is the CDC Taking Research Funding from a Pharmaceutical Company?

When I worked at the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) from 1993-1995, I always considered it to be an independent ... Through its partnership with CDC and the CDC Foundation, Pfizer has the potential to gain an increased corporate image a
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Aug 14, 2013 17:53
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[UK] Cigarette firm Philip Morris 'tracked MPs' views on packaging'

laid out detailed proposals of how it would seek to stave off standardised packaging, including a spreadsheet indicating the believed position of every politician in the House of Commons, according to company documents marked “for internal discussion and
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 28, 2013 18:52
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[Europe, UK] Totally Wicked's Managing Director Agrees to Step Down After Inappropriate e-Mails

Mr Cropper has on a number of occasions made direct contact with both Ms Linda McAvan MEP, lead Rapporteur of the EU ENVI committee and Mr Jeremy Mean of the MHRA. In these communications, Mr Cropper has called in to question the legitimacy and motivation
PR Newswire
added Jul 3, 2013 03:34
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FAESSEL: Star Scientific and Dirty Politics

this is an attack on the messenger, not the message. Star’s advancing science and superb test results that include four peer reviews of anatabine / Anatabloc clearly demonstrate its efficacy. Accordingly, Star’s building scientific narrative is p
SmallCap Network
added May 13, 2013 16:13
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[Canada] Editorial: Smoking linked to gene damage

now it appears they could be jeopardizing the health of any children they may have. Playing dice with your own life is one thing. Playing with the safety of an unborn generation is another matter entirely. ... Whether an outright ban is desirable, or ev
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Apr 7, 2013 09:01
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[UK] Council helps smokers quit while investing millions in tobacco

Croydon Council has refused to extinguish investments in tobacco firms The council has come under fire for refusing to turn its back on profitable ties with the tobacco industry despite taking on new public health responsibilities this week.
Croydon Guardian (uk)
added Apr 4, 2013 01:15
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[Virginia] Hampton's cigarette operation: Fuel bought, but with little oversight

Hampton police officers charged nearly $13,000 for fuel to Blue Water Tobacco during the fictitious company's final year. Those charges, like many of the purchases made by officers, have little documentation to explain their relevance to Blue Water's goa
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Mar 25, 2013 03:33
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[Kentucky] Lawyer Chesley disbarred over ethics in diet drug settlement

Stanley Chesley ... was disbarred on Thursday by the Kentucky Supreme Court, which found him guilty of ethical violations in connection with a $200 million settlement over the diet drug fen-phen. .. He's been involved in settlements with tobacco companie
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2013 15:45
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