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RABIN-HAVT: Donald Trump's outrageous lies come straight from big businesses' playbook

The tobacco industry's success in manufacturing its own truth won it decades of increased profits, even as it put the lives of millions of Americans at risk. This morally objectionable playbook has been used by other industries seeking to avoid necessary
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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[Nebraska] Jake’s Cigars & Spirits managers speak out against hate after flag photo

The photo shows a group of people inside the bar posing around a white nationalist group’s flag. Their faces have been blocked...managers said if they had known that the photo was being taken, the group would have been thrown out.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Dec 17, 2016 03:24
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SATEL: Big Tobacco Is Giving Away Money: Researchers Should Take It

. If the tobacco companies respect researchers’ independence, we will obtain valuable data about RRPs, their relative risks, and how and why smokers switch or don’t switch to them. Those findings will help save lives. Or, if the companies interfere with
Forbes
added Dec 9, 2016 15:53
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SIEGEL: New Study on E-Cigarettes and Bronchitis: An Example of Scientific Dishonesty and Deception

the paper and the press release are both very deceptive. The paper abstract is hiding important findings. The same thing is true of the press release. In fact, nowhere in the press release does it even mention that there was no significant relationship fo
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:26
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[Canada] Think tanks with ties to tobacco arguing against plain packaging

And yet, these groups typically don’t mention their financial ties when speaking about policy. For example, the Montreal Economic Institute published a report in September saying plain packaging “attacks the value of brands.” It included a disclaimer sa
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:39
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[Florida] DUBINSKY vs. R.J. REYNOLDS, et. al.: PHILIP MORRIS USA’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER REQUIRING PHILIP MORRIS USA TO PAY FEES AND EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTINUED DEPOSITION OF DR. LEE SCHEINBART (PDF)

Plaintiff’s counsel has already used the Court’s ruling as a platform to disparage Mr. Suarez (and all of Defendants’ lawyers) publicly, accusing him of “egregious” and “unprofessional” behavior to reporters who published articles in two prominent trad
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 17, 2016 23:11
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BELL: IS MISSOURI’S AMENDMENT 3 TRULY IN FAVOR OF THE CHILDREN?

One of the main red flags regarding this amendment is that it has been largely designed and funded by one of Big Tobacco’s dominating forces, R. J. Reynolds...devised by Big Tobacco, for Big Tobacco, and will ultimately benefit, you guessed it, Big Tobacc
The Current (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:57
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[Africa, Uganda] APIITA: Penalize fossil fuel and tobacco polluters for climate damages

"Defendants have engaged in and executed – and continue to engage in and execute – a massive 50-year scheme to defraud the public, including consumers of cigarettes, in violation of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act”. Consequently in t
The New Vision (ug)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:35
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WHO denies members failing to pay UN tobacco agency

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is fuming over an NGO report which claims that members do not pay their contributions to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the UN’s tobacco agency.
EurActiv
added Oct 13, 2016 16:16
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: When industry-sponsored research is on the nose

Bero’s contributions have recently been supplemented by Nicholas Freudeberg’s Lethal but legal (2014) and a book just published ...Peter Adams, Moral Jeopardy: Risks of accepting money from the Alcohol, tobacco and gambling industries (Cambridge Universit
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2016 19:04
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