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[Florida] Kangaroo gas stations offer smokers a deal

When Anna Beth West heard about Kangaroo Express’ promotion, she was disgusted. The convenience store chain is offering a free 16-ounce coffee to any customer who presents a CVS ExtraCare Health card with a cigarette purchase.
The Independent Florida Alligator (University of Florida)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:29

[Europe, France, Malta] French programme claims Dalli targeted by tobacco lobby to delay introduction of stricter laws

A French investigative programme has suggested that the tobacco industry may have manoeuvred to force the removal of former Health Commissioner John Dalli, citing confidential documents by leading tobacco company Philip Morris International (PMI).
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:38

Funding evil lobbying group was “a mistake,” says Google

Google chair Eric Schmidt just announced the company’s intention to stop funding the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a notorious lobbying group that pushes all kinds of anti-climate and anti-clean-energy legislation.
added Sep 30, 2014 17:21

[Iowa] LETTER: Walgreens, Hy-Vee should end tobacco sales

As I was making a purchase at Walgreens in Coralville, I was amazed to hear the assistant, who was standing in front of row upon row of cigarettes, tell me (as expected by corporate policy) to “be well.”
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 6, 2014 09:36

Judge Calls FDA Report on Menthol Cigarettes “Tainted”

A federal judge has ruled in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding that three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge R
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:03

Court Ruling on FDA’s Tobacco Advisory Committee Is Misguided and Must Be Appealed

Justice Department should immediately appeal today’s misguided ruling by a federal judge that concluded three members of the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) had conflicts of interest – or just the appearance of conflicts of in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:55

[USA] GreenSmartLiving Launches New Geo Recyclable e-Cigarette - MarketWatch

Geo recyclable single use e-Cigs as a sustainable lifestyle solution promoting conscious living ... Geo recyclable single use e-Cigs as a sustainable lifestyle solution promoting conscious living -
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 11, 2014 15:10

[Europe, Malta] Barroso faces Dalli at EU court in tobacco lobby case

Five judges at the EU Court of Justice on Monday (7 July) cross-examined the president of the European Commission in the tobacco lobby scandal which saw health commissioner John Dalli leave in disgrace two years ago.
added Jul 8, 2014 06:32

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Children suffer on tobacco farms

The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) has acknowledged that child labour is rampant in the tobacco sector, but maintains it is a global problem not only peculiar to the farming of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 5, 2014 22:45

[Australia] MOODIE: Profits, death and disease: big tobacco’s business model

if the Government was wrong about plain packaging then so too was the industry which fought it. If smoking has increased the industry should be happy, hiding the data on the failure of plain packaging. So the essence of my question on plain packaging is
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 20, 2014 12:40
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