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[Alabama] BLUM: When it comes to cigarette tax, governments should use it right or lose it

the income from these sin taxes is a relative drop in the bucket compared to what we pay in the long run as a result of smoking-caused disease and disability. To end the smoking pandemic, governments should either dedicate a significant percentage of cig
added Jun 24, 2015 15:55

[Virginia] Judge narrows scope of Hampton cigarette sting defamation lawsuit

Former Lt. James R. Crotts, of Smithfield, accuses former Police Chief Charles R. Jordan Jr. and another Hampton officer, Christopher L. Munger, of throwing him under the bus in the aftermath of the tobacco sting. But a multiday jury trial that was expe
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added May 3, 2015 15:26

SIEGEL: Journal Commentary on Electronic Cigarettes is a Scientifically Unsupportable Hatchet Job and Fails to Disclose Author's Conflict of Interest

A commentary ... demonizes electronic cigarettes...the commentary fails to disclose a significant conflict of interest of its author. The author of the article is a past president and vice-president of the American Thoracic Society, ...received financial
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 28, 2015 07:57

Philip Morris International Recognized as One of Europe’s Top Employers for Third Consecutive Year

“The recognition of Philip Morris International as Top Employer is a reflection of the high standards that we hold ourselves to in our people practices, both in the EU Region and across the globe,” said Victoria Shevchuk, Vice President Human Resources E
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 11, 2015 16:34

[Ireland] Irish State has €9m invested in the tobacco industry

The Government was yesterday accused of double standards and ‘complete hypocrisy’ in its fight against tobacco after it emerged that the State has multimillion-euro investments in the tobacco industry.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 8, 2015 22:42

Tobacco-advisory panel shaken up

FDA said Thursday that Chairman Jonathan Samet and board members Claudia Barone, Joanna Cohen and Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin are off the nine-member Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 7, 2015 18:34

[Ireland] Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND State agencies have, since 2013, paid out close to€4 million in consultancy fees to companies who have also represented the interests of Big Tobacco. Figures from seven government departments show that in the last two years alo
The (ie)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:21

[Illinois] Ethics experts say recusal theory in $10 billion tobacco case is defective

Plaintiffs seeking to remove Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier from review of their $10 billion judgment against cigarette maker Philip Morris advanced a theory with no stopping point, ethics experts swear.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Feb 12, 2015 19:28

Seedy Business: What Big Food is hiding with its slick PR campaign on GMOs (PDF)

Fleishman Hillard conducted espionage against tobacco control advocates on behalf of the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds... converted the Healthy Buildings Institute into a front group...“Ogilvy will provide … assistance in strategy development and implem
U.S. RIGHT TO KNOW [Gary Ruskin, executive director]
added Jan 21, 2015 13:23

DEKRA Certifies Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company to ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Systems Standard

“Adding ISO 50001 certification to the list of existing excellent green initiatives that SFNTC already has in place will continue to increase SFNTC’s recognition as a ‘green’ business leader and shows their commitment to sustainability.”
Business Wire
added Jan 13, 2015 10:04
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