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SIEGEL: Nominee for New FDA Commissioner Derived Salary from Six Pharmaceutical Companies LAST YEAR

the nominee for FDA Commissioner has such a severe, recent, and extensive history of financial interests with multiple pharmaceutical companies that it would violate all principles of scientific and regulatory integrity to appoint him to head the agency w
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:03
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Ad watch: Electronic cigarette marketers manipulate antitobacco advertisements to promote vaping

a new genre...in which the electronic cigarette industry or its supporters have modified antismoking advertisements for the purposes of promoting vaping....to promote the supposed healthfulness of e-cigarettes. We have identified 12 educational advertisem
Tobacco Control
added Nov 7, 2015 15:33
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[California] CMA passes resolution urging U.S. Chamber of Commerce to cease tobacco advocacy efforts

CMA calls on the Chamber to immediately halt all advocacy efforts on behalf of tobacco companies and urges all conscientious companies that are members of the Chamber to either take similar action or quit their membership to protest such anti-health effor
California Medical Association (CMA)
added Oct 17, 2015 12:52
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[Asia, India] National Forum for Tobacco Eradication slams participation of govt officials at Sustainable Summit

"We are extremely concerned that the summit on sustainability is being co-organized and sponsored by a leading tobacco company (ITC Pvt Ltd.). The summit also has participation by alcohol industry (SABMiller India)." The representation also says as signa
Times of India
added Sep 25, 2015 14:22
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HART: Forget Jeans, What Does Your Pastor Smoke?

Thankfully, my pastor smokes a pipe. I think this is so mainly because of finances. Pipes cost “pennies a bowl” to smoke. A decent cigar will cost you $4 to $5. What’s even better is that my pastor doesn’t chew tobacco:
Patheos.com [Hosting the Conversation on Faith]
added Sep 19, 2015 17:31
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[Asia, India] ITC to pick up tobacco stocks

chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has requested the Centre to immediately press its agencies into purchases. He suggested that the tobacco board or the state trading corporation (STC) be allowed to pick up the stocks from the market on war footing basis.
Times of India
added Sep 17, 2015 12:38
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are we all shills for Big Tobacco?

The sub-text of the Fin Review piece was plain: Sydney University was... investing $2m in big tobacco...pro-smoking activists delirious with excitement... I was now obviously a big tobacco shill, as my salary derived in part from tobacco investments...I’
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 11, 2015 14:21
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HATHAWAY: Government Grant Funding Corrupts Tobacco Research, Holds Back Scientific Inquiry

Given their history of actively inserting policy objectives into the scientific process, government agencies such as FDA and NIH should be removed from the grant-funding business. Congress should rewrite their appropriations accordingly. Funding studies
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:20
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Awash in Big Tobacco cash, California legislators side with tobacco industry

Since 2013, tobacco companies contributed $173,100 to members of the Assembly's 21-member Governmental Organization committee, which recently gutted legislation that sought to limit the marketing and use of electronic cigarettes by defining them as tobac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 18, 2015 11:25
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U.S. Chamber Interference in Countries’ Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use: Country Case Studies

The U.S. Chamber and its European AmCham affiliates, expressing many of the same arguments used by the tobacco industry, intervened at a number of points during TPD negotiations arguing that proposed measures such as standardized packaging (also known as
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Jul 16, 2015 13:23
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