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[Oregon] 80% of new tobacco tax won't go to help people quit?

A large per-pack increase in Oregon’s cigarette tax currently being debated in the State Legislature will primarily back-fill General Fund spending, and do little to help smokers quit. HB 2555 will increase Oregon’s cigarette tax by $1.00 per pack, but o
OregonCatalyst.com
added Mar 8, 2015 15:10
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Ethics Violations Force Changes to FDA Tobacco Committee

When selected, all former and current TPSAC members met the FDA's conflict of interest (COI) requirements, it said; however, the court ruling further expands FDA's COI criteria. Each voting TPSAC member was rescreened. This resulted in the resignation or
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:22
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4 members on FDA tobacco advisory panel leave following court ruling on conflicts of interest

In July, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washington, D.C., ordered the FDA to reconstitute the panel and barred the agency from using its 2011 report on menthol cigarettes. The agency has since conducted its own review on menthol cigarettes, wh
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2015 12:13
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ROSS: California’s Public Health Lies About E-Cigarettes Will Kill Smokers

Are the CDPH authorities (and their overlords at the CDC, who funded this destructive propaganda) that stupid — or are other forces at work? The fact that the multi-billion-dollar drug companies stand to lose big-time if their useless cessation products
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 20, 2015 13:12
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[Australia, Europe, Switzerland] Universität Zürich lässt «Review» einer Studie durch Philip Morris zu [University of Zurich can "review" a study by Philip Morris]

Philip Morris is sponsoring a study by the University of Zurich - and this gives the tobacco Multi amazing rights...."University Agrees that, prior to submission to publisher of a manuscript ...University shall forward to PMIM 30 days prior to planned pu
Angeli's Views (thomas angeli blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:57
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Reynolds, Altria will prohibit under-16 workers in tobacco fields

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Altria Group Inc. confirmed Friday their future contracts with tobacco growers, starting in 2015, will prohibit the hiring of anyone under age 16 to work in their fields.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:09
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[UK] Leading Tory backbench MP Jacob Rees-Mogg 'failed to declare interests'

Jacob Rees-Mogg spoke in four debates in the Chamber in support of the tobacco, mining and oil and gas industries without declaring that he is a founder and director of a firm with multimillion-pound investments in the sectors.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 15, 2014 07:33
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[Asia, India] Government to clamp down on CSR activities of tobacco companies; disallow ads on mobile, Internet

The government's planned new anti-tobacco legislation, news of which sent cigarette stocks crashing on Tuesday, will discourage manufacturers from "earning goodwill" through their legally mandated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, official
The Economic Times (India)
added Dec 1, 2014 01:12
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[California] LETTER: Governor, give back tobacco money ($$)

I urge Gov. Jerry Brown to return all the money that Philip Morris has given him directly and indirectly. He doesn’t need the support of convicted racketeers and a company whose products, when used as intended, kill thousands of people a year.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 1, 2014 18:50
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[Florida] Perspective: Chiefland grads question 'Big Tobacco' at UF

some students there are questioning why "big tobacco" was invited to speak Sept. 22. The meeting with tobacco company Altria...took place in UF’s Hough Hall, the new building for business graduate students, and was publicized by faculty in the business c
Chiefland (FL) Citizen
added Oct 24, 2014 13:13
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