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The Surgeon General's Report at 50: Not a Golden Anniversary

“Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General’s Report,” a film by Dr. Alan Blum, director of UA’s Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, chronicles what Blum calls “the fear, foot-dragging and squandering of funds on the part of public he
Newswise
added Jan 9, 2014 16:56
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[Europe] PENNY: It's not harming anyone, so why is Brussels trying to remove my robot cigarette?

We cannot have a compassionate, effective policy on drugs and addiction without starting from a place of compassion, and if our stance on smoking stops with an idea of moral weakness, we have forfeited compassion. Now, stick that in your flashing electron
New Statesman (uk)
added Dec 13, 2013 16:00
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[China] FOOKS/GILMORE: There's no such thing as a free lunch from tobacco companies

Corporate donations from the tobacco industry are a false economy, and while tobacco companies are rightly vilified for pushing a product that kills half of its users, their political duplicity also seems to provide important clues to understanding chari
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:39
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LETTER FROM DAVE DOBBINS, LEGACY'S CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - 10.27.13

a Sunday, October 27, front page article from The Washington Post on fraud in nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC area. … details a case of fraud that was committed here at Legacy from 1999-2007 by a trusted former employee.... Legacy is an or
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 23, 2013 17:01
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[UK] Council pension funds seek legal advice over contentious tobacco investments

The Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board has prepared a letter to be sent to a Queen’s Counsel asking for advice on fund trustees’ legal position. Financial News reports that the letter says a local authorities are “struggling to reconcile wha
Blue and Green Tomorrow (University of Lincoln) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2013 14:06
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YANKLOWITZ: False Advertising, Jewish Morality and the Tobacco Industry

As religious Jews, one pertinent question about advertising and its relationship to deception and promoting harmful decisions and habits is, what is halacha’s view of this? In "The Impact of Jewish Values on Marketing and Business Practices," Hershey
The Jewish Press
added Sep 29, 2013 21:03
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[UK] Labour accepted payments from tobacco giant as cigarette packaging row rumbles on

Philip Morris has hired a prominent stall in the exhibition hall at Labour’s annual conference in Brighton, at a cost believed to run to several thousand pounds. Labour agreed to sell exhibition space to the two organisations despite fiercely criticisin
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 12:56
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[Africa, Nigeria] Do What Is Right And Safe For Customers, Fashola Urges Tobacco Company

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Monday received the management of British American Tobacco Company on a courtesy visit, commending the company’s investment in Nigeria even as he urged the organization to do business with very strong c
Channels Television (ng)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:29
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[UK] Advisers on e-cigarettes 'failed to declare their interests' in Big Pharma' ($$)

Health experts who recommended that the Government tighten the regulation of electronic cigarettes failed to declare their financial interests in Big Pharma’s rival products. ... Against the wishes of much of the nascent e-cigarette industry, the Medicin
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:16
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[UK] WARNER: Global warming comes to tobacco control ($$)

Smith and her colleagues confront us with the (obvious-once-you-think-about-it) fact that our own activities ... are all implicated in the manmade disaster of climate change. To quote the immortal Pogo, we have met the enemy and he is us.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 10, 2013 11:50
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