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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Undeserving of “Cancer Gold Standard” Because of Its Global Lobbying for Big Tobacco

incomprehensible that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been recognized by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer...These revelations...prompted CVS Health to resign...As long as the [COC] continues to help the tobacco industry fight tobacco control policies, it can
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 22, 2015 21:57

[Canada] Harm reduction over morals to reduce smoking deaths

Increasing taxes on cigarettes reduces smoking rates but can cause financial hardship for some low-income populations... Sweanor's arguments highlight the tension in the tobacco-control community and among public health officials over the issue of e-ciga
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:10

[Canada] Public accounts committee to hear from Alberta government officials over 'tobaccogate' contract

Justice department officials will be summoned before a legislature committee next year to explain how the contract for Alberta’s $10-billion lawsuit against Big Tobacco was awarded. MLAs on the all-party public accounts committee voted Tuesday in favour
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 2, 2015 07:35

[Russia] Sen. James Lankford's report on wasteful government spending

Lankford calls his report "Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball."... While subjective, it is likely that most taxpayers would find the merits of the history of Russian smoking habits outside the scope of NIH's mission and American nat
WUSA 9 CBS (Washington, DC)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:47

[Africa, Burundi, Kenya, UK] The secret bribes of big tobacco

Panorama found British American Tobacco illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa... BAT made illegal payments to two members and one former member of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2015 17:03

[Asia, India] Farmers' body seeks CBI probe against anti-tobacco health activists, money trail

Accusing the anti-tobacco health activists of working with a hidden agenda of benefiting foreign tobacco growers and business syndicates, the FAIFA representatives said it was helping foreign companies dump illicit cigarettes into the domestic market, af
The Economic Times (India)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:09

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Oxford Economics rejects bias claims over tobacco studies

again rejected claims that its tobacco trade reports were flawed given funding from industry giant Philip Morris. With the upcoming release later this year of the “Asia-16 Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2014” and given the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Allian
Manila Times (ph)
added Sep 30, 2015 17:09

[Jamaica] Carreras regrets scholarships may be hit by pending tobacco restrictions

CIGARETTE distributor Carreras Ltd expressed regret that pending regulations aimed at curtailing its advertising and sponsorship could stop it from offering scholarships. It represents an area that benefits the general public from the company whose produ
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:26

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Politicos cautioned: beware of tobacco hand as polls near

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP)... “As candidates start preparing for the national elections, we expect tobacco makers to increase their influence over government and policy development by supporting some politicians. Let this come as a (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09

Coca-Cola and the problem with industry-funded research

Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard - paid a pool of six board-certified otolaryngologists to testify in over 50 cases, using methods to support their testimony that researchers deemed unscientific. "By highlighting an exhaustive list of potential risk
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:09
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