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Philip Morris: 'More Work' Needed to Stop Child Labor in Tobacco Trade

The tobacco industry may be making strides in the health department, but a new report shows it still has a ways to go to make sure children aren’t being exploited by the multi-billion-dollar trade. Child tobacco workers labor 50 to 60 hours a week in the
Fox Media
added May 14, 2014 17:26

Which Pharmacy Chain is Truly Anti-Smoking?

The American Cancer Society points out, and Bach acknowledges, that Walgreens is a leader in providing anti-smoking programs for its employees. But this is a paltry financial commitment to the cause compared to that of CVS, which is forsaking $2 billion (The Reality-Based Community)
added Apr 14, 2014 15:47

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company achieves highest status in N.C. environmental program (PDF)

has been awarded Steward status by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The Steward designation is the highest in the department’s Environmental Stewardship Initiative. It acknowledges that SFNTC has shown exemplary environment
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 17, 2014 11:19

[Europe, Malta] John Dalli denies speaking about money with Silvio Zammit

Mr Dalli was testifying in court in the compilation of evidence against Mr Zammit, who is accused of trading in influence for changes to the EU's tobacco directive, when Mr Dalli was EU Health Commissioner.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 13, 2014 17:03

SIEGEL: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary: Will Stan Glantz Defend His False Accusations, or Retract His Defamatory Remarks?

Stan Glantz has publicly made false accusations which imply that electronic cigarette companies have been behind the scenes orchestrating and paying for statements by a number of right-wing think tanks that are supportive of electronic cigarettes. Here i
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 20, 2014 15:43

LETTER: RICHARD SMITH: Arguments against publishing tobacco funded research also apply to drug industry funded research ($$)

I was the BMJ editor when we decided after much discussion that we would publish research funded by tobacco companies, but I respect the decision of the current editors of BMJ, BMJ Open, Heart, and Thorax not to do so.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 20, 2013 15:33

[India] JAIN: The endgame for tobacco

At the Endgame for Tobacco conference in Delhi last month, K Srinath Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India, called for “significant tax hikes on tobacco products and the use of tobacco derived tax revenue to fund tobacco control [and]
British Medical Journal
added Oct 17, 2013 22:07

South Australian Government invested $38m in tobacco companies

STATE Government agencies had about $38 million invested in tobacco companies in 2012, and the figure rose last year despite policies to cut smoking rates. The amount of funds indirectly invested in tobacco companies by WorkCover went from $3.9 million
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:20

SIEGEL: Why is the CDC Taking Research Funding from a Pharmaceutical Company?

When I worked at the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) from 1993-1995, I always considered it to be an independent ... Through its partnership with CDC and the CDC Foundation, Pfizer has the potential to gain an increased corporate image a
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Aug 14, 2013 17:53

[UK] Cigarette firm Philip Morris 'tracked MPs' views on packaging'

laid out detailed proposals of how it would seek to stave off standardised packaging, including a spreadsheet indicating the believed position of every politician in the House of Commons, according to company documents marked “for internal discussion and
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 28, 2013 18:52
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