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[Kentucky] FANG: Mitch McConnell Will Say Anything for a Ham

“I’m not a scientist,” McConnell responded...But earlier in his career, when McConnell played a pivotal role on behalf of the tobacco industry...believed he had enough scientific knowledge to question public-health officials.
The Nation
added Oct 23, 2014 13:41
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[Europe, Russia] ROSS: WHO Tobacco Treaty Will Make It Harder For Smokers To Quit

are doing their best to impede, rather than promote, a potentially miraculous new technology devoted to that very goal: electronic cigarettes... The big nonprofits eagerly accept vast sums from the pharmaceutical companies whose nicotine-replacement produ
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:11
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[Switzerland] BERMAN: OPINION Re: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:12
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[Switzerland] Shutting Out Public from WHO Meetings 'Highly Questionable,' According to International Law Expert

JTI today published an Opinion from leading international law expert Sir Franklin Berman QC, about the WHO's lack of transparency in tobacco-related meetings. ...the public, including the media, was prevented from observing the fifth session of the Confer
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2014 15:06
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[Europe] Study identifies EU shift on tobacco control after massive lobbying

shift coincided with the tobacco industry employing over 170 full-time lobbyists ... EU's Tobacco Products Directive has been fraught with allegations of illicit lobbying efforts after health and consumer affairs commissioner John Dalli was forced to resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:41
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[Africa] Tobacco curing eats up Zimbabwe’s forests

the Forestry Commission says 20 percent of the 330,000 hectares of natural forest lost annually (the Commission's 2005 figures) was cut for firewood to cure tobacco. The deforestation rate was particularly high during the height of the land reform progr
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:54
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[Asia] Govt of India is the biggest tobacco offender – and the biggest investor in ITC

Consider this for irony. The government taxes cigarettes heavily. But it is government that is most invested in ITC, India's largest cigarette maker. Government is taxing its own biggest investment, but benefits from both.
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:53
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[UK] Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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American Cancer Society Honors Companies, CEO of the Year for Outstanding Commitment to the Fight Against Cancer

their efforts to reduce employee cancer risk, and the annual CEO of the Year award. These awards are all part of the American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award Series...The Walgreen Company / Walmart
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2014 13:59
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