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[Europe, Ireland] O’Reilly criticises EC’s transparency in dealings with tobacco firms

European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has strongly criticised the European Commission’s refusal to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent, following an investigation by her office. A report by Ms O’Reilly in October sharply criticised t
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:07
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CHAPMAN: What to make of tobacco industry research declarations of ‘no conflicts of interest’?

Being employed by a company with direct commercial interests in the research in question should never allow authors to mock the process by declaring they have no conflicting interests.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 06:34
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Anger at Lynton Crosby's UK Australian of the Year award over tobacco lobby links

The chief executive of the Public Health Association of Australia, Michael Moore, says he is “shocked and appalled” that London-based Australian political strategist, Lynton Crosby, has been named the UK Australian of the Year despite his history of invo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:59
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Appeals court lifts injunction on menthol advisory report

The conflict cited was that Dr. Neal Benowitz, Dr. Jack Henningfield and Dr. Jonathan Samet had a financial relationship with pharmaceutical companies... Leon ruled that the FDA “erred in determining that the challenged members … did not have financial a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2016 13:28
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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