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Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, C.D.C. Director, Resigns Over Tobacco and Other Investments

In a statement, Alex Azar, the newly appointed secretary of Health and Human Services, announced the resignation of the director, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, citing her “complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to com
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 16:08

LIBERMAN: The new Philip Morris-funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World: independent or not?

Philip Morris’s ongoing influence over the Foundation – as long as the Pledge Agreement remains in place – becomes clearer the closer one looks...While release of the Certificate of Incorporation, Bylaws and Pledge Agreement is a small start, it would sup
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05

Wrigley lawsuit: Don't use Starburst, Skittles to sell e-cigarette liquid

In a complaint filed on Monday in Chicago federal court, Wrigley accused Get Wrecked Juices LLC of infringing its trademarks and causing unspecified damages by selling “Pink Starburst” and “Skeetlez” e-liquid in colorful advertising.
added Jan 31, 2018 16:44

[Georgia] Trump's top health official traded tobacco stock while leading anti-smoking efforts

CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald bought shares in a global tobacco giant even as her previous holdings were under review...Purchases included between $1,001 and $15,000 of Japan Tobacco, one of the largest such companies in the world, which sells four toba
added Jan 31, 2018 16:02

MILLER: Controversial Trump Nominee Michael Dourson Is Finally Leaving EPA Job He Never Had

Dourson had a history of supporting weakening standards for toxic chemicals to the detriment of people’s health—working for the tobacco industry to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke, the chemical industry to bless Teflon, and the Koch brothers to d
added Jan 31, 2018 03:46

Gazette editorial: Good on WVU for refusing tobacco money

WVU’s decision not to accept anti-smoking money from a tobacco company might seem like a no-brainer...“The idea of taking money that’s from the tobacco industry is just antithetical to everything we do,” Karen Emmons, dean for academic affairs at Harvard
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 30, 2018 15:55

The END of smoking: Tobacco firm to STOP selling Marlboro cigarettes in the UK

“If we stopped selling them tomorrow, somebody else would sell them cigarettes,” he said. “It wouldn’t produce any benefit for those smokers. “That’s why we’re focused on trying to persuade our smokers to quit altogether or switch to alternatives which,
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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PMI recognized as global leader in managing climate change

PMI today achieved global leadership status for its supplier engagement efforts to reduce emissions and lower climate-related risks in its supply chain, placing the company on CDP’s Supplier Engagement leader board. PMI is one of 58 companies to be A-Lis
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:30

Tobacco-Funded Organisation Refuses to Answer if its Funder Will Stop Making Cigarettes

Derek Yach, the president of this foundation, responded to queries by The Wire, about this statement. “My hope is that, upon proper reflection, these deans will work with us to eliminate smoking worldwide, as others in the public health, medicine and sci
The Wire (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 05:13

UK accused of hypocrisy on overseas tobacco control

The UK government is lobbying on behalf of UK-based tobacco giants operating overseas, despite spending millions of pounds trying to curb smoking rates abroad. Freedom of information requests reveal that the Foreign Office and the Department for Interna
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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