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[Canada] No buts about it: BC study says tobacco companies must deal with waste butts

A single tossed cigarette butt may seem inconsequential, but researchers say more than five trillion waste butts accumulate in the global environment each year, resulting in degradation, costly cleanup and emergency response. Tobacco manufacturers shoul
660 News (Calgary, ALB) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:07
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[California] NIKKI POOSHS, Plaintiff, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., et al.: ORDER IMPOSING SANCTIONS ON PLAINTIFF'S COUNSEL FOR MISCONDUCT DURING TRIAL (PDF)

The court hereby finds, in the exercise of its inherent power, that imposition of monetary sanctions on plaintiff’s counsel Gilbert L. Purcell is warranted because of repeated, willful, and bad faith violation of court orders...in the amount of $1,500
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 8, 2016 16:17
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[New Zealand] Tobacco also 'an environmental issue'

New research in the Tobacco Control Journal shows 98 percent of all cigarettes contain filters made of plastic that is not biodegradable. Smokefree Coalition executive director Prudence Stone said it was possible up to 4 trillion of those butts were dis
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 8, 2016 16:27
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[UK] Outrage over charity chief’s ‘complicity’ in bid to limit voluntary sector lobbying

William Shawcross urged a trustee on his commission to meet Christopher Snowdon, head of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a free-market thinktank that receives funding from big tobacco and has taken money from at least two o
The Observer (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:31
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[New Zealand] Tobacco companies 'should take responsibility for environmental waste'

The tobacco industry has not only designed and marketed a product that is deadly when used as directed, but it also causes substantial and dangerous environmental pollution, says the Smokefree Coalition. New research findings released in the Tobacco Cont
Voxy (nz)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:24
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[New Zealand] Lobby group wants new butt laws

An academic piece published by US researchers in the Tobacco Control Journal says tobacco companies should be responsible for the environmental problems created by trillions of discarded butts in much the same way the pesticide, paint and pharmaceutical
NZ Newswire (nz)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:23
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McKEGANEY/RUSSELL: Tobacco Industry Funded E-Cigarette Research and the Rise of Academic McCarthyism- Neil McKeganey Ph.D Christopher Russell Ph.D

There is a real danger here of creating an academic environment in which baseless allegation and suspicion of ethical misconduct become just as destructive to a researcher’s career as hard evidence of such misconduct. The clearest example of this is cont
Centre for Substance Use Research (uk)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:41
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[Virginia] Ex-Va. Gov. Gets Hearing Date In High Court Bribery Appeal ($$)

U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set a date for oral arguments in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s appeal of his bribery convictions, several days after McDonnell filed a brief arguing that the laws he was convicted under are too broad.
Law360
added Mar 5, 2016 14:16
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[New York] Poloncarz wants pharmacy retailers banned from selling tobacco products

County Executive Mark Poloncarz wants Erie County to be the first county in New York State to ban pharmacy retailers from selling cigarettes and e-cigarettes. “The sale of cigarettes is incompatible with what pharmacies are supposed to do, which is help
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 5, 2016 00:44
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[UK] Shock as number of Suffolk smokers rises to one in five

A drive to stop young people in Suffolk from smoking was labelled a major priority last night as new figures emerged showing one in five people...news comes as Suffolk County Council, which is responsible for public health, continues to invest millions o
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:52
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