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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35

[France] Natixis Joins BNP Paribas in Stopping Business Linked to Tobacco

French bank Natixis SA said it’s decided to stop doing business with companies linked to tobacco, joining other lenders distancing themselves from the industry. Natixis will end financing and investment activities for tobacco producers, manufacturers, w
Bloomberg News
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19

Richard Smith: A public health witch hunt—bad for everybody

I used to be the editor of The BMJ...WHO and other public health bodies should think more deeply before reacting so quickly and negatively. Finally, I hope that you are not being used to conduct a witch hunt when there are no witches. Or perhaps I’m one
BMJ Group blogs
added Dec 26, 2017 07:20

Tobacco mogul stokes Raoul's bid for Illinois AG

Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago...has received 10 contributions of $10,000 each from companies operated by Don Levin. Levin's Top Tobacco is one of the parties to the national pact that Madigan enforces and oversees here in Illinois. Madigan's office confirm
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:33

Public Health Leaders Ask to Be Removed From Mailing List of Foundation Offering Them Tobacco-Funded Grants

The Wire has now secured the emails of a number of the recipients, who have begun to reply to Yach’s entire list...called out Yach sharply for this email, both in its form and content: “There are anti-spam laws around unsolicited emails that I’d suggest
The Wire (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:40

KLEIN: Gillibrand's Tobacco 'Smoke' Deserves Ethics Investigation

she should be subjected to the same standard for her conduct as private counsel defending tobacco companies...Gillibrand chose instead to become “involved in some of the most sensitive matters related to the defense of the tobacco giant as it confronted p
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
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Johns Hopkins University to divest holdings in major coal producers

The vote marks only the third time in the university's history that the trustees have barred a particular type of investment because of broad social concerns....South Africa...In 1991, the trustees voted to end all direct investments in tobacco company st
Johns Hopkins University
added Dec 15, 2017 03:02

[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco Named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said: “British American Tobacco belongs to a very exclusive global community of Top Employers and it’s continuously showing great achievements. In 2017 it was certified – for the seventh consecutive year -
Business Wire
added Dec 13, 2017 13:59

[New Zealand] Big tobacco's plans to film on Auckland's pink Lightpath rejected by Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has rejected...Philip Morris New Zealand had an approved application to film on the cycleway... AT had originally granted permission but withdrew its consent after learning it would be for a cigarette advertisement, to be broadcast
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05

[California] UCSF professor denies claims of sexual harassment

He also said he is aware of another woman who “is collaborating with” Neeley and will be filing a lawsuit “in the near future.” “Based on the complaint filed last March I deny the claims made at that time,” he said. As the Examiner previously reported,
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Dec 9, 2017 20:51
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