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[Europe] CONWAY: CDC Director’s Tobacco Ties: More Common Than You Might Think – OpEd

The full breadth and depth of such ties raises serious concerns about the extent to which these connections have affected tobacco control policies...The so-called delegated acts spelling out the conditions for the track and trace system are now up for rev
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Feb 14, 2018 18:27
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[North Carolina] CONVERTING TOBACCO FIELDS INTO SOLAR FARMS CAN SAVE HALF A MILLION LIVES A YEAR

As demand for solar energy grew in recent years, so did the need for land for solar farms...the answer may be in converting tobacco plantations into energy generators. The approach would kill two birds with one stone—it would reduce the production of tob
JSTOR
added Feb 14, 2018 03:21
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Hypocrisy’s stink hangs over wind farm

“Friends of the Land of the Keweenaw” (FOLK)...Steve Milloy...served on Donald Trump’s EPA transition team...with the Cato and Heartland institutes and was a paid shill for the Philip Morris tobacco company while posing as an independent journalist. He wa
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Feb 13, 2018 17:57
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BLUM: It might surprise you who else holds tobacco stock

Like the vast majority of universities, academia's largest retirement provider of financial services, TIAA (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association), hasn't sold its tobacco stocks, which are simply too lucrative. ...TIAA created a separate investment
AL.com
added Feb 12, 2018 21:06
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[UK] POPOVA: Health at Home, Death Abroad

recent revelations that the UK has been complicit in BAT’s extensive overseas lobbying efforts expose the full extent of the government’s irresponsible duplicity. Reports demonstrate that UK policymakers displayed a consistent willingness to turn a blind
Fair Observer
added Feb 12, 2018 19:05
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FILLOUX: Facebook has a Big Tobacco Problem

As in the 1990’s, when Big Tobacco felt its home market dwindling, the companies decided to stimulate smoking in the Third World. Facebook’s tactics are reminiscence of that. Today, it subsidizes connectivity in the developing world, offering attractive d
Monday Note (Mediium)
added Feb 15, 2018 01:59
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[Florida] Court Affirms Dismissal of Tobacco Cases Because of Dead Clients

Thursday’s decision came less than four months after a federal court slapped a $9 million sanction on Jacksonville-based Farah & Farah and The Wilner Firm “to account for the immense waste of judicial resources by maintaining over a thousand non-viable cl
Law.com
added Feb 10, 2018 18:57
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Florida appeals court declines to revive tobacco cases

said a lower court had been right to toss more than 70 lawsuits filed against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company on behalf of smokers who had been dead for many years, rejecting the lawyers’ requests to substitute the plaintiffs for new ones. “The lawsuits fi
Reuters
added Feb 10, 2018 16:55
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CRUVINEL: Illegal cigarette trade still dogs Europe's fringes

The continued existence of Codentify as an alternate T&T system, and one that could potentially be nominated by individual member states as an ID issuer, is cause for concern... Given Big Tobacco's continued efforts to take a slice of the illegal traffic
EUobserver.com
added Feb 9, 2018 18:40
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[UK] A Qualitative Exploration of the Role of Vape Shop Environments in Supporting Smoking Abstinence

Vape shops can provide effective behavioural support to quitters to maintain smoking abstinence. Health professionals could capitalise on this through partnership working with shops, to ensure best outcomes for clients wanting to use e-cigarettes to quit
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Feb 9, 2018 18:10
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