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[UK] Tony Garrett, tobacco industry leader, 1918-2017

The chairman of Imperial who pioneered the group’s sponsorship of sports and arts...In early June 1977...launched Operation Berkshire.  Tony Garrett, who has died at the age of 99, hosted a secret summit of the world’s largest tobacco companies to formul
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:24
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Ad-123: One Little Letter Will Save a Million Lives in the US Alone

Health professionals and public opinion polls agree: All future films with tobacco imagery sh ould be A-rated, with two categorical exceptions:...Health and investment leaders demand that the A-rating be implemented by June 1, 2018.
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:46
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[Australia] LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

As I explained in this comment, in his piece published on 14 October, Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion...My paper provided no support for Yach’s assertion.... I wrote to the Lancet requiring a correction, and purs
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:40
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Trump Pick to Head Consumer Safety Board Is Seen as Too Close to Industries

Senate will also vote on another Trump nominee for the agency, Dana Baiocco ...Blumenthal...asked her if she would recuse herself from matters involving another former client...“R.J. Reynolds...encouraging the extensive use of flame retardant chemi
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2017 22:49
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[California] Researcher accuses UCSF professor of ‘leering’ at her breasts in new lawsuit

UCSF said in an emailed statement, “UCSF takes any allegations of a hostile work environment seriously. An internal investigation is being conducted under applicable UC policies. In the meantime, we don’t comment on pending litigation or active investiga
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 7, 2017 22:07
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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NCD ADVOCACY REPORT: Fool Me Twice (PDF)

This report offers evidence that the same unacceptable practices used by the tobacco industry are being employed by the food and alcohol mega-industries and argues that governments should consider policies to curtail such influence on public health policy
VitalStrategies.org
added Dec 7, 2017 22:28
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EUNICE NEELEY VS. REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA: NOTICE TO PLAINTIFF (PDF)

A Case Management Conference is set for: DATE: MAY-09-2018 TIME: 10:30AM PLACE: Department 610 400 McAllister Street.. Plaintiff must serve a copy of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Information Package on each defendant along with the complaint.
Superior Court of California - County of San Francisco
added Dec 7, 2017 01:54
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EUNICE NEELEY VS. REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ET AL

2017-12-06 OTHER NON EXEMPT COMPLAINTS, COMPLAINT FILED BY PLAINTIFF NEELEY, EUNICE AS TO DEFENDANT REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA A PUBLIC ENTITY GLANTZ, STANTON AN INDIVIDUAL DOES 1 TO 50, INCLUSIVE SUMMONS ISSUED, JUDICIAL COUNCIL CIVIL CASE C
Superior Court of California - County of San Francisco
added Dec 7, 2017 01:43
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[California] Former UCSF researcher sues UC regents, UCSF professor for alleged sex harassment

Neeley, a former postdoctoral researcher with the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research... alleges that the defendant, UCSF professor Stanton Glantz, sexually harassed Neeley and her female colleagues. Glantz was Neeley’s supervisor, mentor and adviser
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Dec 7, 2017 01:16
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