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‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

(JT) in 1986 established the Smoking Research Foundation (SRF)...launched with the covert goal of influencing tobacco policy both inside and outside Japan...represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:36

CDC Director’s Investment in Tobacco, Drug Companies Baffles Ethics Experts

“So without that sort of ethics guidance from the Office of Government Ethics, and no ethics agreement signed, Fitzgerald just operated as if she were a regular citizen, trading and buying in stocks that pose a direct conflict of interest for her role as
Scientific American
added Feb 1, 2018 23:49

Philip Morris Smoke Free Foundation: questions about independence and transparency, while top universities distance themselves

"Yach’s ‘independent foundation’ is more akin to a program of [PM], with Yach and the Foundation’s Directors...having a degree of day-to-day autonomy.. but with the fundamental settings put in place by, and enforced, by [PM]'s USD960 million.”
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 18:57

Thailand bans smoking and littering on dozens of its beaches which are hugely popular with tourists

The country has 357 beaches nationwide and environmentalists have been lobbying the government to protect them from the evils of litter and cigarette butts The beaches protected by the law span 15 provinces located along the Andaman coast and the Gulf
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:54

EDITORIAL: Indiana House GOP snuffs out smoking bill

Republicans killed a bill that would have increased the legal age for buying tobacco... In an ideal world, Indiana lawmakers wouldn’t have raided money from the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement...this is Indiana, where a sincere effort to attack the problem
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Feb 1, 2018 18:45

[Indiana] IU public health school pledges to refuse funds from tobacco-related group

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington is joining more than a dozen other public health schools that have pledged to refuse research money from an anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry.... At this point, the Bloomington sc
Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:00

[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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Sustainability Insight Winter 2017: Better alternatives for smokers (PDF)

For PMI, translating our sustainability strategy into action starts with our products. We ve invested more than USD 3 billion in R&D to date to apply, develop, and assess new technologies culminating in a suite of non combustible nicotine products –
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:27

[Georgia (Country)] The scandal that just forced the CDC director to resign, explained

Fitzgerald has publicly dedicated her career to fighting tobacco, but Politico uncovered that her private investments in the industry date back much further than her current posting.
Vox Media
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46

Statement from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regarding CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald

Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director. Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 1, 2018 22:08
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