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[Australia] MacKENZIE/HAWKINS: How e-cigarettes could ‘health wash’ the tobacco industry

By positioning themselves as “part of the solution”, rather than the essence of the problem, the tobacco industry is seeking to claw back from its pariah status...the core business of the tobacco industry, and its sources of profit, remains firmly focuse
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:51
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[UK] 'EMBARRASSMENT' St Helens to rename their ground from Langtree Park to the Totally Wicked Stadium after latest sponsorship deal

The club will continue to let supporters vape throughout matches as the club insist they are committed to support fans ‘that wish to switch from smoking to a significantly less harmful alternative.’
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 12:53
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Ireland's investment body could be stopped investing in tobacco - but doesn't invest very much in tobacco

A LAW HAS been proposed that would see Ireland’s Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) banned from investing in tobacco companies. The proposal was floated by Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Health and Mental Health, Dr Keith Swanick.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 17, 2017 00:05
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NEWS AND CONFERENCES Science & Technology 2015 Report wins award

BAT has won the award for the ‘Most Impressive Public Service Initiative’ at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum (GTNF) conference in Brussels. The winning “public service” was BAT Research & Development (R&D)’s Science & Technology 2015 Report whi
BAT Science.com
added Dec 3, 2016 02:19
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[Brazil] SIEGEL: New Study Shows the Blatant Bias in Modern-Day Tobacco Control Research and Demonstrates Why You Need to Look at the Actual Data

Thus, even if this paper had convincingly demonstrated that there was a decline in heart attacks in São Paulo after the smoking ban, it would not have been valid to conclude that this was a causal effect. Without a comparison group, this study is as good
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 2, 2016 00:29
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[Ireland] Irish State's €7.2million investment in cigarette giant 'makes a complete mockery' of anti-smoking drive - Senator

It has emerged there is almost €35million of taxpayers’ money in alcohol, tobacco and defence industries, some of which make weapons of war. Of this, €7.2million is invested in Philip Morris, which make Marlboro, British American Tobacco, which manufactu
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:23
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[UK] The gantries being bought on eBay to hide illicit tobacco in plain sight

Sly retailers are using second-hand cigarette gantries to disguise their illicit products and continue trading unscathed. Retailers are able to buy used gantries online without having to submit a background check, leaving manufacturers with little knowl
betterRetailing (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:48
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[Illinois] Former Ald. Vrdolyak pleads not guilty to tax charges

Former Chicago Ald. Edward Vrdolyak pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging he obstructed an IRS investigation into a secret deal he cut in the 1990s to pocket millions of dollars from the massive tobacco lawsuit settlement without doing any work.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 23, 2016 13:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] ARCHIVE: ‘20pc of country’s wood is burnt to roast tobacco’

about 2.5 million tonnes, is burnt for tobacco roasting, which leads to deforestation and causes pollution, according to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD).
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:31
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SIEGEL: New Study on E-Cigarettes and Bronchitis: An Example of Scientific Dishonesty and Deception

the paper and the press release are both very deceptive. The paper abstract is hiding important findings. The same thing is true of the press release. In fact, nowhere in the press release does it even mention that there was no significant relationship fo
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:26
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