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[Mexico] Olympic equestrian tycoon saddles up to join Mexican leftist's cabinet

Romo’s foray into politics caps off a career full of twists. He purchased cigarette maker Cigarrera La Moderna for $85 million in 1985. An end to tobacco price controls helped increase its value, he said, and he sold the company a decade later for $1.7 b
Reuters
added Jul 9, 2018 15:33
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[Asia, Israel] Yehuda Glick: Government is owned by Big Tobacco

Likud MK Yehuda Glick charged that the government is beholden to Big Tobacco after the ministerial committee for legislation scuttled his bill on Sunday that would have banned advertising for tobacco products. The bill would have prohibited advertising
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:07
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8 ways resigning EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt suppressed science

Eleven new members of the EPA’s board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution and other hazards, including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:44
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MALONE: Will medical researchers turn away Big Tobacco's billion-dollar Trojan horse?

leaders and researchers in the field need to protect the public as well as their integrity and their professional standing by asking questions as tough about their prospective funders as their planned lines of study.
JD Supra, LLC
added Jul 7, 2018 14:08
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[Florida] Readers loathe smokers who treat the beach like an ashtray, but a ban on butts draws mixed reaction

we asked readers whether it was time for the Florida Legislature to ban smoking on Florida’s beaches. It would be up to the state lawmakers to bring down the ban hammer, because regulating smoking outdoors has been preempted by the legislature, meaning
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2018 02:28
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[Russia] Ministry of Health suggests collecting environmental fee from cigarette makers

The Ministry of Health has set an objective to have reduced the percentage of smokers in Russia to 25% by 2022.
AK&M Information Agency (ru)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:23
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[Mexico] Mexican Lopez Obrador wins historic election landslide for left

Obrador has brought onto his team people who many Mexicans associate with the same network of politicians and bosses he said he would finish off. Such pragmatism, which included appointing a former cigarette baron as his chief of staff, is seen by some l
Reuters
added Jul 4, 2018 05:05
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Data the key to fighting tobacco firms, says Wong Chen

Subang Jaya MP Wong Chen today highlighted data gathering as one of the most important tools in the war against cancer. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on the status of world cancer control here today, he said data would help anti-tobacco adv
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:55
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Juul Raising $1.2 Billion to Get More Teens Hooked on Vaping

The Information reported earlier this month that a number of venture capital investors have opted to stay away from the company because of ethical concerns. But the company looks like it’s going to make a lot of money, and that’s undoubtedly reason enough
Gizmodo
added Jul 2, 2018 20:37
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Cancer Council Victoria critique of KMPG LLP report on Illicit Tobacco in Australia, 2017

the Australian Tax Office has recently released an independent assessment of the extent of use of illicit tobacco in Australia. This puts the problem at $731m in lost revenue in 2015-16 ($594m once you add back in the recovered tobacco from raids). This
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Jun 30, 2018 16:15
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