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Derek Yach responds to accusations against Smoke-Free Foundation

Derek Yach wants to assure his peers that he has not “gone over to the dark side.”... He said that despite believing in the provisions of the FCTC in preventing people from becoming smokers, he thinks that it does not do much in assisting existing smokers
Vaping Post (ch)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:02
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Tobacco mogul stokes Raoul's bid for Illinois AG

Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago...has received 10 contributions of $10,000 each from companies operated by Don Levin. Levin's Top Tobacco is one of the parties to the national pact that Madigan enforces and oversees here in Illinois. Madigan's office confirm
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:33
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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35
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[India] The Philip Morris Files Part 1: Treaty Blitz: Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

Reuters has found that Philip Morris International is running a secretive campaign to block or weaken treaty provisions that save millions of lives... has come to view it as a “regulatory runaway train” driven by “anti-tobacco extremists” – a description
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:20
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[France] Natixis Joins BNP Paribas in Stopping Business Linked to Tobacco

French bank Natixis SA said it’s decided to stop doing business with companies linked to tobacco, joining other lenders distancing themselves from the industry. Natixis will end financing and investment activities for tobacco producers, manufacturers, w
Bloomberg News
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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Public Health Leaders Ask to Be Removed From Mailing List of Foundation Offering Them Tobacco-Funded Grants

The Wire has now secured the emails of a number of the recipients, who have begun to reply to Yach’s entire list...called out Yach sharply for this email, both in its form and content: “There are anti-spam laws around unsolicited emails that I’d suggest
The Wire (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:40
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Johns Hopkins University to divest holdings in major coal producers

The vote marks only the third time in the university's history that the trustees have barred a particular type of investment because of broad social concerns....South Africa...In 1991, the trustees voted to end all direct investments in tobacco company st
Johns Hopkins University
added Dec 15, 2017 03:02
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KLEIN: Gillibrand's Tobacco 'Smoke' Deserves Ethics Investigation

she should be subjected to the same standard for her conduct as private counsel defending tobacco companies...Gillibrand chose instead to become “involved in some of the most sensitive matters related to the defense of the tobacco giant as it confronted p
NewsMax
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco Named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said: “British American Tobacco belongs to a very exclusive global community of Top Employers and it’s continuously showing great achievements. In 2017 it was certified – for the seventh consecutive year -
Business Wire
added Dec 13, 2017 13:59
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DOUGLAS: Guest Editorial Tobacco companies finally have to say smoking causes cancer ($$)

Cigarette companies have persisted in using their legal, marketing, and propaganda tools to mislead and addict millions of consumers, including underage youth, for the sole purpose of increasing profits. But now, strikingly, the four largest tobacco manu
The Cancer Letter
added Dec 13, 2017 13:35
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