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New Tobacco Industry communication strategies to undermine public health: Part II - “There’s been no progress in 10 years”

Interviewer: Franklin Apfel, World Health Communication Associates (WHCA) Interviewee: Derek Yach, Founder and Director Phillip Morris International (PMI) Foundation for a Smoke- Free World Commentary: Professor Martin McKee, London School of Hygiene
The Communication Initiative Policy and Practice Blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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LETTER: LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion that ‘most development agencies, international research bodies, and regional development banks are stepping back from commitments made during the FCTC negotiations’. My paper provid
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:31
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[UK] The ICRS appoints new Vice Chairs

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Board Members Jennie Galbraith and Julian Price as the ICRS' new Vice Chairs...Jennie is Head of Sustainability & Reputation Management at British American Tobacco. We are excited to harness their wealth of
Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:19
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Trump’s CDC Director Steps Down After Tobacco Stock Scandal

Tom Frieden, former CDC director under President Barack Obama, defended Fitzgerald on Twitter, saying that he talked to her and believes her when she says she was unaware her financial manager had made a tobacco-company investment. “She understands that
Bloomberg News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:15
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U.S. public health chief quits over financial conflicts

A physician and former commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, Fitzgerald is the second high-profile health official in the year-old Republican Trump administration to leave over financial and ethical questions. She leaves as the countr
Reuters
added Feb 1, 2018 01:46
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Wrigley lawsuit: Don't use Starburst, Skittles to sell e-cigarette liquid

In a complaint filed on Monday in Chicago federal court, Wrigley accused Get Wrecked Juices LLC of infringing its trademarks and causing unspecified damages by selling “Pink Starburst” and “Skeetlez” e-liquid in colorful advertising.
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2018 16:44
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VIDEO: CDC Director Fitzgerald resigns

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resigned her position on Wednesday. The move comes one day after Politico reported Fitzgerald's purchase of tobacco stock after she assumed the position of the nation's
CNN
added Jan 31, 2018 16:12
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Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, C.D.C. Director, Resigns Over Tobacco and Other Investments

In a statement, Alex Azar, the newly appointed secretary of Health and Human Services, announced the resignation of the director, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, citing her “complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to com
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 16:08
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[Georgia] Trump's top health official traded tobacco stock while leading anti-smoking efforts

CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald bought shares in a global tobacco giant even as her previous holdings were under review...Purchases included between $1,001 and $15,000 of Japan Tobacco, one of the largest such companies in the world, which sells four toba
Politico
added Jan 31, 2018 16:02
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The tricks propagandists use to beat science

40 years or more after the Reader’s Digest article....The reason for this sluggishness is easy to see in hindsight and described in detail...in The Merchants of Doubt...How easy is it for malicious actors to distort the public perception of science?...Tod
MIT Technology Review
added Jan 31, 2018 04:13
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