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[Nevada] LETTER: LTE- Chris Picior

I’m on the initiative petition committee that filed the Mesquite Citizens Initiative for Clean Indoor Air... We have never attempted to mislead voters or subvert laws or hide anything, but in an attempt to discredit this entire process, this paper has co
Mesquite (NV) Local News
added Jun 22, 2018 20:04
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[UK] Liam Fox caught in fresh “lobbyists as advisers” scandal

"The Institute for Economic Affairs has long acted as a paid lobbying agency for the tobacco industry. It's very worrying to see one of their staff playing such a key role in shaping Britain's trade deals as we leave the EU." The IEA didn’t respond to a
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 15:56
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Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
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[Australia] Another tragic scene from our filthy planet: Underwater footage shows fish attempting to EAT a filthy cigarette butt carelessly dropped in the ocean near Melbourne

The cigarette butt is captured descending towards the ocean floor as fish swim around it in eager interest. They swim towards the toxic butt and attempt to latch onto it, bouncing around the coral. The footage was filmed by a freediver, Jules, who sha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘Cheers.’

Kenneth J. Mukamal, the lead investigator of the trial, was in close, frequent contact with beer and liquor executives while designing the study. Buried in that document are disturbing examples of the coziness between the scientists and their industry p
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[Ireland] Minister calls on smokers to kick their littering habit

According to the 2017 National Litter Pollution Report, cigarette-related litter - mainly butts - was responsible for more than 56pc of rubbish discarded on the country's streets. Packaging items like cardboard, paper, bottles and caps, glass and cans c
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:34
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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JUUL Labs Commends Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller for Convening International Group of Public Health Experts to Advise on Youth Prevention

The bipartisan group, including public health officials and former attorneys general, will advise the Company on how to keep JUUL out of the hands of underage individuals through youth and parent education and awareness. In addition, the group will provi
PR Newswire
added Jun 19, 2018 13:55
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New Foundation Revives Debate About Health Research Funded by Big Tobacco

“Will people take their money? Yes,” said Cheryl Healton, DPH, dean of the New York University College of Global Health. Healton has not yet signed the statement because it is still under review by an ad hoc faculty committee at her institution. “Will t
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:13
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France orders tobacco industry: stub out cigarette butt pollution

France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water, unless they take voluntary action in the next three months, a government minister said on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2018 09:02
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