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'WSJ' Analysis Shows Fake Comments Submitted To Government Agencies

It may be weaponizing of Astroturf lobbying. It's creating bots to do it. I mean, it does go back to the tobacco industry where they were opposing the rule back in the '90s to regulate cigarettes. And they went to racecar events and got people to sign pos
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[New Mexico] Judge dismisses several lawsuits against Natural American Spirit

A federal judge in New Mexico has approved dismissing at least 26 complaints against a Reynolds American Inc. subsidiary related to how its Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarette brand has been marketed to consumers. However, Judge James Bowman
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 28, 2017 15:35
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Richard Smith: A public health witch hunt—bad for everybody

I used to be the editor of The BMJ...WHO and other public health bodies should think more deeply before reacting so quickly and negatively. Finally, I hope that you are not being used to conduct a witch hunt when there are no witches. Or perhaps I’m one
BMJ Group blogs
added Dec 26, 2017 07:20
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[UK, USA] Top Universities Reject Big Tobacco’s Research Funding

The Wire contacted all the academic institutions targeted in the leaked emails. With the exception of Harvard and Columbia, the rest replied saying they would not be accepting funding linked to the tobacco industry and directed to their already establish
The Wire (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:03
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[China] 'Traditional Chinese Medicine' Cigarettes on Rise in Beijing

tobacco companies are luring customers with cigarettes laced with traditional Chinese medicine. A Sina Weibo user called attention to a trend in Chinese tobacco that involves leaning on TCM as a marketing tool with a post that went viral on Tuesday. Pho
Sputnik (ru)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:29
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Reuters reported that "[f]ormer employees and contractors [of Phillip Morris] have detailed irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris International's application to the FDA for approval of its iQOS smoking device." The article
PR Newswire
added Dec 22, 2017 16:45
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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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