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EPA Boots Scientists To Make Room For Corporate Hacks

these are some of the worst of the worst. These are people who once lobbied on behalf of the tobacco industry to let us know that, hey, there’s nothing dangerous about smoking cigarettes. Specifically, they told us there was no absolutely no harm in secon
Ring Of Fire Network
added Nov 26, 2017 23:37
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[UK] Skeptical Scalpel MD : Elective Surgery Ban for Smokers and Obese Patients

I do not know if the Hertfordshire committee's plan will result in people losing weight and stopping smoking before surgery. What I do know is, calling a patient "Jabba the Hutt" will not work.
MedPage Today
added Nov 25, 2017 21:32
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E-cigarette brand mocks tobacco control warning labels

Blu’s 2017 ‘Something Better’ print ad campaign prominently featured ad claims in the visual style of tobacco warning labels (‘Important: Contains flavor’; ‘Important: Vaping blu smells good’; ‘Important: No ashtrays needed’) (see figure 1). The fake and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:57
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[California] KNOX: Don’t be fooled by Big Tobacco’s big apology

but Big Tobacco’s deceit and manipulation continues. The industry challenges legislative victories in court, manipulates products to get around existing regulations, produces and promotes new tobacco products and spends billions of dollars on marketing to
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 25, 2017 02:42
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PROCTOR: A Forced ‘Corrective’ on Cigarettes

There is no mention of the industry’s long campaign of deception, nothing about what is actually being “corrected.”... for the industry itself not to own these truths shows once again how far these kings of concealment and disinformation are from admitti
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2017 01:19
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[Africa, Tanzania] JEW: Tobacco hurts more than just your lungs – it damages the communities that grow it

My colleagues and I have recently published research demonstrating just how damaging it can be to the environment and communities in rural Tanzania. Most villages in Kipembawe don’t have electricity or mobile phone coverage. There are minimal healthcare
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:18
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are organic or natural cigarettes safer to smoke?

Misleading descriptors and other aspects of cigarette packaging and advertising can lead consumers to incorrectly believe that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. For example, a Truth Initiative® study found that nearly 64 percent of Natural Am
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:29
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[UK] Health minister stubs out tobacco lobbyists

Catherine Byrne, a junior minister at the Department of Health, has refused to meet tobacco lobbyists, citing World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance on tobacco control. A recent lobbying return by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (I
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:07
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Reynolds American Inc. certified as a Great Place to Work®

(RAI) and its companies have been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. They earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by their employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:21
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UN Agency Defers Action Cutting Ties to Tobacco Industry

International Labour Organization (ILO)...has postponed once again its decision on whether or not to cut ILO’s ties with the tobacco industry. The executive body’s deliberations remained deadlocked at a meeting in early November resulting in a second pos
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:28
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