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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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[Ireland] Revenue ‘wants Drinagh man’s head on a platter’

John Daly, The Paddock, Drinagh, was convicted at a court sitting last October of selling cigarettes and tobacco, without paying duty on them. A SOLICITOR has asked why the Revenue Commissioners appear to ‘want his client’s head on a platter’.
The Southern Star (ie)
added Jun 13, 2018 06:15
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[UK] Cigarette Litter The Most Common Litter On Europe’s Beaches

Based on nearly 700,000 collected items, disposable plastics are the biggest contributor to marine litter, with cigarette butts and filters being the most commonly found individual items. The new data has been collected by volunteers using the EEA’s Mari
CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:30
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Calls on ILO to Finally Sever Ties with Deadly Tobacco Industry

Tobacco companies use membership in respected organizations like the ILO to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens when in fact they are the root cause of a global tobacco epidemic that is projected to kill one billion people worldwide this
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 11, 2018 11:19
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[New Jersey] NJ beach smoking ban: $250 fine up to Murphy

The bill would extend the state’s Smoke-Free Air Act to ban smoking from beaches and parks along with the already mandated indoor public places and workplaces. Watch the video above for more about the proposed law. Attached to the bill is a $250 fine fo
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jun 10, 2018 23:44
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