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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Data the key to fighting tobacco firms, says Wong Chen

Subang Jaya MP Wong Chen today highlighted data gathering as one of the most important tools in the war against cancer. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on the status of world cancer control here today, he said data would help anti-tobacco adv
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:55
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Juul Raising $1.2 Billion to Get More Teens Hooked on Vaping

The Information reported earlier this month that a number of venture capital investors have opted to stay away from the company because of ethical concerns. But the company looks like it’s going to make a lot of money, and that’s undoubtedly reason enough
Gizmodo
added Jul 2, 2018 20:37
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Cancer Council Victoria critique of KMPG LLP report on Illicit Tobacco in Australia, 2017

the Australian Tax Office has recently released an independent assessment of the extent of use of illicit tobacco in Australia. This puts the problem at $731m in lost revenue in 2015-16 ($594m once you add back in the recovered tobacco from raids). This
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Jun 30, 2018 16:15
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BERO: Ten tips for spotting industry involvement in science policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

analysis of the development of the Brussels Declaration on ethics and principles for science and society policy-making shows that it ‘fails to address the need for safeguards to protect the integrity of science or policy from corporate interests’.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2018 16:10
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[Africa] Brussels Declaration: a vehicle for the advancement of tobacco and alcohol industry interests at the science/policy interface? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Brussels Declaration is a statement of ethics and principles for science and society policymaking...argues for the need to protect science from distortion by vested interests. Yet it appears to be a vehicle for advancing the vested interests of certai
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2018 16:10
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How to spot industry influence in science

Professor Lisa Bero outlines the signs to help scientists, journalists and the public assess scientific communications for industry involvement. Internationally renowned for her studies on the integrity of research evidence used to influence health policy
Sydney University Press (au)
added Jun 30, 2018 15:58
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Tobacco: activist investors pressure £20bn companies over child labour

The world’s biggest tobacco companies are coming under mounting pressure over child labour and working conditions in fields globally, from Zimbabwe to North Carolina. The firms are facing intense scrutiny from unions, NGOs and academics. While all hav
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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'I've been sick in the chest': Tobacco fields take toll on Indonesian children

In the decade since, her health problems have never really gone away. “Since second grade, I have been sick in the chest, and then sometimes it is hard to breathe,” says Eping, now 14. It’s always worse in tobacco harvest season, she says, especially w
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[UK] Tobacco: a deadly business

This Guardian series is focussed on the huge damage of the tobacco epidemic, which continues to cost millions of people’s lives around the world per year, and the industry behind it
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[Brazil, UK] How we can fight child labour in the tobacco industry

But Brazil, the world’s second-largest tobacco producer, provides a positive example for tackling hazardous child labor. Brazil barred children under 18 from any work with tobacco in 2008 and established penalties for child labor violations – not just fo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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