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BELL: IS MISSOURI’S AMENDMENT 3 TRULY IN FAVOR OF THE CHILDREN?

One of the main red flags regarding this amendment is that it has been largely designed and funded by one of Big Tobacco’s dominating forces, R. J. Reynolds...devised by Big Tobacco, for Big Tobacco, and will ultimately benefit, you guessed it, Big Tobacc
The Current (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:57
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Who Wins if California Voters Tax E-Cigarettes?

But taxes will not affect just big tobacco companies. A number of small vape shops have closed since Pennsylvania’s new 40 percent tax on the wholesale price of e-cigarettes, also called vape pens, went into effect on Oct. 1. At Vegas Vapes in Bryn Mawr
New York Times
added Nov 6, 2016 23:32
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[India] Scientists urge Centre for policy to help quit smoking

have urged him to favour policies that are facilitary rather than obstructive to smoking cessation environment by providing high quality and safe options to smokers in their effort to quit smoking. The two scientists said countries like Britain, the US,
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:02
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Child labor on Indonesia's tobacco farms

July Eping is one of many children in Indonesia who work with tobacco. It's dangerous and illegal work. But their families are poor, and everyone has to help with the harvesting, drying and sorting.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:56
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[Canada] Company buying Canadian medical journals is being sued for publishing junk science for profit

Two of Canada's most prestigious publishing houses for medical journals have been quietly bought up by an international publisher that is being sued by the U.S. government ... The takeovers have sent shock waves through the medical research community and
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:59
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: TRANSCRIPT (PDF)

Proceedings before the Honorable Charles 12 Roberts, Circuit Judge..."Now, the jury, if they conclude that Mr. Dubinsky died from skin cancer in this case, then plaintiffs will not be able to establish medical causation on their wrongful death claim.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:41
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER REGARDING THE DEPOSITION OF DR. LEE SCHEINBART (PDF)

Because the conduct of defense counsel in this case was unprofessional toward plaintiff’s counsel, and made the witness feel harassed and intimidated, Plaintiff seeks a protective order preventing any further discovery depositions of Dr. Scheinbart.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:28
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[Colorado] PLUNKETT: What cigarettes tell us about rigged systems

Big Tobacco pumped nearly $20 million into the race to defeat Amendment 72, you have to admit that cigarettes are among the most corrupting and dangerous examples...Talk about something being rigged: ...we ought to remember that it is our corporate cultur
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 5, 2016 14:04
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[Asia] Indian network challenges official OK for CSR by tobacco industry

A multi-faceted campaign by a tobacco control organization has put the brakes on a plan to permit so-called ‘corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) activities by the tobacco industry in India. Three years after the Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:54
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[India] WHO Summit: Censorship Continues

Michiel Reerink, Global Regulatory Strategy Vice President at JTI, said: "The COP is promoting a culture of exclusion and secrecy, where debates are held behind closed doors. This contradicts the fundamental principles of international law. The fact that
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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