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In NFL, deeply flawed concussion research and ties to Big Tobacco

In a letter to The Times, a lawyer for the league said, “The NFL is not the tobacco industry; it had no connection to the tobacco industry,” which he called “perhaps the most odious industry in American history.” Still, the records show that the two bu
Boston (MA) Globe
added Mar 25, 2016 22:37

[California] Who’s Calling the Shots in State Politics? How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes

Big Tobacco has maintained an extensive state lobbying network of more than 450 registered lobbyists around the country, among a select group with representatives in every state in recent years.
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 25, 2016 16:07

[California] Why US Big Tobacco Lobbies for E-Cigarettes

California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32

[Australia] Coles, IGA, Foodworks cut-price cigarettes labelled reprehensible by Quit

are selling cut-price premium brand cigarettes for as low as $20 a packet that are imported from Ukraine... "Any measure that is trying to make cigarettes cheaper for people to keep them hooked on an addictive product that kills two out three long-term sm
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:26

N.F.L. Issues Statement About Article and The Times Responds

Hours after The New York Times published an article ...■ The N.F.L. statement said, “In fact, the league has never participated – either through its counsel of over 50 years, Covington & Burling, or otherwise – in any joint lobbying efforts with the Toba
New York Times
added Mar 25, 2016 03:03

California smoking bills in holding pattern, stalling lobbyist threat

Politically potent tobacco bills have not advanced to Gov. Jerry Brown a week after California legislators passed them, for now delaying the tobacco industry’s strategy to exact revenge with a referendum campaign. As lawmakers rounded up votes for measu
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 18, 2016 02:45

A look at college investments that have been questioned

many colleges continue to invest in major tobacco companies. In 2014, the University of Illinois banned smoking on all campus property. But the same year, records show, it invested in Philip Morris...some University of Wisconsin campuses have banned toba
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2016 20:58

[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47

CHAPMAN: Ten more myths about smoking that will not die

1. Today’s smokers are all hard core, addicted smokers who can’t or won’t give up 2. Smoking is pleasurable 3. Light and mild cigarettes deliver far less tar and nicotine to the smoker than standard varieties 4. Filters on cigarettes remove most of th
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:31

[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43
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