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Deceptive Marketing — Is Coca-Cola taking a page book from the tobacco industry?

Coca-Cola has been called out in California for deceptively advertising is sugar-saturated sodas so it can sell more of them. A 39-page lawsuit filed in San Francisco makes 13 claims against the iconic beverage brand under unfair-competition and false-a
JD Supra, LLC
added Jan 25, 2017 01:05
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[Florida] Trials Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

for promoting Star’s tobacco-based dietary supplements....won the majority of cases tried against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., including two wins — in Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. — that came back from the jury
Law360
added Jan 24, 2017 17:37
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Colorful compound in fruits, vegetables could lower smokers' lung cancer risk

Beta-cryptoxanthin - found in oranges, sweet red peppers, and other fruits and vegetables - may help to lower the risk of lung cancer. Published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, the study describes how the pigment, called beta-cryptoxanthin (BC
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 24, 2017 00:36
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UK scientists give cancer risk warning on overdone chips, toast

But some experts said there were far more well-established and significant foods and habits linked to cancer risk - such as smoking, drinking and being overweight - and consumers should focus on changing those above all else.
Reuters
added Jan 23, 2017 19:16
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[California] THE PRAXIS PROJECT, Plaintiff v. THE COCA-COLA COMPANY and AMERICAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION, Defendants: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of “cultivating relationships” with scientists as a way to “balance the de
Center for Science in the Public Interest
added Jan 7, 2017 18:07
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Coke is sued: Are soda companies going the way of tobacco companies?

“Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of ‘cultivating relationships’ with scientists as a way to ‘balance the de
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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Smoking Habits and Body Weight Over the Adult Lifespan in Postmenopausal Women

These results suggest that excess weight gain associated with smoking cessation occurs soon after quitting and is modest relative to weight gain in never smokers over the adult lifespan.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:53
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Coca-Cola, ABA Accused of Tobacco-Like Deception in Lawsuit

Praxis Project seeks to stop Coke and the Washington-based American Beverage Association from deceptive advertising of sugary drinks, particularly to children, and for the disclosure of documents related to their impact on health. Studies have linked suga
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2017 23:49
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What Not to Eat: ‘The Case Against Sugar’

Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
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Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?

"Years ago, images of Santa often showed him smoking a pipe, but he seems to have kicked that habit," she said. "Tobacco use is still the single most preventable cause of death and disease in America. No matter how long an individual smokes, quitting ha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 26, 2016 15:49
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