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[Australia] VIDEOS: Paying tribute to Professor Tony McMichael: one of the world’s public health champions

“Professor McMichael has made seminal contributions to scientific and human understanding of the health implications of tobacco, the health risks from lead production, uranium mining, rubber production, and ozone depletion as well as climate change.
Crikey (au)
added Sep 28, 2014 06:44

Industry Documents Digital Library (beta)

A portal to millions of documents created by industries that harm public health, hosted by the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management.
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 27, 2014 15:09

[UK] 1854 Broad Street cholera outbreak

This outbreak is best known for the physician John Snow's study of the outbreak and his discovery that cholera is spread by contaminated water. This discovery came to influence public health and the construction of improved sanitation facilities beginning
added Sep 27, 2014 14:33

[Canada, USA] Day 238: What if the Broad Street Pump had been owned by Big Tobacco?

There were times when I felt I was on a six hour legal roller coaster..."What the defendants have done is so much worse than leaving the handle on," said Mr. Johnston. He likened their behaviour to those who would refuse requests to stop selling such wate
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:19

[Michigan] Restaurant owner: Let's preserve early 1900s tobacco ad revealed by wrecking crews

“We’d like to see it preserved, for sure,” Reinert said about the vintage Battle Ax Plug Tobacco ad revealed on the north wall of Republic by demolition of the next-door 41 S. Division Ave. MuCurrin Building on Tuesday, Sept. 23.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Sep 26, 2014 16:12

Intellectual Property and the E-cigarette Boom

With its rapid growth and ongoing technical innovation, the e-cigarette industry is exciting to watch. Intellectual property protections already have proven crucial to this industry, as shown by the past and ongoing patent litigation, as well as the expl
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Sep 25, 2014 17:44

2014 Surgeon General's Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Complete Report (by section) / Download the Complete Report Adobe PDF file / Executive Summary / Supplement and Errata
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Sep 25, 2014 11:55

[Canada] Day 236: What they knew, when they knew it and what they did with that knowledge

Lespérance opened his presentation by weaving together events in 1977 to show how the answers to these were woven together. This morning he took Justice Riordan back to what he saw as the beginning of the breach between the companies' knowledge and its ac
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:07

[Kansas] 100 years ago: Haskell football captain leads the way in campus anti-tobacco campaign

Sept. 20, 1914: "The captain of the football team at Haskell arose last night at the conclusion of an enthusiastic anti-tobacco meeting and said he desired to sign the list of membership first. He said that the ten other members of the club desired to fol
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Sep 21, 2014 23:55
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GALUSZKA: Virginia's tobacco commission needs a makeover

has figured in a stunning array of scandals, including the recently concluded corruption trial involving former governor Robert F. McDonnell ... A new necessary. Maybe then the non-tobacco parts of the state would get a share of the money. It i
The Washington Post
added Sep 20, 2014 13:12
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