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HUBER: Masters of “Alternative Facts”: Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry has been playing with “alternative facts” for decades, and the results have been deadly.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 16, 2017 23:06
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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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REPUBLICANS ARE USING BIG TOBACCO’S SECRET SCIENCE PLAYBOOK TO GUT HEALTH RULES

The small group of lawyers and PR strategists orchestrating the secret science effort are closely tied to those attacking the EPA from within. All have connections to either big tobacco, oil, or both — and almost all have been affiliated with a small, ri
The Intercept
added Feb 13, 2017 03:56
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[China] LIU: Extinguishing the flame of big tobacco

the successor of exploitative enterprises like the East India Company lives on in the modern-day tobacco industry..tobacco companies have adopted an explicit strategy for attack: They have singled out the most impoverished, resourceless communities to vic
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Feb 8, 2017 16:52
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what do tobacco advertising restrictions look like today?

While tobacco TV ads and physician-recommended cigarettes are a thing of the past, marketing restrictions may not be as far-reaching as you think. Here’s a brief look at some events that shaped the tobacco marketing environment we see today:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:07
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ARCHIVE: Turning free speech into corporate speech: Philip Morris' efforts to influence U.S. and European journalists regarding the U.S. EPA report on secondhand smoke.

what we report here is that even journalists can fall victim to well-orchestrated and presented public relations efforts regardless of their scientific validity. It is not clear how various professional media organizations oversee the ethical conduct of t
Preventive Medicine
added Feb 6, 2017 00:35
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George T. Conway III

In addition, Mr. Conway played a substantial role in prosecuting one of the most prominent defamation cases in recent memory (Philip Morris v. American Broadcasting Cos.).
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
added Feb 5, 2017 03:17
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ARCHIVE: Lung Cancer and Smoking: What We Really Know

In the article which follows, Dr. Charles S. Cameron, Medical and Scientific Director of the Society, summarizes the important evidence thus far and gives an answer to those who still deny that an association between smoking and lung cancer does exist.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 4, 2017 18:33
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[Virginia] Tobacco barn restoration project enters fourth year

Preservation Virginia’s Tobacco Barns Mini-Grants Project will receive an additional $100,000 from JTI to repair and restore more old tobacco barns in Pittsylvania and Halifax counties, and Caswell County in North Carolina, said Preservation Virginia Fie
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jan 27, 2017 05:20
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Moranda Smith worked to educate and unionize workers at Reynolds, other Southern tobacco plants in ‘40s

When Klan members heard of her visit to Florida, they tried to force a black worker into divulging her whereabouts. They beat him and threatened him, but he stayed silent. Smith heard of the attack and was furious. Her friends said she walked down the m
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 19:07
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