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[Asia-pacific] China calls landmark Taiwan protests part of Chinese liberation struggle

China on Wednesday described landmark Taiwan protests against Nationalist troops in 1947 as part of China's liberation struggle...rioting sparked on Feb. 28, 1947, by a dispute between tobacco agents and a cigarette vendor in Taipei.
Reuters
added Feb 22, 2017 19:09
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Learn To Spot ‘Alternative Facts’ In Science

Elliott adds that when it comes to the tobacco industry, the “alternative facts” issue dates all the way back to the 1950s. “When it comes to big tobacco, the industry developed a whole playbook of strategies to help manufacture doubt among consumers ab
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 21, 2017 21:26
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Stephen Miller’s web of lies: The Trump adviser has championed Big Tobacco’s alarming public deception

Miller’s college newspaper posts shows that Miller has been lying profusely...cites a Cato article that even the conservative [ACSH] called “unscientific and inflammatory.”...attempts to convince his readers that secondhand smoke isn’t harmful in any way
Salon Magazine
added Feb 21, 2017 15:39
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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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