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[Canada, UK, USA] Smoke and mirrors: The tobacco industry pursuit of the cancer-free cigarette

“We’ve got consumers getting sick because they use our products.” It’s a statement that previous BAT executives wouldn’t have dreamed of making. Incredibly, tobacco companies in North America were still denying the link between smoking, addiction and di
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 8, 2012 14:29
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later

Despite receiving more than $26 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to shortchange tobacco prevention and cessation programs that are proven to save lives and money.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:37
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[UK] VIDEO: Famous Cigar Merchants Celebrate Churchill’s Birthday By Smoking Indoors

Cigar merchants James J Fox, said to be the oldest cigar merchants in the world, held the bash at their London base in St James’s Street – one of the last remaining public places where people can smoke inside. Phillip Shervington, 71, smokes a cigar whil
Small World News Service (SWNS) (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:11
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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco

In view of this information brought to light in this paper, any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first p
Tobacco Control
added Oct 17, 2016 15:52
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Why Everyone Seems to Have Cancer

Measuring from 1990, when tobacco had finished the worst of its damage and cancer deaths were peaking, the difference is somewhat less ... Where antismoking campaigns are successful, lung cancer, which has accounted for almost 30 percent of cancer deaths
New York Times
added Jan 6, 2014 02:27
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[Canada] 3 tobacco companies in $27B lawsuit begin their defence

Lawyers are in a Montreal court today to defend three of Canada’s biggest tobacco companies against a $27-billion class action lawsuit. The complainants, two groups of individuals representing a total of 1.8 million Quebecers, allege these companies did
CBC News (ca)
added May 13, 2013 16:14
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[Massachusetts] This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine

This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine
Martha's Vineyard (MA) Times
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46
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The Book Big Tobacco Doesn't Want You to Read

With "Golden Holocaust," historian Robert Proctor deconstructs an industry that still kills more than 400,000 Americans a year.
Mother Jones Magazine
added May 15, 2012 10:44
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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Canada] Globe editorial: To regulate pot, look at tobacco and booze

Tax to legalize, don’t legalize to tax: The main purpose of legalization is to end criminality and illegality – not to provide a windfall...There should be taxes on pot, but they must not be so high as to achieve the unintended consequence of fostering th
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:00
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