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[North Carolina] Richard Burr Leads Russia Inquiry, Whether He Likes It or Not

In 2009, he tried to filibuster a bill that would allow the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the cigarette industry, a measure that eventually passed.
New York Times
added May 13, 2017 18:37
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[New York] Fashion and smoking: Celebrities “rebel” at the MET Gala

The Marlboro cigarette packet can be clearly seen in Mr Jacobs’ hand. Associating the Marlboro brand with exclusivity, celebrity, fashion, and rebellion... No doubt Philip Morris is pleased to see its brand being held up as a fashion accessory. It sure be
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 5, 2017 02:19
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[Iowa] First Tax on Cigarettes

This month in 1921, Iowa became the first state to enact a tax on cigarettes, rolling paper and associated paraphernalia. The tax was very modest, being just $1 per 1,000 cigarettes. Iowa today collects $1.36 per pack, ranking it just below the middle of
U.S. Census Bureau
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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Ten years in public health 2007-2017

Today we launch a report that chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that Dr Margaret Chan has served as Director-General at WHO. The report opens with a letter from Dr Chan who offers her reflections on some of the highlights an
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:35
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[West Virginia] Critics say HONEST Act undercuts EPA’s use of science

the rhetoric of the HONEST Act. “When the tobacco industry or the Republican Congress say they want sound science, they don’t mean sound science,” Michaels said. “They mean something that sounds like science.”
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 11, 2017 15:10
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[California] ARCHIVE: A Close- Up Look At People Who Matter : Crusader Takes a Tough Stand on Tobacco

The letter was a response to Andres' complaint to the Los Angeles Dodgers about tobacco advertising in game broadcasts, one of the first blows he struck in a three-decade fight against the tobacco industry. "I don't mind being unpopular if I know I'm ri
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 2, 2017 16:57
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IRVING: SMOKESCREEN Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the Inventor of ‘Alternative Facts’

an industrial scale exercise in the promotion of an alternative scientific reality. It involved not just alternative facts but an entire body of false scientific... Hill & Knowlton outlined a four-point strategy to deal with scientific critics: “(a) smear
The Daily Beast
added Mar 25, 2017 17:01
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[UK] LEWIS: Why has Nottingham got a smoking problem?

The nation's adult smokers are stubbing out their fags ... but in cities where cigarettes were once manufactured, the tobacco habit is proving tougher to break. Is there a connection? Jeremy Lewis reports
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:19
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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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Die Another Day, James Bond's smoking over six decades [FREE FULL TEXT]

product placement of branded packs was present in two movies. Overall, the persisting smoking content remains problematic from a public health perspective, especially given the popularity of this movie series.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 17, 2017 13:55
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