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GLANTZ: Big tobacco is terrified of SF law ending sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products; the Empire Strikes Back

“Let’s Be Real” is composed of a tobacco industry official and attorneys from a law firm with longstanding ties to the industry...can mobilize an army of paid signature gatherers. These employees, however, don’t really care about the issue and, because
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 16, 2017 03:22
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A brief history of DARE, the anti-drug program Jeff Sessions wants to revive

Speaking at a DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) conference this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the past work of the ...
Washington Post
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Florida] Philip Morris' Youth Push Led To Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

told the jury that Philip Morris USA Inc. crafted its image, including the iconic “Marlboro Man” corporate mascot, in a successful effort during the booming post-war years to grow its business by specifically targeting young people as smokers, and that Do
Law360
added Jul 13, 2017 19:49
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Trump’s Pit Bull Lawyer Would Mostly Rather Settle

Barrett was representing five state attorneys general who were suing large tobacco companies to recoup the billions of dollars states were spending on treating sick smokers. At the time, Kasowitz was representing Liggett, the smallest of the five major U.
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:42
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[UK] LIDDLE: Being anti-smoking damages your mental health

The government and ASH were delighted to celebrate ten years of the ban and have said, without any evidence at all, that it has been ‘popular’ with the general public. How do they know? The last two opinion polls show that more people in the UK would lik
The Spectator (uk)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:42
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[UK] How climate scepticism turned into something more dangerous

The people who made the case that smoking causes cancer were not generally thought of as hypocrites. It’s true that some of them still smoked, even after they knew the dangers. But there were far more smokers inside the tobacco industry, where being seen
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:07
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LETTER: The surgeon general who raised the alarm on smoking

started this nation’s government — and the rest of the world — on the path to warning the public about the hazards of smoking, limiting advertising for cigarettes, increasing taxes on cigarettes and researching the effects of secondhand smoke. And by the
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2017 22:05
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[UK] Signs are that cigarette bans are working, says Cumbria health boss

When the smoking ban came into force, Mr Cox was working in Manchester. He moved to Cumbria in 2014. He believes the legislation was without doubt the right thing to do. “It was something that we’d been campaigning for for a long time. It was one of th
Cumberland News (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:39
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[UK] Smoking ban cannot be blamed for all pub closures

chairman of Lancaster Pubwatch. Tim Tomlinson...figures obtained by the smokers’ group show North West England has lost 1,788 pubs since the smoking ban came into force. Tim said: “Most places did provide some form of smoking solution. “The pub environmen
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:23
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[UK] An Oral History of Britain's Smoking Ban

we talk to the politicians, campaigners and pub owners instrumental in making the ban happen – and the DJs and promoters who lived with the consequences....This is an account of the ban's introduction to the UK.
Vice.com
added Jul 7, 2017 14:55
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