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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are today’s smokers really more ‘hardened’?

(going cold turkey) remains the most common way that most ex-smokers have quit, despite more than 20 years of the availability and heavy promotion of nicotine-replacement therapy and other drugs. We need to be very circumspect about voices trying to downp
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:10
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[Europe, Ireland] O'REILLY: Brussels must resist lobbying by the tobacco industry

No argument was too alarmist or too cynical when the industry set out to water down EU plans to discourage smoking, says the European Ombudsman...How many more lives might be saved or public health further safeguarded if the tobacco directive had been ev
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:16
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[Australia] VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes really safer?

Doctors and health authorities are concerned about the possible side effects of vaping.
Yahoo!
added Oct 10, 2015 11:42
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ORESKES: Exxon’s Climate Concealment

Tragically, that understanding was long delayed because the tobacco industry worked for decades to hide the truth, promoting a message of scientific uncertainty instead...like the tobacco industry--Exxon chose the path of disinformation, denial and delay.
New York Times
added Oct 10, 2015 10:07
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[Ireland] U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Focus on Advocacy a Boon to Tobacco

His latest effort is the boldest. The chamber and its foreign affiliates are pressuring governments around the world to turn back antismoking legislation... Two insurance giants on the chamber’s board, Anthem and the Health Care Service Corporation, have
New York Times
added Oct 9, 2015 17:43
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ARCHIVE: TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

But by the very act of including it, the TPP parties are indicating that the "safeguards" alone would be insufficient to prevent tobacco control measures from being challenged under the settlement mechanism. Allowing governments to retain the right to reg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:40
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VIDEO: BUGA UP in Australia

BBC QED series "The war of words down under". 1983 documentary on the tobacco industry in Australia, and the BUGA UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions). Features Phil Scanlan (WD & HO Wills tobacco), Arthur Chesterfield-Evans,
You Tube
added Oct 8, 2015 09:38
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VIDEO: ABC Pressure Point: tobacco industry vs tobacco control debate, Australia

Evans interviews (the late) Dr Nigel Gray (Cancer Council Victoria), Ruth Sheen, John Dollisson (Tobacco Institute of Australia) & Bill Webb (Phillip Morris) on smoking and health. Classic illustration of BigTobacco denials of evidence on smoking risks
You Tube
added Oct 6, 2015 13:08
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VIDEO: Tobacco Institute of Australia's John Dollisson on health risks of tobacco

In the 1970s & 80s, this is how the #tobacco industry in Australia communicated with the public about health risk
You Tube
added Oct 6, 2015 13:04
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[Connecticut, Florida] The Tobacco Cases

CIPOLLONE CASE The plaintiff in Cipollone v. Liggett Group was Rose Cipollone, who began smoking in 1942, when she was 16 years old. Shortly before she died of lung cancer in 1984 at the age of 58, her husband sued the company that manufactured the ciga
American Museum of Tort Law
added Oct 4, 2015 11:33
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