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ASCHWARDEN: There’s No Such Thing As ‘Sound Science’ / The easiest way to undermine good science is to demand that it be made “sound.”

The phrase was adopted by the tobacco industry in the 1990s ...Philip Morris vice president of corporate affairs Ellen Merlo wrote that the program was designed to “discredit the EPA report,” “prevent states and cities, as well as businesses from passing
FiveThirtyEight
added Dec 6, 2017 17:38
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[Canada] LETTER: Truth about Canadian health care

The Fraser Institute is a think tank, Canada’s Heritage Foundation, financed by money that is often untraceable... In the 1990’s, for example, tobacco companies financed “studies” by these Fraser people to prove that second hand smoke was not harmful.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:32
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The incredible career of Hope Hicks, the 29-year-old former model in Trump’s inner circle who has become a pivotal part of the Russia investigation

the Greenwich, Connecticut native was “the third generation of her family to represent a powerful but highly controversial client.” Her father ran PR for a tobacco company and the NFL
Business Insider
added Dec 6, 2017 00:03
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[UK, New York] Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

donors sometimes give hefty amounts to institutions in an effort to shift attention from business practices that may strike some as unsavory.... In the 1980s, for example, antismoking groups denounced the Joffrey Ballet and other institutions for acceptin
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2017 16:52
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Bouchard: Tobacco Company Still Responsible for Florida Settlement Payments

The Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday blocked an attempt by tobacco company ITG Brands to extricate itself from a dispute over $30 million in annual settlement payments owed to the state of Florida after the company acquired four popular brands of c
Law.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:35
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A Spotlight on the Season’s Top Photography Books

Irving Penn ...in the ’70s he took that idea to the limit in his extensive studies of cigarette butts, gigantically enlarged, at once nobly pillar-like, irredeemably filthy and weirdly infused with personality.
New York Times
added Nov 28, 2017 21:35
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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[Minnesota] Hurt: Don't be fooled by Big Tobacco smokescreen

I have seen the same cycle repeated too many times. Spread the message they don't want you to hear, the true story of their history: what they knew, when they knew it and what they did about it. Help make the 21st century the time in history when Big Toba
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 27, 2017 15:39
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VIDEO: Wall Street Journal, New York Times and 48 other dailies to carry anti-smoking ads to warn Americans [VIDEO]

Have you watched the movie "The Insider"...also includes American basketball player Michael Jordan, English footballer Wayne Rooney, Italian ace Mario Balotelli, American football player Randy Moss, Nicaraguan professional boxer Ricardo Mayorga, Canadian
IBT - International Business Times
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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A man before his time: Russell's insights into nicotine, smoking, treatment and curbing the smoking problem

This narrative review aimed to provide a brief overview of five key research ‘classics’ produced by the innovative and radical thought leader, Professor Michael Anthony Hamilton Russell (1932–2009),... among the first researchers to explain that smoking w
Addiction
added Nov 25, 2017 03:36
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