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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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INTERACTIVE: Tobacco’s Powerful Ally Inside the Chamber of Commerce

Thomas J. Donohue...has proven a powerful ally of the tobacco industry over the past three decades. ...Tobacco industry records made public as part of government litigation, which are detailed below, highlight the longevity of Mr. Donohue’s ties and the e
New York Times
added Oct 9, 2015 21:04
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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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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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Opinion of the European Commission on complaint 852/2014/LP (PDF) [REDACTED]

European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:29
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[Connecticut] Ralph Nader: From consumer advocate to museum impresario

WINSTED, CONN. This aging but still charming small New England town in western Connecticut has had one claim to fame for many years: It’s the hometown of Ralph Nader. And Nader, 81, who left for the Ivy League and gained fame 50 years ago exposing the
McClatchy Newspapers
added Oct 4, 2015 11:37
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