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[Australia] Tobacco company that relies on skewing facts decries John Oliver for skewing facts

Oliver’s words could prove toxic to the people—the people who work at Philip Morris. ... The statement concludes by offering up “a balanced view” by directing readers to the Philip Morris website, which is nearly as funny as anything in Oliver’s original
The Onion
added Feb 17, 2015 16:24
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[Australia, Togo, Uruguay] John Oliver wants "Jeff the Diseased Lung" to become the face of tobacco companies

"Jeff the Diseased Lung" trend on Twitter to make it the face of major tobacco products like Marlboro. Oliver's idea is to get this character so widely retweeted and shared that it will rise to the top of Google Image searches for Marlboro.
Vox Media
added Feb 16, 2015 13:58
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CHEN: Jones Day Is Not Amused

Sharyl Reisman, the hiring partner at Jones Day, took umbrage at my post about the firm's recent hiring of seven Supreme Court clerks. Here is Reisman's letter (it was also addressed to Aric Press, ALM's editor in chief), followed by my response.
AmericanLawyer.com
added Nov 21, 2014 17:35
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A Beginner’s Guide to Vaping

Don’t put up too much of a fight when he charges you seventy-five dollars for the little stick and four cartridges of yellow goo. This is an entirely unregulated market, and you will be taken advantage of!..9. Puke: Whoops! Turns out, you can overdo it—le
The New Yorker
added Sep 17, 2017 15:03
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[UK] Bizarrely placed Tesco sign promising 'smoking alternatives' above a shelf of condoms sparks hilarious response on Twitter

A Tesco sign promising 'smoking alternatives' inadvertently placed above a shelf of condoms has provoked a series of hilarious responses online. Spencer Kelly, presenter of the BBC's Click programme, took a picture of the sign at one of the supermarket
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:07
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[Japan] VIDEO: Lung cancer group creates parody of 'PPAP' song for secondhand smoke awareness

Videos promoting the prevention of secondhand smoke using the internationally hit song "PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)" have been released by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance (JLCA), a citizens' group whose members include lung cancer patients and their fa
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:39
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[UK] VIDEO: Comedians star in Public Health advert on smoking cessation

Comedians Bill Bailey, Shappi Khorsandi, Rhod Gilbert and Al Murray appeared in a Public Health advert for a smoking cessation campaign called 'Stoptober'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:53
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[UK] Stoptober: Host of comedians urge smokers to kick the habit

Former social smoker Shappi Khorsandi is a passionate believer of Stoptober The 42-year-old star says: “I was a social smoker. I kind of thought: ‘If you can’t beat them, join them.’” But now she’s managed to kick the habit and is backing Stoptober, the
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:08
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MEMORANDUM FOR ALL MEMBERS, OFFICERS, AND EMPLOYEES / FROM: Committee on Ethics... SUBJECT: Holiday Guidance on the Gift Rule

Members and staff may not knowingly accept any gift, except as provided in the gift rule.1 The rule defines the term "gift" broadly to mean "a gratuity, favor, discount, entertainment, hospitality, loan, forbearance, or other item having monetary value.,,
US House of Representatives
added Dec 22, 2013 14:08
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[UK] BEHR: The Rules: How to tell when you are being lobbied

he replies that he was not "lobbied" on the matter, which is not quite the same thing. But how to tell the difference? When does a conversation cross the line into lobbying? Keep an eye out for these tell-tale signs.
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jul 23, 2013 06:54
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