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[Indonesia, Switzerland] Gaius Publius: Tobacco Deaths, TPP and the “Trade” Courts

Gaius Publius, a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States and frequent contributor to DownWithTyranny, digby, Truthout, Americablog, and Naked Capitalism
Naked Capitalism (blog)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:46
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Tobacco Takes Hits from Comedian, Supermarket Chain

Antismoking advocates have much to celebrate. Recently, a regional supermarket chain ceased tobacco sales, a new study affirmed the effectiveness of a smoking-cessation drug, and tobacco manufacturers were the targets of a popular comedian’s wrath.
Pharmacy Times
added Feb 23, 2015 21:46
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[Australia] STEFKA: Philip Morris International, tobacco industry's biggest downfall

John Oliver... poked fun at the case...I smoke Marlboro. And Marlboro is currently part of a major international coercion ring that spans five known continents. So with this, I am calling for a boycott of all Philip Morris products.
doaneline.com (Doane College, Crete, NE)
added Feb 19, 2015 11:55
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Trade pact: why care must be key

AUSTRALIA has taken pride of place in John Oliver's satirical news program... This time he has used Australia's cigarette packaging laws to illustrate the lengths tobacco companies will go to protect their market, which is estimated to be worth $80 billio
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Feb 19, 2015 12:28
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[Australia] Philip Morris Issued A Long-Winded, Hacking Response To John Oliver’s Anti-Tobacco Rant

"we take seriously the responsibility that comes with selling a product that is an adult choice and is harmful to health.” Translation: Don’t listen to John Oliver. He’s just a stupid comedian, and we know we’re selling a deadly product. He’s not as smar
Uproxx
added Feb 17, 2015 17:39
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[Australia, Togo] Jeff The Diseased Lung, John Oliver's Gift To Marlboro, Is Taking The World By Storm

Oliver and his team sent Jeff the Diseased Lung shirts to Togo and put up Jeff billboards in Uruguay...With the explosion of Oliver’s #JeffWeCan hashtag campaign, Jeff’s star is rising, and rising fast. Pretty soon, he might be the first thing that comes
bustle
added Feb 17, 2015 17:36
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[Australia] SEE IT: HBO’s John Oliver rips tobacco companies for plain packaging litigation

The host of ‘Last Week Tonight’ led an 18-minute segment to expose tobacco companies' use of litigation and bullying tactics to stop countries from removing their brands on tobacco products. Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco said t
New York Daily News
added Feb 17, 2015 17:32
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[Australia] Philip Morris Does Horrible Job Of Defending Itself After John Oliver Mocking

doesn’t need to blame comedians when it makes statements like this: “We support and comply with thousands of regulations worldwide — including advertising restrictions”...has already been seen watched nearly 2 million times since yesterday morning:
The Consumerist (blog)
added Feb 17, 2015 16:28
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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, Uruguay] TAKING COMEDIC LICENSE WITH A SELECTION OF THE FACTS

For a balanced view and facts on the many topics raised by the program, including PMI’s marketing practices and approach to regulation, please take the time to read the following information: Find out about our “Be Marlboro” campaign, which is aimed at
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:56
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