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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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[California] Mercury News editorial: Tobacco tax is the way to fund Medi-Cal

Increasing California's ridiculously low tobacco tax to around the national average would discourage kids from getting hooked and help reduce the $18 billion in health care costs University of California-San Francisco researchers estimate it costs Califo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 28, 2015 19:11
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[Europe] Redact this / Transparency advocates accuse Commission of hiding information.

“these documents simultaneously reveal nothing and everything about the Commission’s dealings with the tobacco industry — especially worrying in the context of the ongoing TTIP talks.” A spokesman from British America Tobacco said the company is committe
Politico
added Aug 28, 2015 10:56
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[UK] U.K. Government Agency’s E-Cigarettes Report Based on ‘Flimsy’ Evidence, the Lancet Says

However, Public Health England failed to disclose that this study used no “hard evidence” to reach its conclusion... Public Health England has defended its report. Kevin Fenton, director of health and well-being at the agency, said the expert panel had l
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 28, 2015 10:03
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[UK] ASH comment on Lancet editorial on e-cigarettes

Whether the reduction in risk is 95% or slightly less (or slightly more) is not the key point. What is of much greater concern to ASH (as shown by the YouGov smokefree Britain polls for ASH) is that a growing number of smokers are failing to understand th
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:54
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[UK] E-cigarette ‘safety’ study was written by industry funded scientists, Lancet warns

Public Health England claimed e-cigarettes were safe but relied on evidence provided by scientists funded by the vaping industry
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:53
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[UK] E-cigarette industry funded experts who ruled vaping is safe: Official advice is based on research scientists in the pay of manufacturers

Three of the 11 authors of that study disclosed their role advising the e-cigarette industry in the original text of their paper. The editors of the journal went even further, issuing the article with a warning of ‘potential conflict of interest’. But P
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:50
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[UK] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes: Public Health England's evidence-based confusion

the reliance by PHE on work that the authors themselves accept is methodologically weak, and which is made all the more perilous by the declared conflicts of interest surrounding its funding, raises serious questions not only about the conclusions of the
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:48
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[Europe] TTIP smokescreen: Documents on EC talks with Big Tobacco heavily redacted

Redacted documents detailing covert meetings between the European Commission (EC) and powerful tobacco lobbyists have compounded fears a secretive EU-US trade deal would allow tobacco giants to sue governments that attempt to legislate in the public inte
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 27, 2015 21:44
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California Senate will vote on six anti-tobacco bills Thursday

The bills were fast-tracked this week through a Senate committee... By putting new but identical bills through a special session on healthcare, supporters of the bills are bypassing the Assembly Governmental Organization, which had gutted the e-cigarette
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 27, 2015 12:22
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