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KERSHAW: Don't let Big Tobacco crush e-cigarettes

* Kershaw: FDA should let e-cigarette industry innovate to save tobacco smokers' lives Editor's note: Oliver Kershaw is the founder and CEO of E-cigarette Forum. He is also a co-founder of Vaping.com and the E-Cigarette Summit, which aims to promote ope
CNN
added Nov 22, 2014 13:27
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[Michigan] Investigative journalist talks media coverage of tobacco industry

Charles Lewis discussed the history of investigative journalism in the tobacco industry during a lecture titled “The Truth About the Lies.” Lewis, a former investigative reporter for ABC News and producer of the CBS program “60 Minutes,” is the founder o
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Nov 21, 2014 12:05
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[Canada] NDP health critic introduces bill to ban all flavoured tobacco products

New Democrat health critic France Gélinas has re-introduced a private member’s bill seeking a ban on all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario. Her first bill in 2008 sought a ban on flavoured cigarillos. It passed, but tobacco companies simply added mor
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:46
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Massachusetts Town Votes to End Bid for Tobacco Ban

at its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon, the board voted 2 to 1 to rescind the proposal, saying it had already heard the town’s objections loud and clear. “The town is not in favor of the proposal, and therefore I am not in favor of the proposal,” Ed
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2014 12:06
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[UK] Merchants of Doubt film exposes slick US industry behind climate denial

Kenner’s film is about deception and profiles many of the charming and always smiling professional deceivers who work for the tobacco, chemical, pharmaceutical, and fossil fuel...tobacco industry used media-friendly pseudo-experts, doctored ‘science’ stud
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 09:55
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Ganna Kostygina, Pam Ling, and I recently published "Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos" in Tobacco Control showing how the tobacco companies use flavors to attrach new smokers and keep current ones smok
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59
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[UK] Tobacco companies feel the heat as emerging markets burn out

there are doubts about whether growth in developing markets can continue to be a panacea for the tobacco industry. “Emerging markets are never again going to represent for the industry an uncomplicated source of growth,” says Shane MacGuill, analyst at E
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:32
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Rise of electronic cigarettes, impact on public health

Finally, in a political system where corporate interests have shown a growing capacity to manipulate the rules to achieve their goals, how can the public interest be best protected?...Allowing Big Tobacco to use e-cigarettes to write a new chapter in this
Oxford University Press Blog
added Nov 18, 2014 16:20
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TRANSCRIPT: UC Report Says Program to Diminish Tobacco Use in California Is Fading (PDF)

(Glantz): "The ability of the state to actively engage the tobacco industry through the state tobacco program has been about cut in half." Less cash means a much smaller media budget. Advertising on radio and billboards has been eliminated, with a n
California Healthline
added Nov 18, 2014 11:12
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