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[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56
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[Italy] Italian e-cigarette firms say new tax benefits tobacco

The tax, which was adopted in January, is set at half the rate of that on traditional cigarettes. The controversy centers on the fact that the lower rate is applied to both electronic cigarettes and to tobacco products such as Marlboro HeatSticks, which
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 11:56
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[California] PAC with tobacco ties pushes for Nury Martinez, L.A. ballot measures

A political action committee partly backed by an affiliate of tobacco giant Phillip Morris USA is helping to promote the reelection bid of Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and two measures to change L.A.’s election date, according to city reco
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 27, 2015 11:39
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[UK] ARCHIVE: MONBIOT: How Big Tobacco's lobbyists get what they want from the media

most prominent is the Institute of Economic Affairs. Like most groups of this kind, it refuses to disclose its funding. But there's a trail... By pure coincidence, the institute has fiercely defended the tobacco companies from efforts to regulate their pr
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:02
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Health groups dismayed by news 'big tobacco' funded rightwing thinktanks

The Adam Smith Institute and the Institute of Economic Affairs received money from cigarette firms...They have also criticised anti-tobacco measures such as the ban on smoking in pubs, arguing that they represent an attack on civil liberties.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:57
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[UK] IEA: History of Close Ties with the Tobacco Industry

Documents from the tobacco industry archives show that the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was funded by British American Tobacco from 1963.[1] [2] In the 1970s, the IEA was being paid £2,500 by BAT, which increased to £5,000 in 1980. The money was r
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:54
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[UK] Institute of Economic Affairs

(IEA) is a leading right wing UK think tank, set up in 1955, which has a history of close collaboration with the tobacco industry, detailed on the pages below:
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:52
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[UK] Smoking in pubs should be brought back, say majority of public

More than half of the 4,135 adults polled by the Institute of Economic Affairs said pubs should have private rooms for customers to smoke in, while only 35 per cent opposed the idea.
Gloucester Citizen (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:50
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British American Tobacco says would fight UK "plain packaging" law

"If the regulations, as published this week, are passed, we anticipate taking legal action," said Jerome Abelman, BAT's director of corporate and regulatory affairs. The UK parliament is expected to vote on regulations to ban branding on cigarette packs
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 09:49
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British American Tobacco says would fight UK 'plain packaging' law

"If the regulations, as published this week, are passed, we anticipate taking legal action," said Jerome Abelman, BAT's director of corporate and regulatory affairs. The UK parliament is expected to vote on regulations to ban branding on cigarette packs
Reuters
added Feb 26, 2015 14:37
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