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[New England, Massachusetts, Rhode Island] RI Black Market Tobacco Sales Rampant, Among Worst in Nation

Up to 40 percent of cigarettes smoked in Rhode Island are smuggled into the state according to one estimate. That analysis comes from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a nonpartisan research group ... "the best solution to the problem of interstate
GoLocalProv.com
added Dec 25, 2013 22:31
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[Canada] Can Japan Tobacco stay judgment-proof??

Justice Mongeon finally shed light on a problem that may exist elsewhere within Japan Tobacco's global empire. Japan Tobacco had created paper companies and artificial debts between them in order to make it look like it was losing money in Canada, even th
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 14, 2013 21:56
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[Asia, India] Activists want tobacco firms out of CSR ambit

Chennai: Members of the Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) staged a demonstration on Saturday near the Chepauk guesthouse to stop tobacco industries from participating in corporate social re­s­ponsibility activities.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Dec 8, 2013 13:28
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Someone Put 2 Examples Of Anti-Science Politics Side-By-Side. The Results Are Damning.

The video had me interested at the beginning, but it wasn't until 3:35 and the story of "Smokey Joe" that my eyes widened. I know it's easy to get pessimistic, but watch this clip all the way through for the good news. Be critical, not cynical.
Upworthy.com
added Dec 5, 2013 14:37
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[Africa] Senegal on the frontline of the battle with Big Tobacco

2007 Global Youth Tobacco Survey estimated that up to 20 percent of Senegalese boys and 10 percent of girls aged 13 to 15 used tobacco products ... A spokesperson for Philip Morris, which controls over 40 percent of the tobacco market in Senegal and owns
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Nov 20, 2013 06:34
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[Australia] Illicit tobacco funding gangs and increasing use

ILLEGAL tobacco is booming across Australia, funding international criminal gangs, and costing taxpayers more than $1 billion each year. And the introduction of plain packaging for legal cigarettes has failed, according to a report released this morning
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:19
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Leaked Documents Reveal the Secret Finances of a Pro-Industry Science Group

agendas of ACSH and Big Tobacco have overlapped, thanks to the growing market for tobacco alternatives, including e-cigarettes and other smoke-free products. As ACSH has courted tobacco companies large and small for financial support, it has touted e-ciga
Mother Jones Magazine
added Oct 30, 2013 00:53
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[Australia] NEW RESEARCH VALIDATES RETAILERS’ FEARS OF ILLICIT TRADE AND OTHER NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF PLAIN PACKAGING (PDF)

“The research shows that Australian small retailers’ awareness of illicit tobacco is high, and has increased since the introduction of plain packaging. More than four in ten retailers perceive illicit trade is having a negative impact on their business,
Australian Association of Convenience Stores (au)
added Oct 6, 2013 07:10
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[Africa, Nigeria] Anti-tobacco group faults Fashola's reception of BAT boss

ANTI-TOBACCO campaigners in the country yesterday faulted the “grand” reception accorded the Managing Director of British American Tobacco (BAT), Keith Gretton, during a visit to the Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Monday, describing it
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Sep 26, 2013 06:37
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ARCHIVE: "Tobacco and Health" Expert Witness Report Filed on behalf of Plaintiffs in: "The United States of America, Plaintiff, v. Philip Morris, Inc., et al., Defendants," Civil Action No. 99-CV-02496 (GK))* By Robert N. Proctor

It is difficult even today for non-specialists to obtain a clear sense of the nature or magnitude of such hazards, and this was more true in previous decades, at the height of the tobacco duplicity project. Part of that difficulty can be traced to the co
Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law
added Aug 20, 2013 13:12
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