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Health Highlights: Sept. 13, 2017: Smoking Reduction Foundation Announced by Tobacco Company

says it will provide about $1 billion over 12 years for a foundation to reduce smoking worldwide, but critics are skeptical of the move. Philip Morris International Inc. said the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World will fund research, assess the effects of
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2017 15:27
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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35
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GLANTZ: The UN Global Compact (finally) throws the tobacco industry out

it has always been irritating that the UNGC allowed them as members. The industry, of course, then used their membership as part of the “corporate social responsibility” PR efforts. In particular, the industry has worked to undermine implementation of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:10
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Philip Morris pledges $1bn to stub out tobacco smoking

The Swiss-based group, one of the largest cigarette producers, last week registered the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World as a US charitable organisation, with the stated aim of making grants on “how to best achieve a smoke-free world and advance the fi
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:09
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UN Global Compact Shows Leadership by Dropping Tobacco Industry Members

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) today announced that it would bar tobacco companies and any other organization that derives revenue...The announcement properly places the tobacco industry in shameful company.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:36
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From the tobacco industry to the EPA, latest Trump nominee bad news for vulnerable chemical safety law

Running the toxics office at the EPA is unlikely to change Dourson’s outlook. After all, this is the man who defended his work for tobacco to downplay concerns about second-hand smoke by saying “Jesus hung out with prostitutes and tax collectors.”
Environmental Defense Fund
added Sep 12, 2017 15:48
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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to Smoke-Free Products

PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, offering the millions of men and women who continue to smoke a better alternative. This second United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress includes expectatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:24
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CONFRONTING AMERICA’S SMOKING PANDEMIC A Timeline in Four Parts

Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking epidemic. Part 1: From Early Evidence to Global Battle, 1939–1966 Part 2: An Era of Activism, 1967–1985 Part 3: Regulation,
Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:33
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Monitoring tobacco brand websites to understand marketing strategies aimed at tobacco product users and potential users

Marketing methods and strategies normalize tobacco use by providing website visitors with positive themes combined with interactive content, and is an area of future research. Moreover, all tobacco products under federal regulatory authority should be r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2017 06:52
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[Bangladesh, UK] British diplomat lobbied on behalf of big tobacco

The Foreign Office is immersed in a major lobbying row after it emerged that a senior official sought to help a British tobacco company to avoid paying tax owed to one of the world’s poorest countries. Alison Blake, the British high commissioner to Bang
The Observer (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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