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LETER: Big Tobacco and the Army

“smoke if you’ve got ’em.” The little sample packs were wonderful. They had the same branding and four cigarettes in a neat row. The industry addicted millions of troops over the course of 30 years. If you doubt this, pay a visit to any V.A. hospital an
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2017 01:28
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[UK, New York] Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

donors sometimes give hefty amounts to institutions in an effort to shift attention from business practices that may strike some as unsavory.... In the 1980s, for example, antismoking groups denounced the Joffrey Ballet and other institutions for acceptin
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2017 16:52
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[North Carolina] SMITH: Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
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[Europe] EU health boss Andriukaitis ‘does not listen’

Peter van der Mark is the Secretary-General of ESTA, the European Smoking Tobacco Association. This opinion-piece is in reaction to an interview published last week.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:09
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[Europe, UK] ACS calls on ministers to consider retail impact of tobacco track and trace regulations

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has written to a senior politician to raise concerns about the impact of the upcoming tobacco ‘track and trace’ regulations on retailers. The ‘track and trace’ proposals contained in the EU Revised Tobacco Pro
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:33
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Bouchard: Tobacco Company Still Responsible for Florida Settlement Payments

The Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday blocked an attempt by tobacco company ITG Brands to extricate itself from a dispute over $30 million in annual settlement payments owed to the state of Florida after the company acquired four popular brands of c
Law.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:35
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How Do Tobacco Power Walls Influence Adolescents? A Study of Mediating Mechanisms.

Conclusions: The tobacco power wall increases adolescents’ smoking risk, and this effect is partly explained by the effect of the power wall on adolescents’ perceptions of how normative smoking is. (
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
added Dec 1, 2017 02:29
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BLUMENTHAL: Big Tobacco Is Still In The Business Of Deceiving Americans

began nearly 25 years ago when a handful of state Attorneys General sued cigarette manufacturers in state court. I was one of them...States must commit to using a significant amount of the millions of dollars they receive each year from the state tobacc
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:20
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Australia’s Failed Experiment: Five Years After Brand Censorship on Tobacco, Decline in Smoking Rates has Stalled

New Research Finds Most Australians Consider So-Called ‘Plain’ Packaging Ineffective, with Eight out of Ten Believing the Government Would Ignore Evidence if it Contradicted its Preferred Policy
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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Public Invited to Shape Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s $1 Billion Research Agenda

“In particular, we are looking for new ideas, fresh thinking and innovative collaborations – expanding beyond the traditional tobacco control community – that will deliver dramatic and rapid progress toward a smoke-free world.”
Business Wire
added Nov 30, 2017 16:05
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