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[Asia, India] Himachal govt bars its officials from participating in tobacco industry’s activities

“All the heads of departments in Himachal Pradesh are instructed not to participate in any event organised by tobacco industry and also not to accept any kind of direct or indirect sponsorship or funding from corporate engaged in tobacco business,” the c
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:36
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[Florida] RJR Tobacco Says ITG Had Duty To Join In Fla. Settlement ($$)

told a Delaware chancellor on Friday that ITG Brands LLC relied on tortured contract readings to support claims that time ran out on ITG’s duty to pursue and assume a $30 million yearly payment obligation to Florida to offset harms from tobacco sales.
Law360
added Jun 24, 2017 14:36
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MALONE: Big Tobacco, preying on poor and uneducated, also hikes health inequities

The Washington Post, to its credit, has pulled together a depressing picture...we’re one nation and we cannot thrive as we have as Americans if we allow disparities in our medical care. Research (including insightful work by the Lancet medical journal, w
JD Supra, LLC
added Jun 23, 2017 22:15
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[Canada] Annual Report on Compliance and Enforcement Activities (Tobacco Control) 2015-2016

The purposes of this report are to inform interested parties about Health Canada’s level of effort in monitoring compliance with the Tobacco Act and its regulations, and to identify areas where the tobacco industry has not complied with the applicable le
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:02
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[Oklahoma] Letter to the editor: Big tobacco quick to challenge $1.50 fee

Certainly the smoking manufacturers have not suddenly become altruistic in challenging the law as unconstitutional, as they are mostly interested in continuing to sell and profit from a product that is a primary cause of death and health problems.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jun 22, 2017 13:53
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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 ordinance violates state law, rules Fullerton

RPF’s Attorney Clifford Knaggs said the problem has nothing to do with sales or smoking – it is the local board exceeding their power... “I believe they are trying to take advantage of us, out of the 245 municipalities [considering Tobacco 21], because w
Burton (MI) View
added Jun 22, 2017 13:50
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European smokers’ group launches its Manifesto

Forest EU, a European smokers’ group, has published its 2017 Manifesto entitled ‘#SmokersAreCitizensToo’. The comprehensive, independent document looks through the policies affecting smokers in Europe and considers what alternative policies European gove
Forest EU (eu)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:54
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SBV IMPROVER Challenge Uses DNA Methylation Data to Categorize Smoker Samples

"One of the reasons we wanted to use epigenetics data for this challenge is … we wanted to add one layer of complexity," said Nicolas Sierro, manager, genomics at Philip Morris International and one of the creators of the challenge. "We had previously do
GenomeWeb
added Jun 22, 2017 14:15
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[New York] New vaping legislation could hurt local businesses

would ban vaping in workplaces, restaurants, bars and on public transportation....for a state that wants people to shop small, there's a lot of red tape. Owner of vapor New York in Elmiria Heights, Helene Moreno tells WENY News, "right now it's hard eno
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:38
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CHAN: My decade leading the WHO: dirty fights and steps toward universal coverage

The dirtiest fights came when the tobacco industry used trade agreements to sue sovereign governments... The tobacco industry had long regarded the WHO as its biggest enemy, and I worked hard to improve that reputation.
statnews.com
added Jun 24, 2017 16:58
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