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TIMES INSIDER|What We’re Reading: Scientific Sway

From MIT Technology Review: This riveting story looks at how propagandists use science against itself to secretly influence policymakers... describes the smoking industry’s decades-long disinformation campaign to sow doubt about whether smoking causes can
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 04:20
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MILLER: Controversial Trump Nominee Michael Dourson Is Finally Leaving EPA Job He Never Had

Dourson had a history of supporting weakening standards for toxic chemicals to the detriment of people’s health—working for the tobacco industry to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke, the chemical industry to bless Teflon, and the Koch brothers to d
AlterNet.org
added Jan 31, 2018 03:46
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4 revelations from a reuters investigation into philip morris

uncovers the company’s methodical, long-term plan to undermine public health science and global anti-smoking efforts...1. PMI uses secret strategies to undermine the World Health Organization’s international tobacco reduction efforts.... 2. The company ha
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:40
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Gazette editorial: Good on WVU for refusing tobacco money

WVU’s decision not to accept anti-smoking money from a tobacco company might seem like a no-brainer...“The idea of taking money that’s from the tobacco industry is just antithetical to everything we do,” Karen Emmons, dean for academic affairs at Harvard
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 30, 2018 15:55
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PMI Presents to US FDA Advisory Committee; Important Milestone in the Scientific Review of IQOS

“The Committee’s two-day discussion was a milestone event. We thank the Agency and the Committee for their interest in our scientific dossier and our determination to enable adults who smoke to have access to and information about better alternatives,” s
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:03
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The END of smoking: Tobacco firm to STOP selling Marlboro cigarettes in the UK

“If we stopped selling them tomorrow, somebody else would sell them cigarettes,” he said. “It wouldn’t produce any benefit for those smokers. “That’s why we’re focused on trying to persuade our smokers to quit altogether or switch to alternatives which,
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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Tobacco-Funded Organisation Refuses to Answer if its Funder Will Stop Making Cigarettes

Derek Yach, the president of this foundation, responded to queries by The Wire, about this statement. “My hope is that, upon proper reflection, these deans will work with us to eliminate smoking worldwide, as others in the public health, medicine and sci
The Wire (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 05:13
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UK accused of hypocrisy on overseas tobacco control

The UK government is lobbying on behalf of UK-based tobacco giants operating overseas, despite spending millions of pounds trying to curb smoking rates abroad. Freedom of information requests reveal that the Foreign Office and the Department for Interna
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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[New Jersey] SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Philip Morris International Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PM

Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) there were irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris' application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for approval of its iQOS
PR Newswire
added Jan 30, 2018 16:51
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[New Zealand] Tobacco companies resist excise tax increase

Māori Public Health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, is concerned that this will limit the effectiveness of the tax increase to reduce smoking rates, and that tobacco companies should be forced to increase the prices of their products by the total percentag
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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