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Special Report: Scientists describe problems in Philip Morris e-cigarette experiments

Tamara Koval, who worked at the company...was a co-author of the company’s protocol used to run the studies globally. When she highlighted an irregularity in one of the studies, Koval said, Philip Morris excluded her from meetings.
Reuters
added Dec 20, 2017 22:46
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former navy secretary ray mabus on the culture of smoking in the military

“it’s one of the most embedded things that you ever see,” said former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus in an interview with Truth Initiative®... A pro-tobacco culture infiltrated the military, thanks in part to the heavy targeting of service members
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:59
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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing Through Big Tobacco’s Smokescreen

Even today, the same tobacco companies are marketing new products... If national leaders, health ministers, and finance chiefs ever wondered how far they should go to regulate tobacco products, Big Tobacco’s admissions, together with investors’ second tho
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:22
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CALL FOR INPUT AND COLLABORATION ON RESEARCH PRIORITIES: COMMENTS PUBLISHED AS OF: December 12, 2017 (PDF)

K. Michael Cummings, Medical University of South Carolina, United States 1. What research question(s) should be a priority for FSFW to answer? Research on laws adopted in different countries that prevent cigarette manufacturers from being held liable for
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Dec 19, 2017 04:01
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[Europe, UK] RIDLEY: Don’t let this British success go up in smoke

The industry is dominated by independent small businesses with no links to the tobacco industry: there are more than 1,100 vape businesses in Britain.... The New Nicotine Alliance has launched a campaign to challenge properties to drop their policies of t
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 20:52
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[Africa, Zambia] ‘Investing in tobacco lucrative’

ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) has urged Government to invest in tobacco production as it is a lucrative investment which can help transform the agriculture sector. RITCO chairperson Ephraim Mwenda said in Lusaka recently that due to the lucra
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:53
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[Asia, India] Picture perfect: the effectiveness of pictorial health warnings on tobacco products

the pictorial warnings on both sides of packages of tobacco products came into effect in April 2016 following the direction of the Rajasthan High Court and subsequently the Supreme Court too made it mandatory. After the decision of Karnataka High Court,
DNA India (in)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:45
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Philippines] Global tobacco protocol short of 6 countries to become international treaty in 2018

The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade on Tobacco... But to date, only 34 countries party to the convention have ratified it. And in Asia Pacific, where billions of dollars are lost to government revenues from illicit tobacco trade, only one country, Mon
Devex
added Dec 18, 2017 16:23
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[Kansas] Flame retardants cloud way for firefighters

Flame retardants can be a major threat to firefighters because when they burn, carcinogens are released into the air....The big shift to flame retardants came in the late 1970s and is traced directly to the tobacco industry...the industry spent millions
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Dec 18, 2017 16:06
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Tobacco giant Philip Morris is quietly funding an "anti-smoking" foundation offering $1 billion in "grants" to public health leaders

Some find it strange that Yach revealed his contact-list in this email. “Some might start to wonder who on the list are actual supporters. It may aim to create a climate of suspicion and divide in the tobacco control community,” says Franklin Apfel, form
Boing Boing
added Dec 18, 2017 16:01
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