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FAUSTMAN: Local View: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax

Don’t believe the industry’s lies about their products or the impact these proven public health policies will have. These corrective statements show they’re certainly not an industry with a history of telling Americans the truth. The research shows: incr
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 16, 2018 15:04
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[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:17
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[UK] Health officials defend handing cancer data to tobacco-linked firm

Public Health England (PHE) said that it handed over the information after the statistical analysis firm William E Wecker submitted a data request under the Freedom of Information Act. The health body said that it was legally bound to comply. It added t
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:14
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[UK] Medical records of thousands of patients were handed to US firms connected to tobacco industry by British health officials, Telegraph probe reveals

The medical records of British cancer victims have been handed to a controversial American firm working for one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, the Daily Telegraph can reveal. The data covering almost 180,000 patients - every case of lung canc
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:09
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[UK] Lung cancer patients' medical records sent to US company linked with tobacco giant Philip Morris

Public Health England released the anonymised NHS data under the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act to William E Wecker Associates
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:08
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[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:51
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[Japan] VIDEO: Big tobacco looks east to sell a new kind of smoking

The Glo store doesn’t look like a tobacconist. ...more like an artisanal coffee bar. But it sells Glo-branded white paper sticks stuffed with tobacco that — gasp! — you can light up and smoke. “It’s a new way to enjoy tobacco,” says Eda, grinning betwee
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:34
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[Europe] STEVENS: On public health, why is the #EC silencing NGOs?

while the EU is restricting the availability of tobacco products and launching anti-smoking campaigns, it is also ... allowing cigarette makers to play a central role in the fight against tobacco smuggling.
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:07
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Origins of tobacco harm reduction in the UK: the ‘Product Modification Programme' (1972–1991)

1972 to 1991, the British government sought to investigate safer smoking...Current tobacco harm reduction premises and policies supported...and leading British public health organisations may reflect the historical influence of the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 16:00
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OBITUARIES Thomas Luken, Veteran Ohio Democrat, Is Dead at 92

Luken found a major issue in the late 1980s: the power of tobacco companies. “He had lost three siblings to lung cancer,” Charlie Luken said, “and he took on Big Tobacco full throttle.” Mr. Luken introduced legislation that would have prohibited the sal
New York Times
added Jan 14, 2018 15:57
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