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Butt out / Think tank accused of being front for big tobacco

Tax and Investment Center (ITIC), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank that has been criticized as a mouthpiece for the tobacco industry...demands from Nestlé, the World Bank and law firm Pinsent Masons, among others, that the ITIC immediately remove all r
Corporate Knights Magazine (ca)
added Feb 11, 2017 00:36
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New Study Compares the Effects of Direct Exposure to Cigarette Smoke or e-Cigarette Vapor

Researchers reported changes in the expression levels of 123 genes when reconstituted lung tissue was exposed to cigarette smoke, compared to only two genes that could be confirmed following exposure to e-cigarette aerosols.
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
added Feb 10, 2017 19:59
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Researchers evaluate biological effects of exposure to cigarette smoke versus e-cigarette aerosols

study published in Applied In Vitro Toxicology, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is part of a special issue on Next Generation Nicotine Products and is available to media contacts upon request. Anisha Baner
News-Medical.net
added Feb 10, 2017 19:57
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[Washington] Plan would allow cigar lounges, but workers would have to be smokers — and take a test to prove it

But this year, to get around concerns that the lounges would expose workers to secondhand smoke, they’re proposing something new: Cigar lounges could only hire smokers as employees. And those employees would have to take a blood test to prove that they
The Olympian (WA)
added Feb 10, 2017 18:01
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it advertises tobacco in places where that’s allowed, and actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use... “It’s their latest public-relations effort and it
National Post (ca)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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Battling Menthol Restrictions, R.J. Reynolds Reaches Out to Sharpton, Other Black Leaders

hot button issue of police harassment...quietly enlisted black groups and leaders, including civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton and ex-Florida Congressman Kendrick B. Meek, to hold meetings at prominent black churches on the theme of “Decriminalizing
FairWarning
added Feb 10, 2017 16:01
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Of Course Trump's Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco

Price (R-Ga.), who was confirmed as health and human services secretary by a 52-47 vote in the Senate early Friday morning, has repeatedly voted against bills that could harm big tobacco. At the same time, he's received thousands of dollars in political c
Mother Jones Magazine
added Feb 10, 2017 15:17
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists Empower Yogyakarta Residents to Show Their True Colors and Reject Tobacco Industry Exploitation

Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village, Yogyakarta, on the unveiling of “Show Your True Colors,”...This initiative subverts the actions Philip Morris International, which gained national and inte
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:28
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Swedish Match urges caution about snus-diabetes finding

‘When six studies say one thing and there comes a seventh saying something different, I think that you should be cautious in drawing any conclusions,’ says, Lars-Erik Rutqvist, head of scientific affairs, Swedish Match.” ‘The only study that shows a co
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 9, 2017 01:00
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[Sweden] Swedish Match intends to appeal the decision by the Swedish Patent and Market Court

Today, the Patent and Market Court announced its judgement. The court considers Swedish Match to have acted in breach of the competition legislation when designing and implementing the labelling system and Swedish Match is fined approximately 38 MSEK. T
Swedish Match AB (se)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:56
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