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Tell Chamber of Commerce: Stop Fighting Anti-Smoking Measures

Influencing international trade agreements to benefit tobacco companies: The Chamber has staunchly opposed measures in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that would protect countries’ sovereign rights to implement life-saving public health policies. If
Facebook
added Jul 3, 2015 15:04
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Senators to U.S. Chamber: Stop Renting Your Letterhead to Big Tobacco

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s decision to use its international clout to fight regulations of tobacco products around the world is craven and unconscionable. Commerce member companies should be concerned that their good name is sullied in efforts to st
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:02
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[Asia-pacific] McELRATH: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Finds Its New Mission — Global Drug Pusher

The ink on the infamous, secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership has barely dried, and already, USCOC chief executive Thomas J. Donohoe is looking to sue sovereign governments under forthcoming trade agreements. It is the realization of our worst dystopian n
Ring Of Fire Radio: Robert Kennedy Jr, Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder
added Jul 3, 2015 11:44
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GILBERT: The U.S. Chamber, Fanning the Flames of Tobacco Smoke Internationally

Countries need to recognize that the U.S. Chamber is not the U.S. government, nor is it representative of the broad swath of U.S. businesses and push back to protect their population’s health.
CitizenVox (Public Citizen)
added Jul 3, 2015 11:32
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[Massachusetts] MCDONOUGH: US Chamber of Commerce’s shameful tobacco work

When I was a state representative in Boston in the 1980s and ’90s, I spent lots of time visiting chambers...How much is the tobacco industry paying the Chamber for their work in defense of the unfettered right of tobacco companies to sell their addictive
CommonWealth magazine
added Jul 3, 2015 11:28
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ROBBERSON: U.S. Chamber stands up for big tobacco in international pressure campaign

Chamber responded Wednesday by characterizing the Times articles as “falsely” alleging the group...To paraphrase: We don’t promote smoking. We do stand in support of the business that promotes smoking. Clear as the smoke they’re blowing up our … nostrils
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Jul 3, 2015 11:08
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Why is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce fighting for tobacco?

Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest trade group. But there are limits to what it should defend, especially when many members of the Chamber are health care organizations involved in smoking cessation programs.
Denver (CO) Post
added Jul 3, 2015 11:04
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US Chamber of Commerce Promotes Climate Denial. Why are You Surprised They Promote Tobacco Denial, too?

Climate Denial Crock of the Week with Peter Sinclair (blog)
added Jul 3, 2015 11:01
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Thomas Donohue Sells US Chamber Of Commerce To Big Tobacco

UCSF's Industry Documents Digital Library is an invaluable source for such topics. ... R.J. Reynolds (RJR) By March 1998, Donohue had also sought $100,000/year for two years from RJR and got the first payment later that year. A few excerpts from the 6-pa
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added Jul 3, 2015 10:59
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EDITORIAL: Tarred by Tobacco

Now that it is clear what kind of pro-tobacco advocacy the chamber is carrying out, the organization’s members, particularly in the health care industry, ought to speak out. Do they want their names associated with such a blatant attempt to stop governme
New York Times
added Jul 3, 2015 10:46
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