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‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

(JT) in 1986 established the Smoking Research Foundation (SRF)...launched with the covert goal of influencing tobacco policy both inside and outside Japan...represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:36
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[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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[Georgia] Trump's top health official traded tobacco stock while leading anti-smoking efforts

CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald bought shares in a global tobacco giant even as her previous holdings were under review...Purchases included between $1,001 and $15,000 of Japan Tobacco, one of the largest such companies in the world, which sells four toba
Politico
added Jan 31, 2018 16:02
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[Japan] BIRR: POPULARITY OF A SMOKING ALTERNATIVE IS CAUSING CIGARETTE SALES TO TANK

An alternative tobacco technology that drastically cuts harms from smoking is causing cigarette sales to plummet at an “astounding” pace in Japan. A press released Friday from Japan Tobacco (JT) shows the record declines the company has experienced in c
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:44
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Japanese Domestic Cigarette Sales Results for December 2017 (Preliminary Report) (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:44
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Tobacco’s a Hot Prospect in 2018

Bennett writes that Philip Morris should benefit from the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee's review of its iQOS system expected next week, which could help it gain ground after recent pressures. At Altria, he writes that the focus will be on
Barron's
added Jan 22, 2018 05:45
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Arrested ex-CIA agent was fired from tobacco firm after suspicions he was spying for China

A former colleague of ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee – who was arrested in the United States on Monday – has revealed details of how he was fired from a cigarette company in Hong Kong amid suspicions he was leaking sensitive information to Chinese auth
South China Morning Post
added Jan 19, 2018 10:13
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[China, USA] Arrested Former C.I.A. Officer Had Ties to Chinese Spies, Ex-Colleague Says

The former colleague, who worked with Mr. Lee at Japan Tobacco International, said he was viewed at the company with mistrust and was fired as a result, before he came under intense F.B.I. scrutiny as a possible turncoat. Executives at Japan Tobacco info
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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BUZZ -Imperial shares fizzle after Japan Tobacco CEO dampens deal chatter

** Imperial Brands shares down 2.6 percent on Thursday, touching their lowest level since August 2015 ** Shares down 4.5 percent in two days, after chief executive of larger rival Japan Tobacco signaled on Wednesday interest in acquisitions other than I
Reuters
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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New markets call to Japan Tobacco

Terabatake declined to comment on specific deals, including whether his company is interested in British rival Imperial Brands. Analysts said Japan Tobacco would probably be unable to buy Imperial’s entire business and would need to join forces with othe
BusinessLive (za)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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