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[Mid-east] New study uncovers tobacco industry's attempts to tackle 'threat' of Islam to smoking

Co-author Professor Kelley Lee, based at Simon Fraser University, said: "This paper provides further evidence of how the tobacco industry has sought to frame public policy debates in ways that, not only further its commercial interests, but undermine the
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 27, 2015 09:09
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Institute of Economic Affairs

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) is a London-based, influential, right-wing think tank. It is part of a very wide international network of similar organisations, offering financial, operational and strategic support to a large number of these.
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:44
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[UK] Christopher Snowdon

Christopher Snowdon is a writer and journalist who holds a history degree.... He is affiliated with with pro-smoking and libertarian organisations and think tanks: In January 2012, Snowdon became a Research Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs.[8]
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:43
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[UK] IEA: History of Close Ties with the Tobacco Industry

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was funded by British American Tobacco from 1963.[1] [2] In the 1970s, the IEA was being paid £2,500 by BAT... Tobacco industry documents reveal that Philip Morris identified the Institute of Economic Affairs as one of
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:41
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Piles of CIGARS scheduled to arrive at Hillary’s campaign office; too mean-spirited?

A website calling itself Send Clinton Cigars charges $3 to purchase and deliver a single cigar, $5 for two or $10 for five, with net proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project. ...cigars are a hallmark reminder of former President Bill Clinton’s dalli
BizPac Review
added Apr 26, 2015 16:35
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[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability to help smokers quit, "vaping" advocates argued Thursday to the attorney general's office. Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-toba
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability help smokers quit... Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-tobacco activists filled a hearing room to sound off on Attorney General Mau
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 24, 2015 14:19
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[China] Keller and Heckman Establishes Chinese Regulatory Working Group on Electronic Cigarettes

is forming a new coalition of stakeholders dedicated to the development of appropriate regulations and standards for electronic cigarettes (“e-cigs”) and e-liquids in China: the Chinese Regulatory Working Group on Electronic Cigarettes (the “Working Group
Keller and Heckman LLP
added Apr 24, 2015 13:13
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[UK] Slaying the dragon: how the tobacco industry refuses to die

The tobacco industry is using an increasing range of techniques to regain its influence over public policy making—with some alarming success, reports Jonathan Gornall
British Medical Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 11:31
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Henry I. Miller

In a 2012 article for the Hoover Institution criticizing the FDA's approach to tobacco products, Miller wrote that nicotine "is not particularly bad for you..." A 1994 memo written by the Apco Associates PR firm (now called Apco Worldwide) for Philip Mo
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Apr 24, 2015 10:41
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