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Big Tobacco Makes a Comeback in California: Even Democrats Are Taking Money From Tobacco Companies | The Snitch

The tobacco industry is tightening its grip on California politics in attempt to block anti-tobacco legislation — and its working, according to a new study from UCSF. Big tobacco has donated some $64 million to various political campaigns over the last s
San Francisco Weekly
added Oct 29, 2014 10:16
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

But Matthew L. Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state l
New York Times
added Oct 29, 2014 09:41
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[Malta] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg rules out Parliament, but not politics

But Dr Borg continues to steer clear from commenting on the circumstances which brought him to the European Commission in the first place: Mr Dalli's resignation after a manufacturer of snus - a form of smokeless oral tobacco native to Sweden and illegal
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 27, 2014 22:00
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[UK] Calls for smoking ban on beaches as litter chokes sea life

Cornwall-based Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) said action must be taken to reduce marine litter by 50% in the next six years and the consequences of failing to act are unthinkable. The group, which is based in St Agnes, has presented a legal framework to
Western Morning News (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:15
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[Russia] Tobacco Firms Call on Putin to Keep Cigarettes Cheap

Russia's tobacco companies sent a letter to President Putin imploring him to oppose a parliamentary initiative to set a minimum price on tobacco products.
St. Petersburg Times (ru)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:03
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UCSF report: California Tobacco Control Program under threat

Once a highly successful program and international model, the state's anti-tobacco efforts now appear to be waning due to the decreased spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program, a resurgence of the tobacco industry in state politics, and t
News-Medical.net
added Oct 26, 2014 20:15
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Child labor on tobacco farms fought

Two years after the Obama administration backed off a rule that would have banned children from dangerous agriculture jobs, public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2014 19:30
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Russian Tobacco Firms Call on Putin to Keep Cigarettes Cheap

Russia's tobacco companies sent a letter to President Putin imploring him to oppose a parliamentary initiative to set a minimum price on tobacco products.
Moscow Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:14
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Imperial Tobacco Canada | Nova Scotia media reports suggesting e-cigarette ban are extremely worrisome

Imperial Tobacco Canada hopes recent news reports that suggest the Nova Scotia government intends to treat electronic cigarettes like traditional cigarettes are unfounded. Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says regulating e-cigarettes, which do not co
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:02
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Tobacco Control in California, 2007-2014: A Resurgent Tobacco Industry While Inflation Erodes the California Tobacco Control Program (308 pp) (PDF)

Countering a resurging tobacco industry will require advocates to be much more visible and assertive in challenging politicians who take tobacco money. Progress on tobacco control has been concentrated at the local level where policymakers are relatively
eScholarship
added Oct 24, 2014 10:02
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