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Review: ‘Merchants of Doubt,’ Separating Science From Spin

“Merchants of Doubt” links cigarettes and climate — with a fascinating and troubling detour into an investigation by The Chicago Tribune of the flame-retardant industry — by noting that both the playbook and many of the players are the same.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2015 10:41
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[Kentucky] Editorial | Free smoke-free bill

“Live long and prosper” ... Except Mr. Nimoy couldn’t live by that advice.... Really? The lives of Kentuckians aren’t a priority?... contact the legislature at 1-800-372-7181. Better yet, tell lawmakers in person. Mr. Robinson’s committee meets Thursday
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 3, 2015 13:40
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[Ireland] Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND State agencies have, since 2013, paid out close to€4 million in consultancy fees to companies who have also represented the interests of Big Tobacco. Figures from seven government departments show that in the last two years alo
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:21
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EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco in Florida: Bill Would Cap Punitive Damages

these plaintiffs who continued to fight after the Florida Supreme Court's ruling — who amount to a sliver of what the industry could be fighting today — deserve their day in court, however that might turn out, either for them or for the industry.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Mar 3, 2015 08:38
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[New York] NYSSA Rallied in Opposition to Recently Proposed Legislation Seeking to Tax Electronic Cigarettes and Ban Indoor Use

New Yorkers for Smarter Smoking Alternatives (NYSSA), is a coalition comprised of local retailers, wholesalers and distributors, and adult members of the public who have come together to actively oppose the recent attempts by New York State to place harsh
PR Newswire
added Mar 2, 2015 23:39
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[New Zealand] Anti-smoking group urges NZ to adopt plain tobacco packaging

But Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) spokeswoman Stephanie Erick said New Zealand was falling behind on plain packaging. "We must not allow the tobacco industry to slow the momentum that has been set," she said.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:44
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[Maine] Renewed Battle Underway Over Tobacco Settlement Funds

Opponents of Gov. Paul LePage’s plan to divert tobacco settlement money away from the Fund for a Healthy Maine and move it into more direct smoking cessation treatment through Medicaid, turned out in force in Augusta today.
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:37
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[Philippines] Advocates push tighter tobacco control

Dr. Mary Assunta, SEATCA policy advisor, said the number of deaths from smoking is now at an alarming level as the group urged the Aquino administration to review the tobacco control program to minimize the number of casualties.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 20:27
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[Florida] Attempt to regulate public e-cigarette use in Boca goes up in smoke ($$)

"vaping," or using e-cigs, still will be allowed everywhere in the city. A proposal to regulate the use of e-cigarettes in public parts of the city dissipated Tuesday night amid concerns there was too little medical information about them. The City Cou
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 1, 2015 12:56
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[Florida] Vaping activists to converge on Boca Raton city council tomorrow

Supporters are encouraging business owners as well as those who vape to attend the city council meeting happening Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Boca Raton City Hall located at 201 W Palmetto Park Rd in Boca Raton at 6:00 p.m. Other who are not able t
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:56
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