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[New York] ROSS: A relentless battler for real science

She saw through the mis- and disinformation campaigns promulgated by poseurs of many stripes, from the Big Tobacco spin on the “cancer epidemic” — which she rightly saw as an attempt to distract from the real culprit, cigarettes
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:33
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[New York] ARCHIVE: Big pay, low payoff at NYC nonprofit

Whelan, 69, who has a doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health and founded the nonprofit in 1978, brushed off criticism. “We are more active than ever before"... Current projects include...Ross’ testimony on “reduced-risk tobacco” at an FDA hea
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:31
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Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70

it has also argued for controls on handguns and tobacco sales...the council... has disparaged critics of smokeless tobacco... She wrote a total of 27 books. Several attacked the tobacco industry for lack of openness
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2014 22:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco firms’ interference biggest threat to control effort

“Tobacco transnationals like BAT, Philip Morris, and Japan Tobacco have used political influence to whittle down or defeat tobacco legislation across the globe,” said Philip Jakpor, NATT Nigeria Spokesperson. “Article 5.3 (of the Framework Convention on T
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:49
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Tobacco pulls Left to defend states' rights

their litany of complaints against the Trans-Pacific Partnership... "States' rights? Yes. The right to regulate things like tobacco," Maine Attorney General Janet Mills... "No free-trade agreement has the ability to overturn state or federal law," ALEC's
Washington DC Examiner
added Sep 17, 2014 06:45
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[Missouri] AUDIO: E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For New Federal Rules

BRAVE is not opposed to what Moll has described as "rational regulations" including detailed labeling and not selling to minors. The e-cigarette sector in Missouri is marking a victory on one of those fronts after lawmakers in Jefferson City decided to
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:35
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BAT R&D

This app provides an interactive overview of British American Tobacco's Group Research & Development; our current capability and future goals to leverage world-class science in developing and assessing novel technologies to create safer tobacco and nicot
Apple Computers
added Sep 15, 2014 13:50
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smokers oppose gov't plan to hike cigarette prices

A group of smokers called on the government Monday to shelve its plan to sharply raise cigarette prices, saying it will increase the financial burden on low-income people. Last week, the government announced it will push to raise the price of cigarettes
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Sep 15, 2014 12:50
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[Asia] Gathering support: ‘Naya Pakistan should be tobacco free’

A consumer rights campaigner has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairperson Imran Khan to direct Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to eradicate tobacco cultivation from the province.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54
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EDSALL: Who Needs a Smoke-Filled Room?

We don’t know who the contributors are to Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS because they can hide behind provisions in federal tax law... The lion’s share of grants made by Crossroads to other 501(c)(4)s went to Americans for Tax Reform, which got $26.4 million
New York Times
added Sep 11, 2014 14:27
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