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CRA To Launch “The Stamp” Program for Cigarmakers

The next box of cigars you purchase might have a stamp of a cigar-toting patriot affixed to it..."The Stamp" is from Cigar Rights of America, a national advocacy organization whose mission is to to protect the rights of manufacturers, retailers, and consu
Cigar Aficionado
added Jul 27, 2016 13:48
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[Missouri] Tobacco tax campaign makes pitch to youth health advocates

Organizers of a ballot initiative to increase Missouri’s tobacco tax tabbed the increase at 60 cents because polling showed a $1 increase, which studies have shown prompt people to quit smoking, would not pass, a spokesman for the tax campaign told the Yo
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 23, 2016 00:29
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[Europe, Malta] Court to rule if Silvio Zammit's rights to a fair trial were breached

The Civil Court in its constitutional jurisdiction is to consider an application by former John Dalli canvasser Silvio Zammit claiming that his rights were breached in the compilation of evidence in a case where is is accused of requesting €60 million fr
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 21, 2016 19:53
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Court to rule on whether lengthy pre-trial breached Silvio Zammit's rights

The Magistrate hearing the compilation of evidence against Swedish Match bribery suspect Silvio Zammit has upheld a request to refer to a Constitutional court the issue of whether or not the prosecution's insistence on summoning an unco-operative foreign
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 21, 2016 16:14
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco and Oil Industries Used Same Researchers to Sway Public

Both industries hired public relations company Hill & Knowlton Inc., an influential New York firm, for outreach as early as 1956. And Theodor Sterling, a mathematics professor known for research on smoking that was favorable to the tobacco industry—Phili
Scientific American
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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OIL AND TOBACCO: THE SAME RESEARCHERS SWAYED PUBLIC OPINION ON SMOG AND CIGARETTES

The links between the two industries come naturally. Gas stations were and still are among the largest sellers of cigarettes. Conversely, cigarette sales form the largest percentage of gas station retail figures. Historically, there were many joint advert
Inquisitr
added Jul 21, 2016 13:59
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Greens say oil industry taught tobacco ‘playbook’

Energy In Depth, a blog project supported by the oil industry, downplayed the report, calling it the “most desperate pitch” by greens to draw parallels between tobacco and oil. The industry blog said the documents have been publicly released before, an
The Hill
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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SMOKE & FUMES

The oil industry used the tobacco playbook in its fight against climate science. But where did tobacco get that playbook? The oil industry used science, communications, and consumer psychology to shape the public debate over climate change and block act
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
added Jul 20, 2016 20:03
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Tobacco and Oil Industries Used Same Researchers to Sway Public

“From the 1950s onward, the oil and tobacco firms were using not only the same PR firms and same research institutes, but many of the same researchers,” CIEL President Carroll Muffett said in a statement. “Again and again we found both the PR firms and t
Scientific American
added Jul 20, 2016 19:48
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New Documents Reveal Denial Playbook Originated with Big Oil, Not Big Tobacco

research by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)... “Big Oil created the organized apparatus of doubt,” Muffett said. “It used the same playbook of misinformation, obfuscation, and research laundered through front groups to attack science
Common Dreams
added Jul 20, 2016 19:41
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