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[California] Health Groups and Children’s Advocates Take on Big Tobacco’s Dishonest Campaign Tactics

SACRAMENTO – Health groups and children’s advocates delivered a stark message to Big Tobacco’s front door in Sacramento today, dumping 5,600 toe tags from a body bag, representing the number of children who will start smoking this year and later die from
Yes on
added Oct 11, 2016 21:31

[California] Long Beach Leaders and Community Members Stand Up to Big Tobacco’s Outrageous Claims about Prop 56

Councilmember Roberto Uranga, Vice President of LBUSD Board of Education Megan Kerr, Long Beach Community College Trustee Doug Otto and other health and education leaders from Long Beach communities united to denounce a new lie-filled, tobacco industry-fu
Yes on
added Oct 11, 2016 21:31

[California] AM Alert: Health groups put heat on tobacco over Prop 56

heart, lung and cancer groups are raising the stakes and conjuring up images of dead children in a new attack on the tobacco industry opposing a $2 cigarette tax increase on the November ballot. The health groups are dropping 5,600 “toe tags,” used to ide
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 11, 2016 18:40

[North Dakota] Letter: Anti-Measure 4 lies are from Big Tobacco

They are spending nearly 4 million dollars in lies and false statements to try to convince voters to reject Measure 4 (because it would cost them customers and money). Don't be fooled, North Dakota. Don't buy into more lies from big tobacco. VOTE YES ON
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Oct 11, 2016 20:48

[California] Big Tobacco Forced to Pull Down Campaign Ad After Latest Big Lie is Exposed

Big Tobacco’s ads claimed the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is opposed to Proposition 56. One small problem: It’s simply not true... The false claims were made in two separate ads for the Tobacco-funded No campaign, which were taken off the air
Yes on
added Oct 11, 2016 02:12

Sponsorship of National Health Organizations by Two Major Soda Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

Lessons can be learned from the history of tobacco companies...American Cancer Society (ACS) Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Institutes of Health American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) American Lung Association American Medical Association (AM
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 10, 2016 17:15

Soda Giants Are Likened to Big Tobacco in Report About Lobbying

Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc.’s actions in battling anti-soda legislation and sponsoring health organizations resemble the tactics used for years by tobacco and alcohol giants, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicin
Bloomberg News
added Oct 10, 2016 17:12

[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] TPP trade deal: plain packaging challenge triggered 'hysteria', lawyer tells MPs

Lawyer for Philip Morris’s bid to take Australia to court over cigarette laws says Australia has nothing to fear from trade deals that allow investor-state disputes
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:39

[New Zealand] International anti-smoking campaigners' ten messages on e-cigarettes

Briton Clive Bates and Canadian David Sweanor make the case for regulating e-cigarettes almost as lightly as coffee in their submission to a Ministry of Health review into legalising e-cigarettes... ON LEGALISING E-CIGARETTES... "It would be unethical t
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:05

[UK] The best PM that Britain never had: Amid a sea of plastic politicians, Ken Clarke stands out as a man who put his principles before power - as his all too human memoir reveals, says DOMINIC SANDBROOK

pocketing a handsome sum in return for taking part-time jobs with the medical firm Unichem and, most infamously, British American Tobacco. Later, understandably, Mr Clarke came in for considerable flak for accepting the tobacco giant’s money. But there is
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:14
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