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REPUBLICANS ARE USING BIG TOBACCO’S SECRET SCIENCE PLAYBOOK TO GUT HEALTH RULES

The small group of lawyers and PR strategists orchestrating the secret science effort are closely tied to those attacking the EPA from within. All have connections to either big tobacco, oil, or both — and almost all have been affiliated with a small, ri
The Intercept
added Feb 13, 2017 03:56
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BIRR: Vapers Look To Trump To Save Industry From The ‘War On E-Cigarettes’

Experts in the electronic cigarette industry are appealing to President Donald Trump to kill a Food and Drug Administration rule threatening to wipe out a majority of vape business across the U.S. The FDA passed a rule finalized in May forcing e-cigaret
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Feb 6, 2017 03:34
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REPUBLICANS WANT TO MAKE THE EPA GREAT AGAIN BY GUTTING HEALTH REGULATIONS

the House Committee on Science Science, Space, and Technology is expected to hold a hearing...lawyers and PR strategists orchestrating the secret science effort...have connections to either big tobacco, oil, or both — and almost all have been affiliated w
The Intercept
added Feb 5, 2017 15:27
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GLANTZ: Republicans Want to Make the EPA Great Again by Gutting Health Regulations (with lots of tobacco ties)

Lerner just posted a great story on efforts to redefine science to make issuing health regulations almost impossible. The people involved have lots of tobacco ties... “The Secret Science Reform Act,” a bill that would limit the EPA to using only data tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 5, 2017 15:23
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Democratic state attorneys general begin Trump pushback

State attorneys general have a history of banding together. Most notably, a series of lawsuits from them led to the 1998 tobacco industry settlement under which cigarette makers agreed to pay states more than $200 billion over 25 years.
Cape Cod (MA) Times
added Jan 31, 2017 18:12
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Nicopure Labs Responds to Report on Reshaping the U.S. Tobacco Policy

The report – authored by Clive Bates, director at Counterfactual, Eli Lehrer, president and co-founder of R Street Institute and David Sweanor, adjunct professor of law at University of Ottawa – highlights eight federal strategies to fight smoking, promo
PR Newswire
added Jan 31, 2017 15:10
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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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Colorado gets an 'A' for smoke-free air, 'F' for tobacco prevention and cessation funding

The American Lung Association in Colorado released a list of actions they are asking to be taken by elected officials or voters to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke including: increasing the tobacco tax that currently stands at 70 cents
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:04
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Tripling tobacco taxes: Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

How can greater reductions in smoking be achieved in the next decade and contribute to reaching the health and social targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? We review some key issues in the epidemiology and economics of global tob
Peking Press (au)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:02
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] ‘Higher tobacco taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade’— Carreras

Carreras Limited says it notes, with grave concern, the release from the Ministry of Health advising that portfolio minister Dr Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organisation’s call for heavy taxation on the tobacco
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:13
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