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Forget Russia: Fake Social Media Accounts Can Spread Lies About Vaccination Safety, E-Cigarettes

USC researchers focused on how these bots promoted the notion that using electronic cigarettes helps people stop smoking, a conclusion not definitively supported by research...analyzed about 2.2 million e-cigarette-related posts on Twitter from Dec. 24 to
ScienceBlog
added Dec 21, 2017 20:32
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2017 Philip Morris International letter to Israeli government

A letter written by Philip Morris International to Israel's health minister in June 2017, asking the government to review the scientific data related to its reduced-risk product, iQOS.
DocumentCloud.org
added Dec 21, 2017 16:43
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The Philip Morris Files: Humming Along / PART 4: How Philip Morris is selling regulators on its hot new smoking device

executives are traversing the globe to lobby health authorities on the benefits of iQOS, the little machine the tobacco giant says is key to the company's future. The novel argument: While iQOS uses tobacco, it shouldn't be categorized as a cigarette beca
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:27
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[India] The Philip Morris Files Part 1: Treaty Blitz: Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

Reuters has found that Philip Morris International is running a secretive campaign to block or weaken treaty provisions that save millions of lives... has come to view it as a “regulatory runaway train” driven by “anti-tobacco extremists” – a description
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:20
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The Philip Morris Files / The secrets of the world’s biggest tobacco company

Part 1: Treaty Blitz... is using its vast resources against efforts to reduce smoking... Part 2: Marlboro Country...marketing cigarettes in India... Part 3: Clinical Complications....FDA for its iQOS...Part 4: Humming Along....lobbying health officials a
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:05
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Critics Accuse New Foundation of Acting as Smoke-Screen for Big Tobacco

Controversy is swirling around the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. This new non-profit organization has come under intense criticism from health agencies and anti-tobacco campaigners who accuse it of acting as a smoke-screen for Big Tobacco, a charge
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:39
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Tired of waiting for the feds, local groups target menthol cigarettes

In recent months, cities ranging from Oakland and Los Gatos, Calif., to Minneapolis and St. Paul have passed laws limiting the availability of menthol cigarettes, which health advocates say have a particular appeal to beginning smokers. St. Paul is the l
Salon Magazine
added Dec 20, 2017 22:37
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[UK] Tobacco safer when “heated not burnt” say manufacturers – health panel unconvinced

The committee in its report on these products to the Public Health England (PHE) writes that there are two such products which are widely sold in UK. These lead to 50 percent and 90 percent less exposure to harmful chemicals compared to traditional cigar
News-Medical.net
added Dec 20, 2017 22:29
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former navy secretary ray mabus on the culture of smoking in the military

“it’s one of the most embedded things that you ever see,” said former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus in an interview with Truth Initiative®... A pro-tobacco culture infiltrated the military, thanks in part to the heavy targeting of service members
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] National, Tokyo gov'ts split on indoor vaping ahead of 2020 Games

HNB products, in which users inhale vapor instead of smoke, are placed in the same category as paper-wrapped cigarettes under the Tobacco Business Act. Because of this, both HNB products and paper-wrapped cigarettes were subject to the original draft rev
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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