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Ted Koppel's Fight to Make COPD Headline News

Even though she had quit years earlier, Grace Anne was a former smoker. She also had a history of respiratory infections, including one that landed her in the hospital. "These should have been clues that I was susceptible to developing lung disease, but
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 09:45
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NCD ADVOCACY REPORT: Fool Me Twice (PDF)

This report offers evidence that the same unacceptable practices used by the tobacco industry are being employed by the food and alcohol mega-industries and argues that governments should consider policies to curtail such influence on public health policy
VitalStrategies.org
added Dec 7, 2017 22:28
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LEE: Are Food And Beverage Companies Re-Running The Big Tobacco Playbook?

Vital Strategies is asking about various multi-national food, soda, and alcohol companies in its just released report entitled Fool Me Twice. Their report presents evidence that certain giant companies are repeating what Big Tobacco companies did for over
Forbes
added Dec 7, 2017 22:13
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[Indiana] LAUTENBERG: THE HAZARDOUS NOMINEE WHO COULD LEAD THE EPA'S CHEMICAL SAFETY PROGRAM

As a Senator, my late husband, Frank Lautenberg, made it his mission to fight for the health of Americans...Dourson is certainly not unique in doing this kind of work: There are plenty of scientists who worked for big tobacco, and more recently the chemi
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:33
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5 strategies for passing local laws against flavored tobacco

Young people — especially African-American youth — are getting hooked on tobacco by first trying these flavored products. In fact, in 2014, the majority of high school students who smoked a cigarette in the past 30 days used menthol cigarettes, mint-flav
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[Canada] LETTER: Truth about Canadian health care

The Fraser Institute is a think tank, Canada’s Heritage Foundation, financed by money that is often untraceable... In the 1990’s, for example, tobacco companies financed “studies” by these Fraser people to prove that second hand smoke was not harmful.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:32
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[Europe] EU health boss Andriukaitis ‘does not listen’

Peter van der Mark is the Secretary-General of ESTA, the European Smoking Tobacco Association. This opinion-piece is in reaction to an interview published last week.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:09
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DoSomething.org and truth® Partner With Actor Dexter Darden for #MyBigRegret

In 2011, the FDA had an opportunity to ban menthols, but due to a "lack of research," they never did. Despite the FDA's own scientific review concluding that menthol cigarettes pose a public health risk above that seen with non-menthol cigarettes, mentho
PR Newswire
added Dec 5, 2017 17:45
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[Canada] PAPAIOANNOY: Ontario's 'Solution' To Vaping Won't Just Hurt Our Business, It'll Risk Your Health

I proudly own a vape shop. I get called a lot of things as a strong-minded woman willing to speak my mind in a misunderstood industry. But one thing that I hate being called is "vaping enthusiast." Seriously, folks? It's no longer a fad. It's a growing i
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:58
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[California] HANSEN: Time to put an end to Big Tobacco’s lies

elected officials must seize the opportunity to put an end to the industry’s lies and manipulation by passing and implementing public health policies that finally eradicate the tremendous human and economic toll of tobacco use.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Dec 4, 2017 15:12
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