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[North Carolina] Big Tobacco is back trying to influence elections – especially in NC

activity was its steepest in 14 years, as it spent more than $1.1 million to support Grow NC Strong, a group that attacked Deborah Ross, who ran an unsuccessful challenge against Sen. Richard Burr...attack ad against Ross that had nothing to do with tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Feb 11, 2017 17:12
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[Australia] SOHLBERG: Plain Packaging and Warning Labels—While the WTO is Examining the Legality of Packaging and Labeling Requirements that Prohibit the Use of Lawfully Registered Trademarks on Tobacco Products, Researchers Promote Their Use on Soft Drinks and Alcoh

Honduras, Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba allege that plain packaging is an unjustifiable encumbrance ...Given the drive by...health researchers of promoting tobacco-like regulation in the food and beverage sector, the industry will need to pay clo
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 11, 2017 00:41
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[Washington] Plan would allow cigar lounges, but workers would have to be smokers — and take a test to prove it

But this year, to get around concerns that the lounges would expose workers to secondhand smoke, they’re proposing something new: Cigar lounges could only hire smokers as employees. And those employees would have to take a blood test to prove that they
The Olympian (WA)
added Feb 10, 2017 18:01
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Battling Menthol Restrictions, R.J. Reynolds Reaches Out to Sharpton, Other Black Leaders

hot button issue of police harassment...quietly enlisted black groups and leaders, including civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton and ex-Florida Congressman Kendrick B. Meek, to hold meetings at prominent black churches on the theme of “Decriminalizing
FairWarning
added Feb 10, 2017 16:01
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[Europe, UK, USA] LEZARD: Smoking kills – and now that Trump is president, I don't care

I now see where so many votes for Brexit, and for Trump, came from. From people who don’t like to be told what to do, and will do the opposite of what they’re told for as long as they can. God help me, and God help us all.
New Statesman (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:59
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Buying a box of cigarettes in Ireland could eventually cost €30

Saturday marked World Cancer Day and the Irish Cancer Society is asking the government to make a huge increase in the cost of cigarettes in Ireland. The ICS say one-in-four cancer deaths are caused by smoking tobacco and they want to help reduce that fi
Joe.ie (ie)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:15
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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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ARCHIVE: ‘To quarterback behind the scenes, third-party efforts’: the tobacco industry and the Tea Party [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is important for tobacco control advocates in the USA and internationally, to anticipate and counter Tea Party opposition to tobacco control policies and ensure that policymakers, the media and the public understand the longstanding connection between
Tobacco Control
added Feb 6, 2017 00:52
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ARCHIVE: Legislating “Sound Science”: The Role of the Tobacco Industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

In the late 1990s, in an effort to dispute the link between secondhand smoke and lung cancer, Philip Morris initiated a campaign to legislate "sound science."...to form coalitions and work-groups, develop a "data integrity" outreach program, sponsor symp
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:49
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ARCHIVE: Science for hire: a tobacco industry strategy to influence public opinion on secondhand smoke.

In this report, we detail the pervasive nature of the so-called ETS Consultants Program, outline the wide range of activities undertaken by the consultants, and highlight the role of the industry's corporate attorneys in creating and managing this program
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 6, 2017 00:44
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