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[California] Tobacco Companies’ Campaign Commits Cyberfraud to Trick Voters

In an illegal and unscrupulous attempt to mislead voters, a public relations firm that works for tobacco companies was redirecting visitors to the web address “YesOnProposition56.org” to a tobacco company-financed site attacking Proposition 56.
Yes on 56.org
added Aug 26, 2016 17:08
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Walgreens Feels Tobacco Heat

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, which also is a Walgreens shareholder, announced the filing of a proposal...“the sale of tobacco products, which are known to carry serious health risks, in Walgreens pharmacies exposes the company to signifi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 26, 2016 17:03
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[Asia, India] Farmers seek to participate in Tobacco control summit

"We have written to the government that FAIFA as representatives of Tobacco farmers be included in the official Indian delegation to COP7," Murali Babu, FAIFA General Secretary, said. "Allowing tobacco farmers to take part in the deliberations will unde
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 25, 2016 19:48
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Letter to President Obama

Since 2009, we along with others in the national tobacco control community have implored the FDA to exercise its authority and place a ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes, just as it did for the other flavored cigarettes. Research confirms that a menth
African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC)
added Aug 25, 2016 05:10
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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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Tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies in Poland: legal aspects and industry practices [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies, like all corporations, have a fiduciary duty to maximise profits to shareholders. For that reason, they use all legal or quasi-legal means to prevent, delay or change policies that could potentially harm their profits, even if those po
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:30
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LGBT organisation successfully advocated for ban on tobacco promotions in San Jose, California

Recently, the tobacco companies released advertisements linking tobacco use with contemporary LGBT issues (eg, freedom to smoke likened to freedom to marry, figure 1)8 and LGBT pride.9 ,10
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:24
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EDITORIAL: The tobacco industry's deadly distortions of history [FREE FULL TEXT]

as Callard's study shows, the industry still employs historians to whitewash the history of the tobacco industry in the courtroom....As the industry brings new tobacco and nicotine products to market in its efforts to ensnare yet another generation of you
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:15
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[Wisconsin] Kwik Trip Owners Hold Fundraiser for Presidential Candidate

The owners of the Kwik Trip convenience-store chain were among the sponsors of a $2,700-per-person fundraiser on Aug. 16 in La Crosse, Wis., for...Trump...491 Kwik Trip and Kwik Star convenience stores, as well as...Tobacco Outlet Plus stores
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:39
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[Virginia] MURILLO: Tobacco regulation needs to support innovation

consumers are increasingly interested in trying innovative tobacco products. Newer technologies may hold the promise for harm reduction...At Altria, we are committed to working with FDA and other interested stakeholders to help make this potential a reali
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 19, 2016 17:48
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