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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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ARCHIVE: Turning free speech into corporate speech: Philip Morris' efforts to influence U.S. and European journalists regarding the U.S. EPA report on secondhand smoke.

what we report here is that even journalists can fall victim to well-orchestrated and presented public relations efforts regardless of their scientific validity. It is not clear how various professional media organizations oversee the ethical conduct of t
Preventive Medicine
added Feb 6, 2017 00:35
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ARCHIVE: Turning science into junk: the tobacco industry and passive smoking.

Lessons ... include a need for awareness of competing interests, for transparency concerning funding, and for adherence to rigorous quality assurance and peer review practices. The goal of "sound science" seems an admirable one; it should not, however, be
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:34
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ARCHIVE: Constructing "sound science" and "good epidemiology": tobacco, lawyers, and public relations firms.

Public health professionals need to be aware that the "sound science" movement...reflects sophisticated public relations campaigns controlled by industry executives and lawyers whose aim is to manipulate the standards of scientific proof to serve the corp
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:32
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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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