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ARCHIVE: MINTZ: The ACLU and the Tobacco Companies

Glasser’s response is rooted in "Allies: The ACLU and the Tobacco Industry," a report I had released in July 1993. "Allies" drew press coverage focusing on the Union’s solicitation and acceptance of $500,000 from Philip Morris, the leading cigarette maker
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:37
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[Asia-pacific] McELRATH: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Finds Its New Mission — Global Drug Pusher

The ink on the infamous, secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership has barely dried, and already, USCOC chief executive Thomas J. Donohoe is looking to sue sovereign governments under forthcoming trade agreements. It is the realization of our worst dystopian n
Ring Of Fire Radio: Robert Kennedy Jr, Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder
added Jul 3, 2015 11:44
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GILBERT: The U.S. Chamber, Fanning the Flames of Tobacco Smoke Internationally

Countries need to recognize that the U.S. Chamber is not the U.S. government, nor is it representative of the broad swath of U.S. businesses and push back to protect their population’s health.
CitizenVox (Public Citizen)
added Jul 3, 2015 11:32
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[Massachusetts] MCDONOUGH: US Chamber of Commerce’s shameful tobacco work

When I was a state representative in Boston in the 1980s and ’90s, I spent lots of time visiting chambers...How much is the tobacco industry paying the Chamber for their work in defense of the unfettered right of tobacco companies to sell their addictive
CommonWealth magazine
added Jul 3, 2015 11:28
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ROBBERSON: U.S. Chamber stands up for big tobacco in international pressure campaign

Chamber responded Wednesday by characterizing the Times articles as “falsely” alleging the group...To paraphrase: We don’t promote smoking. We do stand in support of the business that promotes smoking. Clear as the smoke they’re blowing up our … nostrils
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Jul 3, 2015 11:08
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FOX: Why the Chamber of Commerce Shills for Tobacco

Fighting tobacco regulation is clearly at odds with the public interest...It's also, well, despicable. Maybe this will be the issue that finally puts a halt to the almost purely mercenary turn the organization has taken under Donohue.
Bloomberg View
added Jul 3, 2015 10:22
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[Ireland, USA] O'DOWD: Big Tobacco’s sleazy Irish American enforcer Thomas J. Donohue

The Irish American Brooklyn native...who's paid $3.7million a year in part to promote tobacco and its inevitable outcome, lung cancer, will have none of it. He also flies in a private jet when promoting his ‘defend tobacco’ message. He warned Irish lead
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:29
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[Minnesota] CARMONA: Proposed ban on flavored tobacco in Minneapolis is counterproductive

to ban sales of flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores is contrary to the principles of good public health policy, ignores scientific evidence and could have the unintended consequence of keeping current smokers smoking — and dying.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 2, 2015 20:42
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[Arizona] SCHAPIRA: Protecting kids from smoke in cars is hardly 'foolish'

Tempe City Council unanimously passed an ordinance in May prohibiting smoking with kids in cars...Given the research and the seriousness of the issue, The Republic's comparison of this ordinance to efforts to restrict access to junk food and soda is absur
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jul 2, 2015 20:40
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[Ohio] BIG TOBACCO'S NEW ASSAULT ON OUR CHILDREN

E-cigarettes are the new frontier in tobacco companies’ quest to get kids addicted while they are young. After just a few years on the market, minors’ use of e-cigarettes has now surpassed their use of traditional cigarettes. According to a report from
Ashland (OH) Times Gazette
added Jul 2, 2015 11:11
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