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[Minnesota] WILLIAMS: Flavored tobacco: Sales restriction shifts products but doesn't stop underage use

Why did the Minneapolis City Council rush to pass an ordinance to eliminate flavored tobacco sales at convenience stores? With little or no input from retailers, it has crafted a solution that does nothing to eliminate underage tobacco use. As a parent,
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 14, 2015 20:57

[Australia] GRAY: Wonder how American tobacco companies can sue countries for antismoking campaigns?

ISDS issue goes beyond the TPP itself. As the Chamber’s fight on behalf of tobacco companies illustrates, even if the TPP stalls or if that provision falls out of the agreement, international companies can still sue countries, right now, under existing in
Washington Post
added Jul 8, 2015 21:59


Corruption and distorted facts are driving the clampdown on vaping.
spiked (uk)
added Jun 24, 2015 16:33

CDC Lying About Financial Conflicts of Interest and Failing to Disclose Big Pharma Funding When It Releases Statements About E-Cigarettes

also lying about electronic cigarettes being a gateway to smoking and condemning millions of kids to a lifetime of addiction. The agency's funding from pharmaceutical companies that stand to lose severely if electronic cigarettes are promoted creates a cl
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:40

REICH: Trans Pacific Trickle-Down Economics

Big tobacco is already using an identical provision to sue developing nations that are trying to get their populations off nicotine. The tobacco companies are demanding these nations compensate them for lost cigarette sales.
OpEd News (blog)
added May 3, 2015 15:39

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reflections on a 38-year career in public health advocacy: 10 pieces of advice to early career researchers and advocates

I learnt a big lesson very quickly: sunlight makes a very strong antiseptic for malodorous health policy. And there is no sunlight stronger than getting an issue major media attention. I soon discovered that there were remarkably few analytical historie
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:19

[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Still on the Tobacco Control Bill

While a well regulated tobacco industry is desirable and welcome by all, it is important that the regulation that seeks to achieve this is sufficiently cognizant of all contending issues such that it is balanced and does not ultimately create worse proble
This Day (ng)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:39

GLANTZ: James Enstrom is talking about filing an ethics complaint against me and other scientists in Merchants of Doubt

Enstrom, an epidemiologist with a long history of working for tobacco and other corporate interests, is urging people to file ethics complaints against me and other scientists who appear in the new movie "Merchants of Doubt" through our universities.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 16, 2015 11:10

[Uruguay, USA] ELIZABETH WARREN: The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause everyone should oppose

The provision, an increasingly common feature of trade agreements, is called “Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” or ISDS. . . Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay... the only winners will be multinational corporations.
Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52

[Asia] BLUM: This Normal Life: Smoking at an Israeli wedding

Is this a thing: Smoking on the dance floor at a wedding? My wife and I attended the nuptials....I was overwhelmed by the cigarettes. It wasn’t everyone, but it was a lot. At times, it seemed every third dancer was waving around a lit stick of tobacco.
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 5, 2015 10:16
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