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THACKER: Science That Is Bought and Paid For / Inside the Academic Journal That Corporations Love

“Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology is a vanity journal...I later outed Milloy in the New Republic for being on the payroll of the tobacco companies while writing articles for FoxNews.com that disparaged the science of second-hand smoke. And, in 2007
Cornucopia Institute
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] KABANDA: Tobacco’s ill effects surpass terrorists’ threats

[BAT's] Kenyan subsidiary filed a High court civil suit claiming that Kenya’s Tobacco Control regulations were unconstitutional. The court ruled in favour of health... These same provisions are in Uganda’s Tobacco Control Act of 2015. The court of appeal
The Observer (ug)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[New Zealand] Government refusal to protect children in smoky cars

“The Government’s recent decision not to introduce smokefree cars for children is a missed opportunity to protect children from a major health hazard and contradicts their claim that they view protecting children from second-hand-smoke as a priority,” sa
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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GLANTZ: Factual text vs emotional pictures in cigarette warning labels is a false dichotomy

The FDA’s initial effort to implement graphic warning labels was blocked by the courts because warnings are supposed to be “factual” not “emotional.” Lucy Popova and colleagues just published a nice paper showing that this is a false dichotomy. The pap
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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[North Dakota] McDONOUGH: Keep tobacco firms away from kids

The fight to protect our kids from tobacco is facing new threats both here in North Dakota and in Congress. Our state lawmakers voted to eliminate BreatheND — also known as the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy — which has he
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Apr 24, 2017 23:07
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HENDLIN: For an Earth Free of Tobacco Waste

For Earth Day, we’re taking a look into how much the world sacrifices to produce this completely unnecessary product. The environmental costs of tobacco fare no better than the health costs of using tobacco. As the 1995 World Health Organization (WHO) Be
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 23, 2017 00:01
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Tell Trump to Fire U.S. Surgeon General

Sign our petition, which will be delivered to the president's office, asking President Trump to fire the Surgeon General and replace him with someone who actually cares about tobacco harm reduction and saving lives.
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 22, 2017 23:51
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[California] ALENCASTRO: Cigarette tax is unfair

the burden of tobacco taxes should be placed on the shoulders of corporations when their tobacco enters California and tax revenue should be used to offer solutions for people who are addicted. It should not be the responsibility of the poor to fund Calif
The Coast Report (Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:30
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CANDISKY: We smoke too much in Ohio, so our health-ranking stinks

If Ohio cut its smoking rate, it would save lives and potentially millions in health-care costs... Even worse, more than 1 in 10 children live in homes with tobacco users and are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, 49th highest in the nation.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 12:46
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CURTIS: Hold the Tobacco Industry Responsible for Harming our Global Environment

responsibility for the serious, global environmental damage resulting from the production, use and disposal of tobacco products. It’s time for new regulations that hold the tobacco industry responsible for contaminating the environment, humans, and animal
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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