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[Massachusetts] GILLESPIE: Big Tobacco still capitalizing on kids

I recently stopped by a convenience store in North Weymouth, an establishment that primarily sells candy, lottery tickets, and tobacco/vaping products. The small store was filled with posters colorfully advertising for both Juul and Blu (no pun intended)
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 4, 2018 17:01
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds must getting worried that they are going to lose in San Francisco

On May 1, RJ Reynolds "contributed" another $2.5 million in cash and $40,000 in nonmonetary contributions to its No on Prop E campaign in its effort to overturn San Francisco's law ending the sale of flavored tobacco products. This brings their total to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 9, 2018 14:19
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How the Tobacco Industry May Be Compromising the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

There is a lot to think about in the contents of this article. The authors themselves have a long successful track record of discovering the influence of tobacco industry funding in partnering with non-profits like UNICEF and will make you want to read m
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 4, 2018 20:46
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ROGERS: Alaska must push smoke-free workplace bill through

It was disappointing to read the editorial regarding smoke-free workplaces, especially because I believe that the News-Miner took a position of support several years ago, when work on this legislation began. I have long been in favor of smoke free environ
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added May 3, 2018 16:57
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Secret Philip Morris Files Show What the Tobacco Giant Knew About Addiction

the company scapegoated the chemical as the solitary driver of addiction. By placing the blame on nicotine, company scientists drew attention away from a potential public health focus on biological, social, psychological, and environmental factors that co
Inverse
added May 3, 2018 19:36
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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GLANTZ: UNICEF “Muted” on Tobacco Control for Children After Partnerships with Tobacco Industry Organizations

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously se
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:57
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GLANTZ: Even more evidence for a gateway effect for e-cigs to cigarette smoking, this time from Germany

There are now so many of these gateway studies that I have lost count. The amazing thing is the consistency of findings. All show a gateway effect for e-cigarettes with the odds of subsequent smoking increased by a factor of 2-3, except for England, wh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:56
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[Asia, India] PRASAD: Scary, yet banal

Contrary to tobacco companies’ claims, there is now empirical evidence that large, graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco products have a telling effect on consumer behaviour. From 38% in 2009-10, the proportion of cigarette smokers in India who thought of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:39
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[Wisconsin] Bill Berry: Welcome to the United States of Addiction

My grandpa smoked Pall Mall cigarettes until the day he died of lung cancer. All the while, the tobacco industry told him cigarettes weren’t harmful... Addiction is big business
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Apr 30, 2018 18:31
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