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SIEGEL: My Response to an Invitation to Consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Since Philip Morris International (PMI) continues to aggressively market cigarettes internationally and to aggressively fight public health efforts to reduce tobacco use, this is just not a project that I can participate in as a public health practitioner
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:35
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GLANTZ: I hope former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin reverses his endorsement of PMI's foundation

The Cancer Letter just published several related stories about the fact that former ACS CEO John Seffrin enforsed PMI's new "Foundation for a Smoke-Free World" run by Derek Yach that is a transparent attempt to help promote PMI's iQOS "heat not burn" pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:27
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APFEL: Reframing for 'redemption' the Phillip Morris International’s Foundation, for a Smoke-Free world

In this case, I would suggest that the FCTC itself could be the vehicle. PMI could make a voluntary donation (perhaps through a Member State) as a way of acknowledging previous wrongdoing (e.g., see interference with the FCTC process described in Reuters
The News Minute (in)
added Oct 7, 2017 08:01
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GOLDBERG: Former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin endorses cancer research venture funded by Philip Morris

“Do I trust Philip Morris? No,” Cummings said. “Do I have trust in Derek Yach and John Seffrin? I sure do. I think they have high integrity and they see a need to change.”
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 04:12
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[Russia] GOLDBERG: How PR firms created “dialogue” structure used by cancer groups and tobacco clients

I reported Shandwick’s dual role—representing RJR and ACS...Thanks to Seffrin’s policy, those Edelman folks lost their ACS gig before you could say “It’s so good to be Kool.” And that is the legacy Seffrin has now so publicly, so dramatically set adrift.
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 03:14
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[Texas] RODU: Mythic tobacco endgames

CVS’ collaborators include the misnamed Truth Initiative (see here and here) and the American Cancer Society, whose numerous prohibitionist exploits are reported in this blog here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Campaign awards
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 6, 2017 15:28
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[UK] HENDERSON: E-cigarettes work: I’d prescribe them if I could

As part of a debate I was involved with at the Conservative conference this week on public health policy and e-cigarette legislation, I demonstrated an e-cigarette to the audience by inhaling on it. Judging from the reaction of some of them you would hav
The Spectator (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:10
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
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WADE: Feds should think twice before trying to reduce nicotine in cigarettes

But with only a few clinical studies that examine the quit rates among people who use VLNCs, the assumption that these products make it easier to quit — especially for those who are not interested in quitting — remains open to question.
The Hill
added Oct 5, 2017 18:12
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[Asia-pacific] SENG: Singapore should aim to be smoke-free, not just smoke-lite

Early this week, a Bill to raise the minimum legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 years old was tabled in Parliament. This is a strategically correct move and underscores a recognition that more needs to be done to curb youth smoking initiation.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:24
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