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[USA] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: protecting the private good?

CDC’s anti-tobacco campaign “serves as an important counter to the more than $950 000 [£630 000; €860 00] that the tobacco industry spends each hour—more than $23m a day—on cigarette advertising and promotion.” Funding of CDC took a turn in 1983, when th
British Medical Journal
added May 27, 2015 14:39
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Money is needed to help Tennesseans kick the habit

Tennessee lawmakers can help put the brakes on rising health care costs in this state by putting more money into smoking- cessation programs. The cigarette markup increase that Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law last week was short-sighted and unproductive
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 26, 2015 11:27
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WILSON: New Jersey Judge Not Just Blowing Second Hand Smoke

The court found that Pulejo adequately made his case that the cancer was caused by exposure to cigarette smoke from co-workers. He had spent 21 years in an office with several people. He was the only non-smoker in the office, had never smoked, and his fa
WorkersCompensation.com
added Apr 2, 2015 14:07
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[Europe, USA] SHATS: TRADE LEAKS AND LITIGATION FUNDS: HOW THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY REELS US INTO MORE POINTLESS BATTLES

Why not revise the TPP and the upcoming U.S.- EU trade treaty so they cannot be used by the tobacco companies or their country allies to attack bona fide tobacco control measures? Unfortunately, it is my understanding that the resources from the new Bloom
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
added Apr 1, 2015 10:17
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ARCHIVE: BLUM: "Stand Up To Cancer" not standing up to cigarette promoters: guest opinion

But several sponsors that were praised in the telecast appear to be doing more to promote the leading cause of cancer — cigarette smoking -- than to prevent or cure cancer. Take SIEMENS...And in the latest issues of WIRED and Vanity Fair, published by St
AL.com
added Mar 28, 2015 10:54
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia minister in row over free cigarettes

Indonesian anti-smoking groups have threatened to take legal action against a government minister for distributing free packets of cigarettes to members of an indigenous tribe. They say the social affairs minister's actions breached government regulatio
BBC Online
added Mar 27, 2015 15:32
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[China, Washington] EDITORIAL: Global tobacco fight grows

encouraging news indeed to hear that health-minded philanthropists Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg are establishing a fund... Perhaps after the anti-tobacco litigation fund gets underway, philanthropists can establish a fund specifically to convince Chin
Everett (WA) Herald
added Mar 23, 2015 06:31
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[Australia] Use and abuse of statistics in tobacco industry-funded research on standardized packaging [FREE FULL TEXT]

[PMI] has recently funded two studies into the impact...Both of these papers are flawed in conception as well as design but have nonetheless been widely publicized...we focus on the low statistical significance of the analytical methods used and the assum
Tobacco Control
added Mar 6, 2015 13:23
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KILL THE BASTARD: THE MONEY BACKING THE OBAMACARE SUPREME COURT CASE

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) was founded in 1984, backed by tobacco companies and other corporate and foundation funders. It ran tobacco disinformation campaigns in the 1980s while the industry faced growing government regulation and private law
Washington Spectator
added Mar 5, 2015 11:14
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[UK] Tobacco industry-backed survey warns of black market trade but anti-smoking campaigners cast doubt on claims

The findings were released after a survey by MSIntelligence for which 12,700 packs were recovered from streets and bins across the UK, including from Darlington. Four major tobacco companies funded the research which has been branded worthless by Tradin
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Feb 13, 2015 07:45
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