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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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[Virginia] Danville councilman sets record straight on tobacco grants

Vogler set the record straight on the tobacco commission grants at last week’s meeting of Danville City Council. According to the councilman, the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission has awarded 47 grants totaling more
Chatham (VA) Star-Tribune
added Feb 12, 2015 10:57
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CVS Health Foundation Partners with Tobacco-Free Kids to Make Next Generation Tobacco-Free

The Foundation will partner with Tobacco-Free Kids to provide grants to organizations committed to implementing public health strategies to reduce youth tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:57
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The smoke around e-cig science

The products have also opened a rift between researchers who see their goal as eliminating nicotine in all its forms, and others who believe it makes more sense to reduce the harm of smoking.
Reuters
added Jan 23, 2015 14:39
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[Asia, Israel] TAU cancels Philip Morris event following pressure from cancer organization

Tel Aviv University has backed out of its agreement with the Philip Morris Tobacco Company (Altria Group) that the firm provide scholarships to TAU's School of Marketing students...Israel Cancer Association threatened to cancel its research grants to the
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 6, 2015 14:47
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