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Conversation with the Cancer Letter: Matt Myers: Philip Morris has a long history of funding what it calls independent research by previously credible researchers

“As long as they continue to introduce highly flavored new forms of Marlboro to attract kids. As long as they oppose high cigarette taxes, oppose effective warning labels, oppose paid mass media campaigns. Otherwise, it’s simply a get-out-of-jail-free car
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 07:44
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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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[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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[Asia, Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco group calls for a ban on BAT-sponsored Battle of Minds

Progga said according to the Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act 2005 it is illegal to use the name, sign, trademark or logo of any tobacco company in promotional activities. The law, which has been revised in 2013, also prohibits tobacco com
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:00
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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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apply now: ‘reinvent the reel’ grants will support groups to get smoking off movie screens

Truth Initiative and Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the country, will award approximately 10 “Reinvent the Reel” grants of up to $2,500 each. The grants will support youth-serving groups that will educate and engage you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:57
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[UK] Smoking cessation service is cut back to save £46,000

A VITAL facility which has helped tens of thousands of people to kick the habit is being downsized. The Stop Smoking Service run by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust will no longer provide support for the general public. The Bolton Council cuts are already c
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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Macy's Lawsuit: SelfHelpWorks Offers Clarity For Wellness Programs

“The important thing to note here is that Macy’s did in fact offer their smokers a tobacco cessation program that would allow them to qualify for the tobacco-free health insurance rates,” said Noar. “However, the Reasonable Alternative requirements are c
PR Web
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Australia, Uruguay] Novel Investment Support Program May Help With Asymmetry

program launched last month at the United Nations that will provide pro bono on-demand legal and professional assistance to the world's poorest countries...... against Australia and Uruguay over tobacco packaging regulations, both of which were recently d
Law360
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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