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[California] AB-9 Tobacco use programs.(2015-2016)

This bill would expand eligibility for funding for the tobacco use prevention program to include charter schools. The bill would require the State Department of Education to require that all school districts, charter schools, and county offices of educati
Official California Legislative Information
added May 18, 2016 09:49
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COMMERCIAL INTEGRITY Resolving controversial issues related to tobacco use

We use the term Commercial Integrity to describe a range of issues that impact RAI's businesses and employees. Some affect our ability to compete fairly in the marketplace, such as our efforts to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products. Others affect ho
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 5, 2016 00:41
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Contesting the Science of Smoking

A decade after a judge ordered tobacco companies to acknowledge the dangers of low-tar cigarettes, they continue to dispute the scientific consensus.... Gori did not respond to phone messages.
The Atlantic Monthly
added May 4, 2016 16:40
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GLANTZ: Addiction refuses to allow discussion of industry ties to criticism of our “softening paper”

we did respond, noting that Plurphanswat and Rodu’s paper followed the well-established pattern of tobacco industry-funded researchers trying to create controversy about research inconsistent with industry interests, the fact that Rodu had understated his
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 4, 2016 17:29
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[West Virginia] Wife accuses husband’s insurance carrier of contract breach

Cincinnati Life is allegedly refusing to honor the claim because they insist his denial during the application process of ever using tobacco is false, since he died of esophageal cancer. The plaintiff states that Robertson never used tobacco.
West Virginia Record
added May 3, 2016 15:51
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20 years later, still unclear whether landmark Texas tobacco settlement was a success

the Beaumont attorney who led the state's case is unapologetic about the results. The state's treasury raked in billions of dollars from the litigation, though only a small fraction...Two decades later, there is no consensus among legal experts on whether
Beaumont (TX) Enterprise
added May 2, 2016 15:54
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[UK] Museums face attack over tobacco cash ($$)

Signatories said most members of the Royal Academy would be “appalled” to learn that JTI, the company behind Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, paid almost £40,000 a year for a corporate package that meant its name appeared on all
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 15:48
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FDA effort aims to curb smoking in LGBT community

FDA officials attribute the higher smoking rate in the LGBT community to the "coming out" process...Tobacco companies are footing the bill for the campaign through fees charged under a 2009 law that created the FDA's tobacco regulation program.
AP - Associated Press
added May 2, 2016 15:14
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[North Carolina] Bill restores some funding for youth tobacco prevention

The funding would cover educational health care initiatives about the “dangers of electronic cigarettes and other new emerging tobacco products.” Bingham introduced a similar bipartisan bill, with a $7 million funding request, in the 2015 session. It did
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 2, 2016 13:52
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Reason Foundation

David H. Koch...is listed as a Trustee of the Reason Foundation. Julian Morris, past Executive Director of the International Policy Network (UK), and a prominent climate change skeptic... The Reason Foundation has received funding from tobacco companies i
DeSmogBlog
added Sep 20, 2016 14:42
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