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‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

(JT) in 1986 established the Smoking Research Foundation (SRF)...launched with the covert goal of influencing tobacco policy both inside and outside Japan...represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:36
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[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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[Indiana] IU public health school pledges to refuse funds from tobacco-related group

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington is joining more than a dozen other public health schools that have pledged to refuse research money from an anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The decision, announced earlier this
Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times
added Feb 5, 2018 01:33
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[UK] Prisoners handed €2.6m for toiletries and tobacco

Almost €2.6 million of taxpayers’ cash was doled out to prisoners in the form of “pocket money” for discretionary items last year, new figures have revealed. Every inmate receives a daily gratuity from the Irish Prison Service (IPS), which can be used t
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:26
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SAMET: Why the Colorado School of Public Health will refuse big tobacco money

Everyone knows that cigarette smoking and the use of tobacco products remain a leading and truly avoidable cause of preventable, premature death worldwide. Public health and other researchers have ... TO
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 5, 2018 01:22
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Altria Group giving $3,000 bonuses with tax windfall

AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43
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[Virginia] Altria Group will pay $3,000 bonus to all non-executive employees

said it also plans to set aside $35 million over three years for philanthropic programs in the communities where it has operations, focusing particularly on nonprofit programs in youth development and workforce preparedness. The money is in addition to th
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:29
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[Oklahoma] The case for and against tapping the tobacco fund to bolster state services

“Nobody can argue that TSET hasn’t had some impact on smoking or cigarettes. But I think there’s huge concern about where else they’ve spent money,” ... Few states have protected their tobacco settlement money like Oklahoma. Most states have diverted the
The Oklahoman
added Feb 1, 2018 21:46
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EDITORIAL: Indiana House GOP snuffs out smoking bill

Republicans killed a bill that would have increased the legal age for buying tobacco... In an ideal world, Indiana lawmakers wouldn’t have raided money from the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement...this is Indiana, where a sincere effort to attack the problem
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Feb 1, 2018 18:45
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Quitting by vape looks to be safe

Results from a 24-month clinical trial conducted by e-vapour brand Blu, to be published this month, showed no negative health impact on smokers who used vaping products, and no increase in body weight.
Scottish Grocer (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:06
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