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[Asia, India] MOONEY: Taxpayer-funded UN anti-tobacco convention closes out the press

By pushing for excessive levels of taxation and burdensome regulations, the FCTC's efforts could very well give rise to organized criminal activity... A critical turning point in FCTC history came in 2012 when it created the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Nov 7, 2016 15:34
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BELL: IS MISSOURI’S AMENDMENT 3 TRULY IN FAVOR OF THE CHILDREN?

One of the main red flags regarding this amendment is that it has been largely designed and funded by one of Big Tobacco’s dominating forces, R. J. Reynolds...devised by Big Tobacco, for Big Tobacco, and will ultimately benefit, you guessed it, Big Tobacc
The Current (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:57
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Smoking Aces: The 5 Best Looking Tobacco Racing Liveries

it's the racing liveries that tobacco sponsorship produced that we miss the most. Because they were some of the most gorgeous color schemes ever to grace competition automobiles. So divorced (in as much as possible) from the products they conveyed, we've
Carscoops
added Nov 6, 2016 17:19
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LETTER: ZELLER: Congress Has Long Banned Charitable Gifts of Tobacco

Congress prohibited the charitable distribution of tobacco products in 2009. This applies to cigars and is not a direct result of any recent FDA regulation... An individual, however, may still send care packages that include cigars to family members or f
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 5, 2016 02:21
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E-cig vapor does not induce genetic mutations associated with cigarette smoke exposure

Scientists at British American Tobacco used a method called the Ames test to compare the mutagenic potential of cigarette smoke with that of vapour from Vype ePen, a commercially available e-cigarette. DNA mutations result in genetic instability, which m
EurekAlert
added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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[UK] LEADING ARTICLE: Smoke in their Eyes ($$): APOLOGY

We recently published articles and a leader about scientists and public health experts and their alleged financial links with the tobacco industry (Tobacco giants fund vaping studies, Scientists wooed in charm offensive and Smoke in their eyes, October 1
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 15:09
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[Missouri] BIRR: Democrats Are Fighting Each Other Over Tobacco Tax Hike

“In one hidden line, the makers of Amendment 3 are undermining our American ideal of protecting religion and democracy,” Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of ACLU-Missouri, told Riverfront Times. “Amendment 3 is a dangerous Trojan Horse that violates t
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 04:53
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Opponents of Missouri cigarette tax proposal say measure could end stem cell research

The Missouri National Education Association says a proposed tobacco tax increase would eliminate protections that allow stem cell research. Amendment 3 aims to help pregnant mothers and youth quit smoking and pay for early childhood programs and health s
The Missourinet
added Nov 1, 2016 14:27
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[Missouri] University publicly opposes controversial amendment

many question why a bill designed to curtail tobacco use and aid early childhood development would discuss abortions and stem cell research at all. Stem cell research and production was protected by Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2 in 2006.
Student Life (Washington University at St. Louis)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:20
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[Missouri] Tobacco tax hike gains unexpected foe in Washington U, citing worries over stem cell research

In early February, the school began actively lobbying against the Raise Your Hands for Kids initiative. It’s doing so even though 10 percent to 15 percent of the revenue from the proposed 60-cent per pack tax increase on cigarettes is targeted for hospi
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 1, 2016 14:19
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