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AARP TO DROP ALEC AFTER MEMBERS’ OUTCRY

On August 5, AARP announced that it would not renew its membership in ALEC as a result of members’ concerns: “After hearing from many of you, we’ve decided not to renew our membership to ALEC. We would never work against the interests of older Americans
Center for Media and Democracy
added Aug 18, 2016 14:53
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TAA Donates $50000 To FDA Lawsuit

Tobacconists' Association of America...has contributed $50,000 to be split equally among the legal funds of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers association and the Cigar Rights of America. The two organizations, along with the Cigar Associat
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 17, 2016 18:51
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community college grant initiative now open for california campuses

truth Initiative is opening a final round of its 2016-17 Community College Grant Initiative specifically for the state of California – which has sought ways to get tobacco off its state university and community college campuses.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2016 14:24
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[Kentucky] UofL researchers to explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics on infertility

In an effort to understand how specific genetic factors coupled with lifetime exposure to cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke may influence a woman’s ability to conceive, University of Louisville researchers have been awarded a three-year, $440,000 gra
The Lane Report
added Aug 17, 2016 14:07
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Harm Reduction, Vaping & E-Cigarettes

We know that e-cigarettes can help smokers quit smoking. Less discussed is the idea that vapers who have quit smoking since they started vaping regularly can further boost quit rates by providing an invaluable source of first-hand experience, information
Centre for Substance Use Research (uk)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:42
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McKEGANEY/RUSSELL: Tobacco Industry Funded E-Cigarette Research and the Rise of Academic McCarthyism- Neil McKeganey Ph.D Christopher Russell Ph.D

There is a real danger here of creating an academic environment in which baseless allegation and suspicion of ethical misconduct become just as destructive to a researcher’s career as hard evidence of such misconduct. The clearest example of this is cont
Centre for Substance Use Research (uk)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:41
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Funders

has recently received funding from a range of national and international organisations from both the public and private sectors, including: United Nations / UK Department of Health / British American Tobacco / Philip Morris International / Nicoventu
Centre for Substance Use Research (uk)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:35
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SATEL: Obamacare is hazardous to smokers' health

deadly double-standard deployed by our public health system when it comes to harm reduction, the concept that individuals should be encouraged to adopt less risky behaviors if they refuse to refrain altogether. Although opiate misuse and chronic alcoholis
American Enterprise Institute
added Aug 15, 2016 01:17
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Moral Jeopardy / Risks of Accepting Money from the Alcohol, Tobacco and Gambling Industries

This book provides an original and engaging exposé of the ethical issues faced by people and organizations when they accept industry money in ways that facilitate corporate influence with the public and with policy makers.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Aug 12, 2016 20:12
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SATEL: Obamacare Is Hazardous To Smokers' Health

gress should amend the ACA to repeal the smoking surcharge. But, if Congress keeps the surcharge, HHS should not extend it to enrollees who vape or use other products with markedly lower risks than cigarettes, such as smokeless tobacco and snus. Better ye
Forbes
added Aug 11, 2016 16:00
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