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Chemical pick's books hint at faith-based view of science

Michael Dourson, President Trump's pick to lead U.S. EPA's chemical safety office...Dourson led Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment... In 1999, he co-authored a study paid for by the tobacco industry that downplayed the health impacts of secondhand
E&E News
added Oct 4, 2017 19:56
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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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[Africa, Malawi] NZANGAYA: Public smoking, a violation of non-smokers’ health rights

In Malawi walking a distance of about 500 meters without inhaling tobacco smoke due to smoking in open places is, for Christian non-smokers, as precious as being told by Christ himself that your sins have been forgiven and forgotten and you are part of P
Malawi24 (mw)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:18
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[North Carolina] Letter: No salvation in clean air?

Where is Healthy Rowan with all of their professionals?...Here are some of the “quotes” I’ve heard from preachers, deacons, Sunday school teachers and churchgoers....“It ain’t never been proved that secondhand smoke hurts anybody.”
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Aug 27, 2017 07:31
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[Africa] Who benefits from a report into cigarette smuggling in the Maghreb?

It is disappointing, therefore, to see that RUSI is being paid by big tobacco firms to shore up business interests in the Maghreb... While it may have been KPMG’s logo on the front of the report, a closer reading shows that the firm had actually been hire
Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:30
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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South Dakota Federal Judge Denies Motion To Amend Religious Tobacco Use Order ($$)

denied a motion brought by a group of plaintiffs seeking to increase the amount of tobacco used in a religious mixture for Native American religious ceremonies in prison after finding that the amount the court already allowed was sufficient for religious
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] ULAMA: Smoking – A social poison

laying down a principle, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) had stated that “Your body has a right on you.” It is alarming to note that by abusing their bodies, through wilful smoking, over 3 million people worldwide die from smoking-related causes
Zimbabwe Daily
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] DHAMMIKA: Smoking and the five precepts

The Five Precepts consist of the bare minimum of Buddhist moral behaviour...the fifth Precept must exclude smoking. But, this answer needs to be looked at more carefully because it is both right and wrong. It is right that tobacco did not exist in ancien
The Island (lk)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:15
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Stricter anti-tobacco laws go into effect

Key measures in this law include a ban on selling tobacco products to people aged under 20... There is also a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising and marketing, and on tobacco businesses conducting corporate social responsibility activities. Sponso
The Nation (th)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:04
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