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[Australia, UK-Scotland] HASTINGS: We got an FOI request from Big Tobacco – here’s how it went

It stretched us almost to breaking point...When the press publicised the story of the FOI request, the outcry was immediate and cacophonous. An editorial in the Daily Record captured the mood as only a tabloid can: Hell should freeze over before a cigar
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:18
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[Australia] RIES: Tobacco companies should be free to use freedom of information laws, even if we don't like it

Even if British American Tobacco’s motive is to market cigarettes to youth, restricting its use of FOI laws is not the best legal response, if it helps public bodies generally become more secretive. Instead, we should look for solutions that more directl
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:14
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, UK] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire: Negotiations with tobacco firms must be transparent

suspicion is that these powerful multinationals are using their influence in a (literally) unhealthy manner, and attempting to make the European Union agree to provisions that would seriously harm efforts to cut back on tobacco smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 23:48
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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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[Europe] Redact this / Transparency advocates accuse Commission of hiding information.

“these documents simultaneously reveal nothing and everything about the Commission’s dealings with the tobacco industry — especially worrying in the context of the ongoing TTIP talks.” A spokesman from British America Tobacco said the company is committe
Politico
added Aug 28, 2015 10:56
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[Europe] TTIP smokescreen: Documents on EC talks with Big Tobacco heavily redacted

Redacted documents detailing covert meetings between the European Commission (EC) and powerful tobacco lobbyists have compounded fears a secretive EU-US trade deal would allow tobacco giants to sue governments that attempt to legislate in the public inte
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 27, 2015 21:44
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[UK] TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released

Corporate lobbying campaigners published documents that revealed the EU’s executive body had met and corresponded with lobbyists from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris. But the documents, as released, revealed little else.
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 20:57
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Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure: the Massachusetts benchmark study

the final MBS results offered no useful predictive information to inform regulators, the scientific community or consumers. When implementing FCTC Articles 9 and 10, regulatory agencies should demand detailed by-brand information on tobacco product consti
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2015 10:09
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Transparency as a remedy against racketeering: preventing and restraining fraud by exposing Big Tobacco's dirty secrets [FREE FULL TEXT]

we highlight the public health community's continued opportunity to expose the US tobacco industry's efforts to undermine public health through these new search enhancements and improved document accessibility and due to the continuously growing document
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:35
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ARCHIVE: Cigarette company trade secrets are not secret: an analysis of reverse engineering reports in internal tobacco industry documents released as a result of litigation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Because cigarette companies routinely analyse their competitors’ cigarettes in great detail, this information is neither secret nor commercially valuable and, thus, does not meet the legal definition of a ‘trade secret.’ This information is only being kep
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2015 09:57
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