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[Florida] MOFFETT: Tobacco companies unfairly target underprivilaged communities

We all have an ability to make an impact by calling out the big tobacco industry for what they are, predators. It is obvious the tobacco industry shamelessly benefits from minorities and vulnerable groups that use cigarettes as a form of self-medication.
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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ARCHIVE: “A deep fragrance of academia”: the Australian Tobacco Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

The raison d’etre for the ATRF’s establishment was to allow the Australian industry to point to its continuing commitment to independent medical research, with the implied corollary that tobacco control measures were premature in the face of insufficient
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2017 13:01
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ARCHIVE: “We are anxious to remain anonymous”: the use of third party scientific and medical consultants by the Australian tobacco industry, 1969 to 1979 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results: At least nine sponsored scientists visited Australia from 1969 until 1979. The industry sought to promote the scientists as independent from the industry and on occasion, scientists publicly lied about their industry connections. The industry wa
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2017 12:45
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[Russia] GOLDBERG: How PR firms created “dialogue” structure used by cancer groups and tobacco clients

I reported Shandwick’s dual role—representing RJR and ACS...Thanks to Seffrin’s policy, those Edelman folks lost their ACS gig before you could say “It’s so good to be Kool.” And that is the legacy Seffrin has now so publicly, so dramatically set adrift.
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 03:14
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER MET WITH BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO REPS, LOBBYISTS

Unknown until now, however, was that he met with representatives of British-American Tobacco in addition to lobbyists from tobacco giant Philip Morris. The latter had been publicized by Channel 2 in an investigation of the minister’s dealings with the in
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 4, 2017 12:05
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER MET WITH BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO REPS, LOBBYISTS

Unknown until now, however, was that he met with representatives of British-American Tobacco in addition to lobbyists from tobacco giant Philip Morris. The latter had been publicized by Channel 2 in an investigation of the minister’s dealings with the in
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 4, 2017 12:05
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[France, Illinois] Magistrate Judge Orders Rolling Paper Documents To Be Turned Over For Discovery

ordered a tobacco company to produce documents regarding the design of its rolling papers that are in the possession of one of its French subsidiaries in a trademark infringement countersuit after finding that French law does not entirely preempt the comp
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2017 23:40
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[France, Illinois] Republic Tobacco Can't Shield French Unit’s Docs In TM Row ($$)

Republic Tobacco LP must produce documents held by a subsidiary in France because it wholly owns the subsidiary and the material has been deemed relevant to its trademark and trade dress dispute, an Illinois federal magistrate judge determined Wednesday.
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 01:38
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ARCHIVE: Chasing Ernst L Wynder: 40 years of Philip Morris’ efforts to influence a leading scientist [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Industry documents reveal a deliberate attempt by Philip Morris to pursue and manipulate Dr Wynder to legitimise their company positions.
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Sep 14, 2017 15:28
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Using history as a guide to end tobacco addiction

I spoke with Robert Proctor... I also believe we need to explore what I call ‘the causes of causes.’ Cigarette smoking causes disease, but what causes cigarette smoking? Too often we end with the individual, rather than going upstream to the source of th
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Sep 12, 2017 02:58
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