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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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[California] Palos Verdes Estates woman testifies in negligence suit against tobacco company

“When he was gone, I felt like half of me was gone,” 69-year-old Tajie Major said of former Navy Capt. William “Earl” Major, who smoked for decades....Her lawsuit, being tried before jurors in a Los Angeles courtroom, alleges Lorillard put sales over safe
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 23, 2014 15:20
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Thank You for Smoking: How Big Tobacco Created the 'Type A' Personality Myth

Researcher Mark Petticrew has uncovered a treasure trove of documents showing Big Tobacco’s connection to stress research and the construction of the uptight ‘Type A’ personality. Get ready to hate this industry even more.
The Daily Beast
added Jul 9, 2014 11:25
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Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries (PDF)

led to graphical health warning labels (GHWL) on all tobacco products in India...Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries (PDF)
Tobacco Control
added Jun 23, 2014 12:35
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Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries (PDF)

led to graphical health warning labels (GHWL) on all tobacco products in India...Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries (PDF)
Tobacco Control
added Jun 23, 2014 12:35
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The smoking memos: Big Tobacco's longstanding interest in marijuana

Although tobacco companies have long denied that they have any interest in entering the legal marijuana market, decades of internal documents suggest otherwise. That’s the conclusion of a fascinating study that appears in the June issue of the health-po
MinnPost.com
added Jun 17, 2014 14:43
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Cigarette company trade secrets are not secret: an analysis of reverse engineering reports in internal tobacco industry documents released as a result of litigation

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.’ ...Public agencies should release this detailed information be
Tobacco Control
added Jun 12, 2014 10:44
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[Canada] Day 234: Defence proof grudgingly closed

I received word that the Montreal tobacco trials would reconvene this afternoon, and that it would be the last session until the final arguments begin in late Sept.... not much to be done on this last day.... a fine tooth comb was run through the now-mas
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 6, 2014 13:35
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Documents Show That Big Tobacco Has Been Interested In Pot For At Least 45 Years

With medical marijuana now legal in nearly half the country and pot now a legal retail item in Washington and Colorado, it would make sense that the nation’s tobacco companies would be seeing the potential for making green from green. And a new report unc
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:18
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Tobacco industry once had high hopes for marijuana business

documents from tobacco company archives at UC San Francisco show that major companies in the cigarette industry investigated joining the marijuana business in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The companies were driven then by the same shift in public atti
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 5, 2014 11:11
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