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[India, Minnesota] DUELLA: TOBACCO KILLS: DON’T BE DUPED*

Roberta Walburn – lead litigator ... Some Ministry of Health officials say it is premature to talk about an endgame in India. They are not alone. “The use of the term ‘endgame’ implies that conditions are in place to be certain that the end of tobacco us
Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:32
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Radioactive particles in cigarette smoke cause lung cancer

a new study most recently published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research reveals that a major cause of the deadly disease is a type of radioactive particles. Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Ph.D. of David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angel
foodconsumer.org
added Sep 8, 2012 22:46
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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 (nz)
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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[Canada] Defence documents from Newfoundland and Alberta

Another pleasant gift was received this month. This time they were the statements of defence related to the cost-recovery actions in Newfoundland and Alberta. The Alberta documents were filed in March -- the Newfoundland ones in May -- a little more than
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 14, 2016 18:15
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Who Knew What and When?

Pisgah Forest in North Carolina's transylvania County may seem like an odd place for human health fortunes to have pivoted, but there's something to be said for it. Here in the fall of 1953 an experiment was conducted that would change how tobacco compani
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 13, 2012 15:09
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[Canada] A leaked document from Imperial Tobacco shows how the Canadian Convenience Stores Association and its affiliate were used as front groups to block health regulations and tobacco taxes.

The document, provided by an anonymous whistleblower, shows how Imperial Tobacco used retailer and other business associations as front groups for their lobbying efforts...Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) and the National Coalition Against
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 18, 2016 15:49
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[Florida] Testimony by otolaryngologists in defense of tobacco companies 2009–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Noble organizations in otolaryngology should take stands to resist tobacco industry manipulation of the legal process by enforcing ethical standards in expert testimony to insure that it is unbiased and based on fair and balanced interpretation of the sc
The Laryngoscope
added Jul 17, 2015 18:00
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[Canada] Day 114: Wayne Knox - the Wild Card

Time flew by on Thursday during the testimony of Wayne Knox in the 17th floor courtroom of Montreal's Palais de Justice. He was the forty-first witness at the tobacco trials, and one of the most informative, insightful and entertaining witnesses to date.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2013 14:43
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Tobacco Litigation Documents

National Litigation * U.S. v. Philip Morris USA, et al. (RICO case) * U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Oct 14, 2012 17:24
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco utilise des groupes paravents pour contrer des mesures antitabac [Imperial Tobacco use screens groups to counter tobacco control measures]

uses groups as the Canadian Association of Convenience Stores (ACDA) and its Quebec branch to get its messages to the public and to exert pressure on governments, says an internal document of the tobacco giant. The document that La Presse has obtained,
La Presse (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:24
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