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GLANTZ: Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

In this paper, we used previously secret tobacco industry documents to show how the tobacco companies have worked for decades to promote the myth than nicotine does not have any adverse effects and, in fact, has benefits. We are hearing echoes of these e
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:15
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[New York] AUDIO: HORNER: An Anniversary Of A Public Health Achievement

Last week was the 15th anniversary of a law that has helped to dramatically improve the public’s health. Despite the intense opposition from the tobacco industry and its front groups, on July 24, 2003 a state law was approved that prohibited smoking in m
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:45
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[UK] Revealed: tobacco giant's secret plans to see off plain cigarette packets

Documents circulated within [PMI]...marked "for internal discussion and illustration purposes only", show how the owner of the Marlboro brand drew up an astonishingly detailed attack plan to "ensure that PP [plain packaging] is not adopted in the UK".
The Observer (uk)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:52
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

by misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-mar
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:20
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Editorial: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

this continues to the present day in Japan. The influence of tobacco industry money on science and policy is insidious and has never been proven to be beneficial to public health. Ignoring the past will only condemn us to repeating our mistakes, at the co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:13
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Corporate Manipulation of Research: Strategies Are Similar across Five Industries ($$)

Using a previously developed framework, (3) we compare the strategies used by the tobacco, pharmaceutical, lead, vinyl chloride, and silicosis-generating industries (mining, foundries, sandblasting, and others) to manipulate research. Strategies included
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Jul 24, 2018 00:37
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Thirdhand Smoke at Philip Morris

In 1991, scientists at Philip Morris Inc. conducted some of the first studies on thirdhand cigarette smoke...provide further evidence that cigarette smoke chemicals remain in the environment for months after smoking, that they re-emit back into the air a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:29
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Tobacco lawsuit defence set back by Supreme Court of Canada

both the B.C. Supreme Court and appeal court had argued the documents sought by Philip Morris are “highly relevant” to the lawsuit and that restrictions on what data can be disclosed to the defence are “inherently unfair.” But those courts “erred by allo
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Jul 18, 2018 22:47
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[Canada] There’s a big legal battle between the provinces and the tobacco industry, but it’s being fought at a snail’s pace

It also demonstrates the lengths to which the industry will go to try to delay its judgment day in court. B.C., in 1998, was the first province to sue tobacco companies for damages, adopting its first Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:58
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[Canada] VIDEO: Supreme Court affirms privacy protections in tobacco health data case

Michel Boyer reports on the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling against a tobacco giant and the ripple effect it could have.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:38
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