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Minimum Ages of Legal Access for Tobacco in the United States From 1863 to 2015.

industry’s political advocacy reflects its assessment that recruiting youth smokers is critical to its survival. The increasing evidence on tobacco addiction suggests that restoring MLAs to 21 years would reduce smoking initiation and prevalence, particu
American Journal of Public Health
added May 23, 2016 18:52
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GLANTZ: The tobacco industry knows that raising minimum age to 21 wll hurt sales and worked to roll age back from 21 to 18

Dorie Apollonio and I just published “Minimum Ages of Legal Access for Tobacco in the United States From 1863 to 2015” in American Journal of Public Health. I started work on this paper skeptical that Tobacco 21 was a good idea and ended up thinking it
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 23, 2016 18:49
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[Europe, UK] How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds

why had the cigarette giants not shared the vast amounts of data they had accumulated over more than half a century with their own expert witnesses?...he told Green. “Your lordship will remember the slave owners were compensated when slavery was abolished
The Observer (uk)
added May 22, 2016 15:10
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[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria fears reputation at risk in FOI battle with tobacco company

reputation as a research body would be "significantly damaged" if it was forced to hand over confidential survey information on plain-packaged cigarettes to a big tobacco company, a Melbourne court has been told.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 16, 2016 19:20
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What the Sandy Hook gun lawsuit can borrow from the Big Tobacco fight

dismissed the comparison to tobacco litigation as "an old and invalid analogy." "Tobacco, when used as intended, causes harm to the user," he said via email. "Firearms, when used as intended, save lives. The lawful commerce in firearms is constitutionally
CNN
added May 13, 2016 18:21
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Exxon's Lawyer in Climate Science Probe Has History Helping Big Tobacco and NFL Defend Against Health Claims

Ted Wells, an attorney hired by ExxonMobil to represent the company against accusations it lied about the climate risks of burning fossil fuels, also represented the tobacco industry in the lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1999 under
DeSmogBlog
added May 11, 2016 12:48
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GLANTZ: Tobacco documents show health warning labels printed on a yellow background with black lettering and borders best

Lauren Lempert and I just published "Implications of tobacco industry research on packaging colors for designing health warning labels" in Nicotine and Tobacco Research. This paper uses previously secret tobacco industry documents to learn how to make b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 6, 2016 17:26
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Implications of tobacco industry research on packaging colors for designing health warning labels [PDF] [FREE FULL TEXT]

These factors suggest that health warning labels printed on a yellow background with black lettering and borders would most effectively seize and keep consumers’ attention and signal the danger of cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 6, 2016 17:30
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[Connecticut] BARBARA A. IZZARELLI v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY: Opinion

We are not oblivious to the irony that a member of an industry that for decades disputed the addictive effect and dangerous health hazards associated with smoking seeks to shield itself from liability by asserting that such dangers were well-known to the
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 21:44
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco company's tactics scrutinised

Cambodia’s top-selling cigarette firm achieved dominance by courting senior political figures and vigorously opposing public health legislation, according to a study published this month in medical journal Global Public Health. Twenty years after moving
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Apr 21, 2016 11:14
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