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[Canada] Top court denies Big Tobacco’s request for patient medical records

The Supreme Court of Canada, in a 7-0 decision, ruled Friday that tobacco companies cannot obtain databases containing medical information in a lawsuit that could potentially cost them billions. The judgment, written by Justice Russell Brown, overturned
iPolitics (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:36
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[Canada] Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn't have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

Province argues tobacco firms should be compelled to help pay the cost of treating smoking-related diseases
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:35
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[Canada] B.C. health care data non-compellable in tobacco lawsuit, SCC rules

In a unanimous ruling, on July 13 the Supreme Court of Canada allowed an appeal from the Province of British Columbia to protect health databases from being compelled in an action it started to recover expenses from tobacco manufacturers under the Tobacc
The Lawyer's Daily (Lexis-Nexis Canada) (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:34
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: BIG TOBACCO’S LIES HAVE SERVED THEM WELL—UNTIL NOW.

For more than a decade, Big Tobacco has been hard at work making (ahem, fighting) five court-ordered ads that tell the truth. We noticed a few missing details, so we figured we'd give them a hand and add them in. Here are Big Tobacco’s Five (slightly ed
Minnesotans for a Smoke-free Future
added Jul 12, 2018 13:27
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GLANTZ: The FDA needs to look beyond nicotine alone in developing its standard for nicotine delivery in tobacco products

recently submitted this public comment to the FDA on its proposed Nicotine Product Standard...neurobiology and pharmacology explain only a small part of cessation. Nonetheless, tobacco companies have a vested stake in reducing smoking to a problem of nico
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 11, 2018 20:02
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Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various nonpharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers s
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 28, 2018 18:09
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[Canada] Monique Keiran: The wheels of Big Tobacco turn slowly

The industry’s shift in product investment and marketing strategy began more than 10 years ago, according to an analysis of tobacco company Philip Morris’s previously secret, internal documents that was published May 1.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 27, 2018 15:25
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[California] MAA/HELLIG: Saving San Francisco’s ban on candy-flavored tobacco products

Have you been approached by a “No on Proposition E” person on the street or received their campaign flyers in the mail or seen them online or on television?...They are fully funded by the tobacco industry...here is why they are worried enough to spend mor
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added May 6, 2018 17:44
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Secret Philip Morris Files Show What the Tobacco Giant Knew About Addiction

the company scapegoated the chemical as the solitary driver of addiction. By placing the blame on nicotine, company scientists drew attention away from a potential public health focus on biological, social, psychological, and environmental factors that co
Inverse
added May 3, 2018 19:36
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UNICEF 'Muted' on Tobacco Control for Children

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously sec
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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