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[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11

[California] Public Campaign Against Exxon Has Roots in a 2012 Meeting

dating back to a gathering in La Jolla, a San Diego community, in 2012. That meeting was conceived of by Naomi Oreskes... The participants, including several veterans of the tobacco wars, discussed a turning point in the fight against tobacco: the unearth
New York Times
added May 23, 2016 20:57

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

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

[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

[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

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
added May 13, 2016 18:21

ARCHIVE: BAT Involvement in Tobacco Smuggling

In January 2000 the Guardian newspaper, working with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, published an investigation into British American Tobacco's facilitation of tobacco smuggling, based on 11,000 documents from the tobacco archi (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 13, 2016 18:07

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
added May 11, 2016 12:48

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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