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[Canada] SECOND OPINION | New secrets from tobacco industry documents

the tobacco papers archive is still an extremely valuable source of information for public health researchers. "There is more science on nicotine, nicotine addiction and smoking behavior there than in the independent literature," Hammond said. "Because t
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:30
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capitalizing on a “captive audience”: how tobacco companies targeted troops on military bases

“captive audience” is a phrase found in many tobacco company planning documents about marketing to military service members. That’s because companies sought to capitalize on, as one company put it: “the self-imposed confinement of the military family to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:33
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ARCHIVE: Scientific Research and Corporate Influence: Smoking, Mental Illness, and the Tobacco Industry

This paper explores the evolution of tobacco industry interest in smoking and mental illness and the multiple levels on which the influence of industry affected questions and answers about mentally ill smokers.8 Industry scientists first became aware of
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
added Aug 24, 2017 16:40
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In new VMA spots, Truth Initiative asks whether Big Tobacco is exploiting veterans and the mentally ill

Over the course of a minute each, the videos trace how the tobacco industry has targeted military personnel and mental health patients as ideally positioned to become smokers, a revelation that Truth hopes will outrage the VMAs’ woke-teen viewers. "It’s
Campaign US
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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[Congo, Somalia, Sudan South] BAT faces more media criticism of African marketing strategies

The Guardian’s report, released Friday, is based on BAT documents provided by former employee Paul Hopkins. The newspaper said countries affected include Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and South Sudan.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2017 02:25
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Nicotine patches and gum ‘DON’T help smokers quit – and most use them while STILL smoking’

a new study from the University of California has found that, without counselling, NRT hardly ever works and smokers continue to puff on fags while using the therapy. Worse still, they claim tobacco companies have known this for years.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:20
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U.S. study alleges cigarette makers promote "smoke without smoking"

"Tobacco companies put out these (NRT) products as a way to sidestep policies, by giving people a way to 'smoke without smoking,'" Apollonio noted. "It would be interesting to see in the next 10 years if the companies come up with nicotine water, inhaler
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 19, 2017 16:45
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Tobacco Industry Research on Nicotine Replacement Therapy: “If Anyone Is Going to Take Away Our Business It Should Be Us”

Although the tobacco industry initially viewed NRT as a threat, it found that smokers often combined NRT with smoking rather than using it as a replacement and began marketing their own NRT products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:28
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From Threat to Opportunity: Study Shows Cigarette Makers Shifted Stance on Nicotine Patches, Gum

“It was surprising to discover the industry came to view NRT as just another product...companies want people to get nicotine..."by not regulating nicotine in all tobacco products, including NRT, the FDA could be walking into a trap.”
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 00:49
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[Africa, UK] Serious Fraud Office opens investigation into BAT bribery claims

Allegations that British American Tobacco was involved in bribery and corruption in Africa are being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office, despite the cigarette company’s attempts to downplay the significance of a whistleblower who handed over a doss
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:31
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