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[UK] BATES: Bad science, poor insights and likely to do harm - rapid reaction to the Surgeon General's terrible e-cigarette report

It is truly terrible – a heady mix of emotive propaganda and a completely warped and one-sided account of the science built on a lack of insight into youth behaviors and no knowledge of the tobacco and nicotine market and its consumers.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:13
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROSE POLLARI Appellee (PDF)

Admitting the Reports at trial effectively presented the jury with the opinions and conclusions of numerous extra-judicial experts whom Defendants could not cross-examine.... “Because the battle of experts has become as much a part of a trial as the confl
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 1, 2017 01:25
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[California] Richard Fink: The Koch Brothers’ Big Tobacco Man Behind the Kochtopus Curtain

relatively few people have heard of Richard Fink. And even fewer know of his connections to Big Tobacco – connections which may have influenced the creation and actions of Koch-funded front groups for decades to come. With the Kochs’ support, Fink estab
The Checks and Balances Project
added Feb 6, 2013 05:41
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Experts predict the end of smoking in America

a confluence of changes has recently prompted public health leaders to start throwing around phrases like "endgame" and "tobacco-free generation." Now, they talk about the slowly-declining adult smoking rate dropping to 10 percent in the next decade and
Fox News
added Feb 18, 2014 03:40
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EDITORIAL: Smoking Is Worse Than You Imagined

There is an additional weapon that can be brought to bear. In mid-2009, Congress passed a law that gave the Food and Drug Administration authority for the first time to regulate tobacco products. It should use those powers to reduce the addictiveness and
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2014 01:04
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Surgeon General’s Reports on Tobacco: A Continued Legacy of Unbiased and Rigorous Synthesis of the Scientific Evidence

The author of a recent letter, who declared interests related to the tobacco and electronic cigarette industries, critiqued the objectivity and evidence related to the 2016 US Surgeon General’s Report, E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults.1
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Florida] Reynolds, Lorillard and Phillip Morris get new trial in appellate decision tied to surgeon general's warning

What makes Monday's appeals court ruling noteworthy is the defendants' success in getting the three-judge appeals court panel to agree that the U.S. Surgeon General's warning on cigarettes "was erroneously admitted into evidence and improperly used to bo
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Nov 9, 2017 20:56
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Surgeon general’s e-cigarette report panned as ‘truly terrible’

“It is truly terrible,” writes Counterfactual’s Clive Bates...“It’s so bizarrely bad,” said Jeff Stier, risk analyst with the National Center for Public Policy Research... “Full of false, misleading, deceptive statements re #ecigs. Needs a health warning
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Dec 10, 2016 17:49
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EDITORIAL: Smoking in Florida: Progress Made, More Needed

Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
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33 Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Tobacco Industry Practices That Have Made Cigarettes More Deadly

In a letter sent this week to Mitchell Zeller, Director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, the health groups urged the FDA to take action ... "No manufacturer of any other product would have been allowed to make product changes that increased the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:15
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