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ARCHIVE: ALEC and the Tobacco Industry

ALEC's relationship with the tobacco industry started after 1979...providing access to influential government officials, tobacco industry documents reveal that a relationship with ALEC benefits the industry in many other ways. ALEC has functioned both as
PR Watch
added Sep 30, 2014 17:45
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[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01
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[Africa, South Africa] Sars target of tobacco industry backlash

A clampdown by the taxman on the tobacco industry in the past months has resulted in a backlash which has seen South African Revenue Service (Sars) investigators become the target of spies, double agents, dirty tricks and the leaking of false allegations
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 31, 2014 13:56
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[Asia, India] Letters: Clearing the smoke

As a result of high and discriminatory taxes on cigarettes, illegal cigarettes - comprising both smuggled and domestic-tax-evaded cigarettes - are now a significant 19 per cent of total industry resulting in revenue loss of Rs 6,000 crore to the excheque
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 21, 2014 02:42
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[Asia, India] High duties on cigarette will lead to tax evasion: Tobacco Institute

The Union Budget's proposed steep hike in excise duties on cigarettes, ranging from 11 per cent to 72 per cent, is likely to accelerate smuggling and tax evasion by domestic trade, according to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII).
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Jul 13, 2014 19:41
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[UK] OPEN CONSULTATION: Public Health White Paper

The proposals cover a range of public health issues, including action to reduce the harms to health caused by smoking, alcohol misuse and obesity. They provide a set of practical actions which, when combined, aim to have a positive impact on health and we
GOV.UK
added Apr 3, 2014 13:28
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[Maryland] ARCHIVE: Tobacco Lobbyist Victor L. Crawford Reveals His Tactics (1995)

the inclination to undo much of the harm he says he believes he caused as a lobbyist for the tobacco industry. Crawford, an attorney and retired Maryland state legislature who live in Rockville, MD, worked as a contractual lobbyist for the Tobacco Instit
GASP of Colorado (Group to Alleviate Smoking Pollution)
added Apr 1, 2014 13:06
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ARCHIVE: DAVE BARRY: Tobacco Seems To Be A Non-ethics Area

If crack dealers were smart, they`d stop shooting at each other and set up a Crack Institute, staffed by trained scientists, to do long-term research. Also they`d purchase some U.S. senators and pay big bucks for newspapers and magazines to run advertisem
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 9, 2014 16:46
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What happens when the tobacco industry gets to pick the Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health?

Anyone in the room could cross any scientist off the list, no reasons needed, which means the Tobacco Institute had complete veto power. Scientists with publicly declared positions on tobacco (either way) were also struck from the list.
PLOS Blogs
added Jan 9, 2014 16:44
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[Canada] TO: Horace R. Kornegay FROM: William Kloepfer, Jr. SUBJ: Report on meeting at AMA re ERF tobacco program (PDF)

AMA is not prepared to make any statement regarding termination of the smoking-health research program, knows of no statement which would not further damage the images of both itself and the tobacco industry, and is under no internal pressure to make any
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:21
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