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[Canada, New Jersey] AMA REPORT ON PRODUCT LIABILITY: Bad Medicine, Good Politics: Doctoring the Evidence of Tobacco's Harm; The Alliance Between The Tobacco Industry and the American Medical Association (PDF)

American Medical Association and the tobacco industry were for 15 years among the strangest of bedfellows that politics makes. The association's constitution commands it "to promote. . the betterment of public health." Yet in 1963, the AMA was so bent on
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:10
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[New York] ARCHIVE: The Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association (PDF)

Changing names to hide its identity has not hidden ESRTA's strong ties to the tobacco industry. In 1994, ESRTA Executive Director Scott Wexler, noted as a “strong ally of PM [Philip Morris],” admitted that the group took money from the Tobacco Institute,
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:45
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[Missouri] PION: St. Charles city and county need smoke-free air

Recently scheduled public hearings regarding a possible St. Charles city Smoke-Free Air Act appear motivated not to further public health but to counter efforts by St. Charles County Councilman Joe Cronin, who has twice tried to get a countywide smoke-fre
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 24, 2013 05:05
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80s Promo Video for the Tobacco Institute, A Pro-Smoking Trade Group

The video trumpets the many pro-tobacco activities undertaken by the group, including: lobbying politicians to prevent the passage of smoking laws, fact-checking and disputing anti-smoking statements by the Surgeon General, and researching public attitude
Laughing Squid (blog)
added Mar 10, 2013 11:53
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[Africa, Namibia, South Africa] A huff and a puff save money

The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa, here represented by its CEO, Mr Francois van der Merwe signed a Memorandum of Understading with the Ministry of Finance to address the revenue loss that arises from cigarette smuggling. Short of saying the Minis
Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:09
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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] Hijackings an inside job — Chihuri

The suspected industrial espionage in which South African companies reportedly hire hijackers to steal export cigarette consignments in transit is an inside job by local tobacco companies, Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has said. He made t
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:24
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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] BAT-sucked in alleged industrial espionage

BAT works with Forensic Security Services, a firm of private detectives, in carrying out corporate espionage on the continent. This confirms investigations by The Herald that Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa contracted Forensic Security Services to sp
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:18
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[South Africa] Smuggled cigarettes cost R12bn in taxes

South Africans will smoke 8-billion smuggled cigarettes‚ an increase of 500-million cigarettes from last year‚ costing the government R12bn in lost taxes this year‚ Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa) CEO Francois van der Merwe says.
News24 (za)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:09
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[South Africa] 'Smoking laws too restrictive'

The draft regulations on smoking in public places and certain outdoor public places are too restrictive, the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa) said on Monday.
iafrica.com
added Jul 2, 2012 11:31
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[South Africa] Smokers warned against illegal cigarettes

The Tobacco Institute of South Africa on Friday urged smokers not to buy illegal cigarettes as it could be detrimental to their health
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jun 9, 2012 22:41
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