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The ‘Father of Stress’ Was a Tobacco Industry Shill

"the Einstein of medical research." By the 1950s, Selye's work had also drawn the attention of the tobacco industry... "The tobacco industry threw so much money at so many key researchers in the field," Petticrew said. "You just cannot read that literatu
Vice.com
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Florida] Philip Morris Wants Redo Over Atty's 'Predatory' Comparison ($$)

asked the Eleventh Circuit...to order a new trial in an Engle progeny case...arguing that plaintiff’s counsel made improper closing arguments that compared the tobacco company to a “predatory stranger stalking children.”
Law360
added Dec 7, 2017 23:25
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR step leads to enhanced tobacco consumption

The third slab was introduced, on request of the companies, apparently in a bid to control the illicit trade of cigarettes. After the decision, the companies reduced prices of some of their brands, which led to further enhancing consumption , thus earni
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:34
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Pollution putting million of infants at risk of brain damage, UNICEF says

The report also mentions the adverse effects of smoking tobacco, even if the fetus is exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb. "The polluting agents in burning tobacco, despite being different from the ones found in fossil fuels, have overlaps," Rees sai
CNN
added Dec 7, 2017 21:51
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truth® campaign prevents more than 300,000 young people from smoking in one year

an estimated 301,930 youth and young adults did not become smokers over the course of one year because of the truth campaign, according to a new study published in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:44
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Guidance: Registration and Product Listing for Owners and Operators of Domestic Tobacco Product Establishments / An unpublished Notice by the Food and Drug Administration on 12/08/2017

This revised guidance describes the compliance policy for product listing information updates for deemed tobacco products for persons who owned or operated domestic manufacturing establishments engaged in the manufacture of deemed products prior to August
Federal Register
added Dec 7, 2017 19:55
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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STROUD: CITIES AND STATES CONSIDER INCREASING TOBACCO AGE LIMIT TO 21, REGULATING ENDS LIKE TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Stroud considers local and state initiatives to increase the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21, and how policies are including electronic nicotine delivery systems, or e-cigarettes in these measures.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 8, 2017 19:10
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Will the FDA’s New Tobacco Strategy Be a Game Changer?

e-Cigarettes might have a role in helping smokers quit, but delaying their regulation won’t help motivate manufacturers to demonstrate that their products are safe and effective as smoking cessation aids, Fiore said.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Dec 8, 2017 17:55
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[Florida] JUDITH BERGER, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Defendant-Appellant: APPELLANT’S REPLY BRIEF / ANSWER BRIEF ON CROSS-APPEAL (PDF)

Comparing PM USA To A Child Predator Was Wholly Improper And Calculated To Inflame The Jury’s Passions / Plaintiff’s Counsel Improperly Disparaged PM USA’s Defense Of The Case And Injected Personal Opinions Into Closing
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 7, 2017 23:29
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