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Addiction published a letter signed by 6 high profile researchers, each with histories of working with tobacco companies…There is a very extensive research literature (eg here) that shows a consistent association between industry funding and research fi
Matthew Myers, president of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, said recently “the public health impact of different products varies based on how and to whom they are marketed.” I agree.
For the first time, the nation’s largest tobacco company also said it would back federal legislation to set the minimum legal age to buy tobacco products at 21 years old. The current federal minimum age is 18. In September, the U.S. Food and Drug Admini
The company also said, for the first time, that it would support federal legislation to raise the age to 21 for the purchase of any tobacco and vaping product.
is maneuvering to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy Japan and other tobacco-loving markets. One of the biggest purveyors of tobacco products, Philip Morris says making the world “smoke free” is its go
Leading public health groups are calling on the Texas-based Conrad Foundation to immediately sever ties…For the second year in a row, the Conrad Foundation has partnered with the Philip Morris-funded foundation on an initiative working with U.S. high sc
As of November 2017, there were 31 studies of HTP published in the peer reviewed literature, 20 of which were affiliated with the tobacco industry. The 11 independent studies focused on awareness, use, and secondhand emissions of HTP, while th
“This is a staggering hypocrisy,” it said, pointing out the firm still promotes smoking outside the UK. “The best way Philip Morris could help people to stop smoking is to stop making cigarettes,” George Butterworth, Cancer Research UK’s tobacco policy
the campaign, called Hold My Light, is an “important next step” in the company’s path to “ultimately stop selling cigarettes”. But Cancer Research UK said the company is only trying to promote its smoking alternatives such as e-cigarettes and heated toba
In developed countries, tobacco companies are investing in less harmful alternatives to conventional cigarettes, while in many developing nations, they’re advertising classic cigarettes as always…. Are politicians bribed by the tobacco industry? Not of
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