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Tobacco CEO and CVS exec both want people to quit smoking

Reynolds American announced that it will ban smoking from its offices starting next year. On the surface, the news isn’t shocking; society at-large has acknowledge cigarettes’ toxicity and banned their use in countless public places (and CVS Health recently outlawed the sale of tobacco products in its stores). 571 more words

Leadership

The Paradigm Shift

I believe there is a fair chance we could be watching the birth of a historic paradigm shift, one with the potential to save countless numbers of lives, and improve public health.  851 more words

Ecig

Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking

By Matt Richtel

Source: New York Times

Tobacco companies, long considered public health enemy No. 1, have suddenly positioned themselves as protectors of consumer well-being in the digital age. 1,294 more words

Society

More from frontlines

I hear that a drugs ‘king-pin'; from the ‘knights templar’ cartel in Michoacan state Mexico, has been caught. BUT methinks that this will do little, to curtail the illegal drug trade.. 141 more words

E Cigs Ban in NY

Wait wtf? New York is banning the sale of e cigs? Sort of but not really. They are looking to ban the sale of flavored e cigs and e liquids. 66 more words

Native Cigarette makers need to know what big tobacco learned in 2000 that canceled all lawsuits and actions against them

Commentary by Daniel J Towsey

Cigarette taxes are theft based on government lies, fraud and complicity in permitting deadly and harmful chemicals in big tobacco’s cigarettes. 431 more words

Agenda 21 And Global One World

Public Policy: Interest Groups & Big Tobacco

Interest groups, and the information that they disseminate, can be very influential in the policymaking process. For one thing, interest groups tend to operate in proximity of- or even alongside- other important actors in the policymaking process, such as congressional subcommittees and government agencies. 299 more words