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"… rest of the industries,” said Matt Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. “Whether it’s the chemical industry, whether its climate ch …"

"… hts, which debuted in 1971, became the nation’s best-selling cigarette. Tobacco companies knew from extensive internal research that smokers were addicted …"

"… duce the risk of disease. Stanton Glantz, director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California, San F …"

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"… a professor at the University of California, San Francisco’s Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. “They’re like the Borg,” the indomit …"

"… r oppose candidates as long as they do not coordinate with the candidates. Tobacco companies have given some $4.8 million to such independent political commi …"

"… vertising and other outreach. Meanwhile, a group called Citizens for Tobacco Rights, an advocacy campaign run by Altria, blasted emails to its members, …"

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"… igns with its published Vision and Beliefs and Transforming Tobacco statements, “or is otherwise in the interests of the company.” R …"

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"… tive of a small group of scientists — including several with ties to Big Tobacco —  that the food industry turns to over and over again to dete …"

"… food industry have done similar work for another well-known industry: Big Tobacco. The Center for Public Integrity found that at least four of the top 10 G …"

"… e said. “There’s no guarantee you’re going to get what you want.” Tobacco ties The Center for Public Integrity identified 10 GRAS panelists who hav …"

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"… llection of documents from Tobacco-related lawsuits called the Legacy Tobacco Documents Library, which exceeds 80 million pages. How to search the docu …"

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"… 111-31,” a Tobacco control law, and “the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act,” offering no additional details. But the leading e-cigaret …"

"… .” Cigarette king Reynolds American has also sponsored a new "Transform Tobacco" campaign, which aims to reduce the harm caused by smoking by offering a l …"

"… opposition to cigarette taxes and smoke-free workplace laws as examples. Tobacco interests spent nearly $27 million on federal-level lobbying efforts durin …"

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"… round 240 million and weak government regulations, Indonesia is one of Big Tobacco’s smoking giants. As of 2009, 28 percent of Indonesian adults were smoke …"

"… ent, one of the world's highest per-capita rates of smoking among children.Tobacco’s influence on the politics of smoking in Indonesia is punctuated by wha …"

"… billion for 97-percent ownership of the Sampoerna brand. British American Tobacco followed in 2009 with $494 million for an 85-percent stake in the Bentoel …"

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"… rheads anti-Tobacco advocacy in India for the global Framework Alliance on Tobacco Control.“Bidi makers are using old Tobacco industry tactics to defend th …"

"… Deepak Talwar, the Tobacco lobbyist who once represented British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International, also has helped him become a big player i …"

"… e Tobacco lobbyist who once represented British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International, also has helped him become a big player in the duty-free sp …"

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"… equired new warnings are an outgrowth of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009. When the label requirement is fully implemented in Se …"

"… search institute, in their December 2010 report for the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products.The FDA paid RTI $1.3 million to conduct the survey on reactions …"

"… ts user fees from the Tobacco industry each year to pay for the Center for Tobacco Products. The budget totaled $235 million last year, a figure that — tho …"

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"… world’s largest Tobacco companies, Philip Morris International, Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International.Last fall Russian Prime Minister Vladimir …"

"… Tobacco companies, Philip Morris International, Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International.Last fall Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin outlined a n …"

"… id.Around the world, anti-Tobacco activists are gaining ground against Big Tobacco, pushing tough new controls in many countries. But nations like Russia pos …"

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"… tates and other countries where Tobacco consumption is on the decline, Big Tobacco has drawn a line around developing nations that account for an increasingl …"

"… ecause of smoking-related illness, according to the World Lung Foundation. Tobacco consumption is the globe’s leading preventable cause of death.In Mexico …"

"… rom Tobacco companies.  Similar relationships between farmers and Big Tobacco are repeated in country after country throughout the developing world — …"

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"… ne and Moldova. Jin Ling was among the brands highlighted in a 2009 series Tobacco Underground, produced by the International Consortium of Investigative Jou …"

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"… verything from Medicaid to elder care programs. Since 2006, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Inc., and about 40 other cigarette makers that signed the s …"

"… ires states to force non-settling cigarette companies — such as National Tobacco Co., Cheyenne International and Smokin Joes — to pay a portion of r …"

"… 4 cents for every pack sold. In 2010, the states divvied up $6.4 billion. Tobacco companies that settled will pay more than $200 billion over 25 years to th …"

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"… 28 percent decline in the past three years, according to the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. Georgia, for example, will spend just $2 million of $369 millio …"

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"… al trade court against the government of Uruguay.Earlier, British American Tobacco offered a statement answering similar questions posed by ICIJ.“Smoke Scr …"

"… plementation of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, the first international health treaty, crafted in 2003 and now en …"

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"… d Black & Mild cigars. Altria backed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act in 2009, which Reid co-sponsored in the Senate. The bill, whic …"

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"… world’s population, have signed onto the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control – a legally binding international standard that governments can …"

"… arette taxes. With all this pressure, it’s easy to believe that Big Tobacco is down and out.But in five decades of fighting public health advocates ov …"

"… to be an effective brawler when its revenues are threatened. In fact, Big Tobacco may well have an answer to its woes: emerging markets and developing count …"

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"… ndustry intent on diluting tougher controls on smoking. Among the findings:Tobacco companies in Russia have long been financial backers of key politicians, m …"

"… ealth threats, despite its adoption of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. “The link between Tobacco companies and the Russian government …"

"… cts ended. Multinational Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco swiftly moved in, followed by Japan Tobacco, attracted by one of the world …"

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"… ruguay, with just 3.5 million people, might seem an unlikely arena for Big Tobacco to make a stand. But Mujica’s predecessor, physician Tabaré Vázquez, h …"

"… s week's latest round of talks on implementing the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the world’s first public health treaty, which calls for …"

"… l, when local companies complained that Philip Morris and British American Tobacco (BAT) were selling cigarettes at prices well under Uruguayan brands. That …"

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"… fund, the SEC said in its complaint.In Thailand, officials of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly, the government-owned cigarette producer, allegedly received more …"

The counterfeit cops

By Te-Ping Chen

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"… industry as an example, companies like Philip Morris and British American Tobacco work with dozens of investigators and informants around the world.Of cours …"

"… local manager for that firm had developed close ties to the official State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, which itself is charged with investigating counte …"

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"… ugh look at the key federal regulator on the issue, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and found that the ATF has turned a blind eye to …"

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"… na. His projected release date: September 2135.The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is investigating a number of cigarette smug …"

"… avery, according to the U.N.’s Group of Experts.Rujugiro owns Mastermind Tobacco Company, which produces Yes cigarettes, and Congo Tobacco Company, which p …"

"… owns Mastermind Tobacco Company, which produces Yes cigarettes, and Congo Tobacco Company, which produces Supermatch cigarettes, according to company filing …"

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"… Paraguayans have built up an off-the-books industry. Investigators for Big Tobacco say Paraguayan cigarettes are shipped to known Caribbean smuggling hubs li …"

"… t seen anything. … The capacity is just endless in South America.’”Tobacco factories in Paraguay range from sprawling, state-of-the-art manufacturing …"

"… ey in Asunción, Silveira declined to comment for this article.Filling Big Tobacco’s ShoesParaguayan cigarette manufacturers like to point out that they ar …"

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"… eading multinational Tobacco companies, Philip Morris International, Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Imperial Tobacco, and British American Tobacco (BAT), …"

"… , Philip Morris International, Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Imperial Tobacco, and British American Tobacco (BAT), have produced billions of excess ciga …"

"… Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Imperial Tobacco, and British American Tobacco (BAT), have produced billions of excess cigarettes in Ukraine, fueling a t …"

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"… f the barn,” said Linda Vandendriessche, chair of the Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers’ Marketing Board and herself a Tobacco farmer. “It’s no joke …"

"… h ministry, Health Canada. “We’re making more cigarettes than Imperial Tobacco [Canada’s leading Tobacco company],” boasted one Indian smuggler.All t …"

"… ns indicate that drug money has been used to finance the Tobacco business. Tobacco profits are likewise used to buy cocaine and marijuana, which are smuggled …"

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"… t the factory door,” said Russell Sciandra, director of the Center for a Tobacco Free New York.That may not be easy to do. Within hours of the bill’s ena …"

"… tes, you spend the night in jail and then you go through the system.”Big Tobacco’s Supply ChainA group of seven cigarette wholesalers, all but one in New …"

"… IJ in 2000 revealed how Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds, and British American Tobacco colluded with criminal networks to smuggle cigarettes worldwide in an effo …"

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