fix articles 9015, tobacco
US mergers set new record in October (tags)
With Qualcomm’s announcement Thursday of a $39 billion deal to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV, October has set a new monthly record for US mergers and acquisitions.
Philippine president signs law requiring tobacco companies to put graphic health warnings (tags)
President Benigno Aquino, a known smoker, signed the law that will require the scary warning label to cover 50% of the bottom of cigarette packs, front and back. Tens of thousands of people die each year from tobacco-related diseases in the Philippines.
More tobacco, less health care as Trans-Pacific Partnership secrecy tightens (tags)
The secrecy shrouding the TPP text remains in place, with a stronger curtain apparently about to shut out any stray sunshine.
Did you know marijuana is addictive just like heroin??? (tags)
Did you know marijuana is addictive just like heroin!!! And smoking marijuana is just as dangerous as smoking tobacco!!!!
Dioxin Deniers at the FDA (tags)
The FDA will ignore pesticides, chlorine, dioxins, radiation and other industrial parts of typical cigarettes in its new Act. This Act, supposedly against the cigarette industry, is entirely in support of that industry, even to the point of assisting it to evade legal consequences.
Reefer Madness II: Corporate war on natural plants continues. (tags)
The war on tobacco is a fake crusade designed to protect the cigarette industry. It's not about "smoking" or "clean air" but about covering up for some pretty mind-blowing crimes from the cigarette cartel.
Obama May Sign Pesticide Industry Protection Act (tags)
All Bad Legislation comes wearing a halo. That's how about 60 years of Reefer Madness drug war atrocities began. The just-passed law (not signed yet) giving the FDA power to "regulate tobacco" is not what mainstream media, or public officials tell us. This is Reefer Madness II, concocted by the same industries who did RM I...important whether or not one cares about "smoking" of any plant.
Smoking is Safe and Healthy!!! Honest!!! (tags)
Lies the big tobacco companies have told us for years to get us to smoke, and more important give them our money so we could die an early painful death from cigarettes
Compulsory Patronage of Private Business? (tags)
Forced Patronage of Private Businesses seems to violate Constitutional Protections against Compulsory Speech. It also forces people to give money to investments, by insurers, in what may be the very industry that caused one's illness!
Scientists' Report Documents ExxonMobil’s Tobacco-like Dis-info Campaign on Global Warming (tags)
[Along with Government interference in reports and speeches by it's own scientists, this article helps to explain why Americans are not marching in the streets about climate change.]
Arizona to implement full tobacco tax hike despite ballot error (tags)
The state plans to implement a voter-approved tobacco tax increase at the 80 cents per pack of cigarettes, even though erroneous ballot wording indicated the increase would only be less than a penny a pack.
Richard Berman (tags)
Richard Berman claims to help the average consumer. In fact, he works for corporate America.
BS ALERT (tags)
The Center For Consumer Freedom have several websites (ActivistCash.com, BMIscale.com, NeoProhibition.com etc..) and runs commercials to inform and protect us from "the growing fraternity of food cops, health care enforcers, militant activists, meddling bureaucrats, and violent radicals" but are in fact a fake front for corporate America and FOX news that want us to buy their products (oh and die from diabetes, cancer, heart disease and liver failure.)
BTL:Bush Administration May Reject Ratification of... (tags)
...International Tobacco Control Treaty ~ Interview with Derek Yach, one of the principle drafters of the International Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Reversing Global Warming. (tags)
if we all do our part we can save the earth.
CHERYL SEAL REPORTS: Iraq's New War: Blackmarket Bloodshed and Corporate Intrigue (tags)
Who has been targeting Iraq's police and military? The likely culprits are, mysteriously, not even being mentioned as a possibility by Bush or the media
Smoking Out Big Tobacco (tags)
By means of their settlement with the States, the tobacco people have achieved something else that is absolutely invaluable to them -- complacent Americans think that the tobacco problem is solved.
World cracks down on Big Tobacco (tags)
To slow the spread of smoking, especially in poor nations, where smoking rates are soaring, the World Health Organization in Geneva voted for unprecedented and potentially deep restrictions on tobacco products.
Death by choice (tags)
We'll tell you what to think.
How Anti-Smoking HELPS the Cig Industry (tags)
The best way for corporate criminals AND Globalization forces to Limit Protest and to Control the Debate is...to Pretend to Be Their Own Enemy. Working well, so far.
Un-President Bush Puts A New Spin On "Earth Day" With His Message (tags)
"Earth Day" -- It's no longer for wimps!
Pesticide Pegs vs. Tobacco (tags)
Many believe that the globally-expanding War on Natural Plants (tobacco div.) is just about two "sides": health interests vs. cigarette makers (or "evil" tobacco). Many may have to think again. We ought not forget "Refer Madness".
Soros, cigs, hemp and Shadow Convention (tags)