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Philip Morris misleading the public about nicotine in heated tobacco

28 August 2022 By Laura Margottini , Matthew Chapman, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism Philip Morris International, the world’s biggest multinational tobacco company, is drastically misleading consumers about the amount of nicotine in its range of Iqos heated tobacco products, developed by the company as a “better” alternative to cigarettes. In some promotional material, and to Bureau staff […]

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Rise of single-use vapes sending tonnes of lithium to landfill

15 July 2022 By Matthew Chapman , Fin Johnston, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism Millions of disposable vapes that could be recycled are ending up in landfill despite containing lithium, an in-demand metal needed for batteries. A joint investigation by the Bureau, Sky News and the Daily Telegraph suggests that two disposable vapes are being thrown away every second in

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Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine contender: Medicago’s breakthrough, ties to Big Tobacco and warnings a pandemic was coming

11 January 2021 Carolyn Jarvis & Emanuela Campanella, Global News: Under a winter’s snow cover on the outskirts of Quebec City, a high-tech greenhouse, set at a balmy 23 C, is growing row after row of a weed that could help end the coronavirus pandemic. It’s called Nicotiana benthamiana, a relative of the tobacco plant, native to

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SEATCA Publications

  Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference: FCTC Article 5.3 Toolkit (2015) This toolkit presents a range of issues, policy options, and considerations that each country needs to take into account for purposes of developing country efforts for the implementation of Article 5.3 related to protection of tobacco control measures from interference by the tobacco industry of

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