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[Asia-pacific] BRINKLEY: Friends Of Big Tobacco Worship False Idols

Friends of the tobacco industry blame Obama for screwing them in the TPP, even though the tobacco exemption was added at the behest of Malaysia and agreed on by 12 governments. Getting angry and blaming your adversaries is easier and more politically pr
Forbes
added Feb 12, 2016 20:52
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[Colorado] Litigation In The Marijuana Industry Lights Up ($$)

class action hit the marijuana industry with the filing of various tort, strict liability and contract claims against LivWell Inc. in Colorado...dangers of Eagle 20 are known and documented. The product is not approved for use in tobacco products...
Law360
added Feb 9, 2016 22:11
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[Asia] Azerbaijan doubles acreage and increases purchase price of tobacco

Azerbaijan doubles acreage and increases purchase price of tobacco Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Ministers for Economy Shahin Mustafayev and for Agriculture Heydar Asadov have met with representatives of the enterprises for tobacco manufacture and processing. T
Azerbaijan Business Center (az)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:37
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[Africa] ARCHIVE: Eliminating child labour in Malawi: a British American Tobacco corporate responsibility project to sidestep tobacco labour exploitation

transnational tobacco companies are using child labour projects to enhance corporate reputations and distract public attention from how they profit from low wages and cheap tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 8, 2016 16:54
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] ARCHIVE: CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO CULTIVATION IN THE ASEAN REGION (PDF)

Child labour is prevalent in tobacco cultivation in Southeast Asia. All ASEAN countries are Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and, hence, are obligated to enforce the Convention and ensure their rights are pro
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:52
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Big tobacco, child labour and the International Labour Organization

‘The Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation is a global leader in preventing child labour in tobacco agriculture and protecting and improving the lives of children in tobacco-growing areas....In reality, ECLT is an alliance of tobacco comp
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 16:47
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Cheap Cigarettes Are Burning Greece's Finances

Greeks could smoke, drink and gamble their way out of their next financial hole, if only they were taxed on all of it... “Illicit cigarette and bulk tobacco trade strips the Greek state from significant revenue each year that could be used for paying pens
Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2016 16:41
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports up 7 percent

TOBACCO exports increased by more than seven percent to $183 million in January this year after exporting 25 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf, latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) show. During the same period last year,
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:13
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Kids trapped in Tobacco Menace

For many struggling Lalmonirhat families, relatively lucrative tobacco farming appears to be a blessing. But cultivating the crop brings significant health consequences. Worse still, with children commonly engaged in tending fields, the health of many yo
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:00
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[Bulgaria] We’ve been elaborating declaration to dissociate ourselves from information about tobacco growers protests: chair (ROUNDUP)

“The National Tobacco Growers Association is elaborating a declaration by which will be sent to the media and to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (MAF) to dissociate ourselves from information about protests of tobacco growers that is circulating in
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:57
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