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[North Carolina] Big Tobacco is back trying to influence elections – especially in NC

activity was its steepest in 14 years, as it spent more than $1.1 million to support Grow NC Strong, a group that attacked Deborah Ross, who ran an unsuccessful challenge against Sen. Richard Burr...attack ad against Ross that had nothing to do with tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Feb 11, 2017 17:12
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong: Donors

1 Rai Services Co $1,100,000 $0 $1,100,000 / 7 Altria Client Services $25,000 $0 $25,000 / 10 Alliance One International $10,000 $0 $10,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:55
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong

Discloses Donors? YES Viewpoint: CONSERVATIVE Type of group: SUPER PAC Supports: Thom Tillis (R-NC) Grand Total Spent on 2016 Federal Elections: $1,273,880
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:53
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[Asia, Korea - South] Foreign tobacco firms levied taxes on profit from hoarded cigarettes

two foreign tobacco companies accused of pocketing profits by hoarding...The National Tax Service and the Ministry of Interior ordered Philip Morris Korea to pay 218 billion won in taxes and British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea 89 million won, and plan t
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:46
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it advertises tobacco in places where that’s allowed, and actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use... “It’s their latest public-relations effort and it
National Post (ca)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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[Indonesia] Report on Companies and Financial Institutions Benefiting from Human Rights Violations and Environmental Destruction (PDF)

Child labour and the tobacco supply chain: Tobacco grown by small, independent farmers in Indonesia enters the supply chains of Indonesian tobacco companies of various sizes, as well as the world’s largest multinational tobacco companies. The largest
Facing Finance (de)
added Feb 10, 2017 16:41
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Is Altria's Debt a Disaster Waiting to Happen?

Altria appears to be using its debt responsibly. By taking advantage of favorable conditions when they've arisen, Altria has done a good job of heading off any adverse consequences from rising debt levels on its balance sheet.
Motley Fool
added Feb 9, 2017 16:21
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists Empower Yogyakarta Residents to Show Their True Colors and Reject Tobacco Industry Exploitation

Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village, Yogyakarta, on the unveiling of “Show Your True Colors,”...This initiative subverts the actions Philip Morris International, which gained national and inte
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:28
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U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company Voluntarily Recalls Certain Smokeless Tobacco Products Manufactured at its Franklin Park, IL Facility

USSTC has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the recall and is working with federal authorities on this matter. USSTC initiated the recall after receiving eight consumer complaints of foreign metal objects, including sharp metal objects, f
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 9, 2017 01:23
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Update on U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Recall

said they have reached 97% of affected stores, pulling stock after eight customers in six states reported “sharp metal objects found in select cans.” “We are focused on moving swiftly, not only to get recalled product off the shelves, but to replenish st
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:49
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