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[Australia, UK] Tobacco company flags appeal over plain packaging

British American Tobacco has suggested an appeal is likely amid reports that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has upheld landmark Australian laws on cigarette plain packaging. A leaked draft of the WTO ruling found that packaging constituted a legitimat
BBC Online
added May 9, 2017 14:31
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Child labour on tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch published an open letter asking BAT shareholders to press the company to “strengthen its processes for identifying and addressing human rights risks in its global supply chain.” [5]
Medium
added May 5, 2017 12:45
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Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case - Bloomberg

A spokeswoman for British American Tobacco declined to comment on the ruling until it was publicly released, but suggested the complainants would keep fighting. "As there is a high likelihood of an appeal by some or all of the parties, it's important to
Reuters
added May 5, 2017 12:37
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FLOC speaks out against speaks out against abuses in BAT supply chain

Leaders from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) challenged (BAT) during their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London about their failure to be transparent and take concrete action despite numerous reports detailing human rights abuses on BAT cont
Medium
added May 5, 2017 04:33
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Australia Reported to Win Landmark Trade Case on Tobacco Plain Packaging – Bold Strategy Is Spreading Worldwide

Ukraine, Honduras and the Dominican Republic received technical and financial support from [BAT] and [PMI]. It was also reported that Ukraine filed the complaint against Australia at the request of the American Chamber of Commerce,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 5, 2017 01:43
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New Sustainability Report Shows How British American Tobacco is Responding to a Changing World

The report outlines the work of the Group across three strategic focus areas of harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods, and corporate behaviour
CSRwire
added May 4, 2017 00:26
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E-liquids allergy guide

‘An allergic reaction is an overreaction by the body’s immune system to compounds that a person is ‘allergic’ to,’ the press note said. ‘Even if a compound has the potential to cause such a reaction (i.e. it is an allergen), that doesn’t mean it will. Wh
Tobacco Reporter
added May 4, 2017 00:18
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] KABANDA: Tobacco worse than terrorism

Included in Kenya’s Tobacco Control Regulations are ...These same provisions are in the Uganda Tobacco Control Act of 2015. In the said Act the introductory and the preamble sections elucidate the objectives of the Act which among others is to fulfill Uga
The Independent (ug)
added May 3, 2017 22:34
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VAPING VS SMOKING: E-CIGARETTES ARE SAFE, DON’T CAUSE CANCER, NEW STUDY REVEALS

For this newer study published in Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis and conducted by researchers at British American Tobacco, it was found that the nicotine-free vapors neither induce damage to cells nor cause cancer. Researchers also stated that e
Inquisitr
added May 2, 2017 19:59
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[UK] E-cigarettes do NOT cause cancer: Study reinforces vaping is safer than smoking tobacco

Researchers from UK-based British American Tobacco exposed laboratory cells to the emissions of an electronic or standard cigarette to monitor their toxicity
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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