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[Ireland] Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND State agencies have, since 2013, paid out close to€4 million in consultancy fees to companies who have also represented the interests of Big Tobacco. Figures from seven government departments show that in the last two years alo
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:21
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[UK, USA, Wisconsin] British American Tobacco drops and sues PwC over pollution scandal

has dumped its auditors PwC and taken them to court over a potential $1bn (£651m) US environmental damages bill. It is the latest in a long line of tests for the Big Four auditing firm, which is still reeling from accusations by the Public Accounts Comm
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:36
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[Ireland] McDowell questions legality of proposal to penalise firms representing big tobacco

Former attorney general Michael McDowell believes it would be unlawful for the Government to seek to impose blanket bans on legal firms who act for big tobacco tendering for legal services advertised by the State.
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:17
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[Florida] Vaping activists to converge on Boca Raton city council tomorrow

Supporters are encouraging business owners as well as those who vape to attend the city council meeting happening Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Boca Raton City Hall located at 201 W Palmetto Park Rd in Boca Raton at 6:00 p.m. Other who are not able t
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:56
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Gates Foundation Ditches McDonald’s, Coca-Cola in Fourth Quarter

The Gates Foundation focuses on fighting polio, AIDS, malaria and improving health systems in developing countries. It doesn’t invest in companies whose corporate activity it finds to be “egregious,” including tobacco stocks and investments in Sudan, acco
Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38
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A Pinney for your thoughts / New partnership aims at helping Reynolds chart a future less dependent on traditional cigarettes

The Journal asked Pinney Associates' chief executive John Pinney and president Joe Gitchell for their perspective on why they agreed to the partnership, especially given the potential for a backlash from public health advocates and other tobacco industry
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2015 09:46
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Nascent Biotech Announces $225,000 NIH Grant Award in Conjunction with Mapp Biopharmaceutical

they have been awarded a $225,000 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant, titled “Novel Immunotherapy for Brain Cancer,” to fund initial development of tobacco plants as an adjunct expression system for Nascent Biotech’s lead candidate biopharmac
Business Wire
added Mar 1, 2015 09:42
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[USA] Counterfeit E-Cigs Hit Europe, U.S.

Liberty is hardly the only victim: British American Tobacco PLC's forensic experts have even discovered unlicensed e-cigarette versions of the company's combustible tobacco brands, including Kent and Vogue.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:13
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[Ireland] Reilly to restrict tenders from firms linked to tobacco group

Reilly is taking steps to prevent any firm which has a contract with a tobacco group from tendering to work for bodies under his remit, among them the child and family agency Tusla. The development comes on foot of the Minister’s disquiet that solicitors
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:07
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[UK] Proposal to make proxy tobacco purchase illegal welcomed by retailers

Industry representatives have welcomed the publication of regulations to make the proxy purchase of tobacco and nicotine inhaling products for under-18s an offence. The Nicotine Inhaling Products (Age of Sale and Proxy Purchasing) Regulations 2015 have
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:03
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