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[Asia-pacific] JOHNSON: Tobacco ‘Carve Out’ Proposal Shows How TPP Hurts Us

what else does it let corporations sue governments for? The need for a “tobacco carve-out” shows that there are few, if any, limits. It begs the question: what else can corporations get away with if TPP is approved?
Campaign for America’s Future
added Oct 4, 2015 11:24

[North Carolina] Davie cigarette maker has role in low-nicotine study

A biotechnology company with a Mocksville operation, 22nd Century Group Inc., said Friday its low-nicotine traditional cigarettes were used in a high-profile research study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. 22nd Century, based in Clarence
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 2, 2015 21:29

QUEEN: How could VW be so dumb? Blame the unethical culture endemic in business

some evidence suggests that not only are business students more impaired in their moral judgments in a broader sense than are those in other majors and professional schools, but that business schools themselves may be responsible.
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 2, 2015 10:57

[Asia-pacific] Business, ag groups urge TPP nations to avoid exclusions

National Association of Manufacturers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Council for International Business, American Farm Bureau, National Foreign Trade Council and Emergency Committee for American Trade — sent a letter on Monday to all Trans-Pacific Partne
The Hill
added Oct 1, 2015 08:58

Russian retailer Dixy says Bristol deal may unravel

Russian food retailer Dixy (DIXY.MM) said on Wednesday it may end up scrapping a planned deal to take a controlling stake in tobacco and spirits chain Bristol.
added Oct 1, 2015 08:49

[Florida] FISHER: Is VW The Next Big Tobacco For Plaintiff Lawyers?

Scott Schlesinger, a Fort Lauderdale attorney who has won a quarter of a billion dollars in jury verdicts against tobacco companies, and now has filed the first of what he expects to be many lawsuits against VW. What VW did, Schlesinger said, “is pretty m
added Sep 30, 2015 15:23

[Nevada] Outside gaming expo, table-game dealers push for smoke-free casinos

They’re tired of the carcinogenic puffs of smoke in their faces. Tired of gaming executives placing profits over employees’ health. And tired of inaction from the Nevada Legislature. “If the state goes nonsmoking, there’s no competition,” said Cynthia Fa
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 30, 2015 09:36

[UK] Altria clouds SABMiller deal prospects

Beer and cigarettes are not the healthiest combination, but for Altria, the maker of Marlboro, owning 27 per cent of brewer SABMiller has proven lucrative.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:30

No reservations! Small South Dakota Indian tribe pushes ahead with plan to open nation's first-ever marijuana resort

Santee Sioux tribe numbering 400 people plan to grow their own pot and sell it in a smoking lounge with a nightclub, arcade games and bar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:45

Is the fossil fuel industry, like the tobacco industry, guilty of racketeering?

Last week, after an eight-month investigation, InsideClimate News revealed that from the late-1970s to the mid-1980s, scientists at Exxon were in fact at the cutting edge of climate science... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has noted that the fossil f
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:55
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