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Johns Hopkins University to divest holdings in major coal producers

The vote marks only the third time in the university's history that the trustees have barred a particular type of investment because of broad social concerns....South Africa...In 1991, the trustees voted to end all direct investments in tobacco company st
Johns Hopkins University
added Dec 15, 2017 03:02
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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco Named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said: “British American Tobacco belongs to a very exclusive global community of Top Employers and it’s continuously showing great achievements. In 2017 it was certified – for the seventh consecutive year -
Business Wire
added Dec 13, 2017 13:59
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Haberman Wins AOR Duties for ClearWay Minnesota, Launches ‘Big Tobacco Lied’ Campaign

ClearWay Minnesota, “an independent nonprofit organization that improves the health of all Minnesotans by reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke,” has named Haberman as its agency of record.
Ad Week
added Dec 13, 2017 04:25
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Apple will not honor your warranty if you smoke around your computer, true or false?

Apple will not honor the warranty on your Apple computer if you’ve exposed it to cigarette smoke, even second-hand smoke. TRUE
WYTV News Channel 33 (Youngstown, OH)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:32
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FDA Wants to Put Anti-Smoking Ads in C-Stores / POS advertising to combat 'triggers' for cigarette smokers

Ads will be placed in various locations at the point-of-sale, including at the gas pump, front door and cash register and on shelves, the FDA said. Studies show that in-store displays and other tobacco advertisements can trigger unplanned cigarette purch
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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Merck raises stakes in lung cancer as rivals close in

Merck & Co Inc, maker of the only immunotherapy approved for patients newly-diagnosed with the most common type of lung cancer, could solidify its lead by playing the long game, even as rivals edge closer.
Reuters
added Dec 12, 2017 01:03
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FDA launches public education campaign to encourage adult smokers trying to quit cigarettes

The “Every Try Counts” campaign targets smokers ages 25-54 who have attempted to quit smoking in the last year.... “... encourages smokers to rethink their next pack of cigarettes at the most critical of places — the point of sale. Tobacco companies have
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 11, 2017 21:00
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APPEALS COURT HEARS CHALLENGE TO RETAIL TOBACCO ENFORCEMENT

the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments in the case of Orton Oil v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The case came about after the FDA charged Orton with three violations of the law on retail sales of toba
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Labor, farmers appeal to bicam on tobacco excise tax

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), PhilTobacco Growers Association (PTGA) and the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) expressed their opposition to raise anew the tobacco excise tax, citing the significant reduction in production and huge j
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:34
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[Asia-pacific] IN INDONESIA, BIG TOBACCO CLINGS TO A SMOKESCREEN

Companies in the US may have been forced to come clean about the dangers of cigarettes, but in Southeast Asia lobby groups are paid to stifle attempts to enlighten the public
South China Morning Post
added Dec 10, 2017 19:47
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