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[Colombia, Europe, Russia] No Reprieve for RJ Reynolds in Global Money Laundering Case

A federal appeals court turned heads last year when it ruled that the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act could apply to overseas conduct involving R.J. Reynolds. The court, though divided, stood by its decision on Monday, rejecting argume
Litigation Daily
added Apr 15, 2015 09:14

[Colombia, Washington] AUDIO: Fresh Air: Legalizing And Regulating Pot: A Growth Industry

Peter Bourne told me, yeah, absolutely. The tobacco companies, they had plans in place. They were ready to flip the switch if we decriminalize or legalized. They absolutely had contingency plans, he called them, in place.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 14, 2012 05:53

[Colombia] Bogotá tackles basuco addiction

derived from the Spanish for “dirty trash of cocaine”... More potent than the crack cocaine found across European and American cities, basuco is typically smoked through a pipe, although it is sometimes rolled in cigarette papers with tobacco or cannabis.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 11, 2015 00:43

[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10

Colombia Reports 14% of cigarettes sold in Colombia in 2011 were smuggled

Approximately 2.5 of the 15.4 billion cigarettes sold in Colombia in 2011 were smuggled, according to a study by Colombia's National Merchant Federation (Fenalco).
Colombia Reports (co)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:17

[Colombia] For Hire: 7,000 Former FARC Guerrillas

Coltabaco S.A.S., the country’s largest tobacco company, has spent $15 million on ­minimarkets and tobacco plantations that employ former guerrillas as well as members of the paramilitary death squads that were the rebels’ archenemies
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2017 10:29

[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52

[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Latin America, Mexico] Niños en la mira de la industria tabacalera (PDF)

Análisis sobre la publicidad y exhibición de productos de tabaco en los puntos de venta de América Latina como estrategia para atraer a niños, niñas y adolescentes al consumo
Fundación Interamericana del Corazón - Argentina (FIC Argentina) (ar)
added Nov 4, 2015 22:25

[Aruba, Colombia] CBC News: Disclosure - Cigarette Case: An Eye on Tobacco

CBC News (ca)
added Apr 9, 2003 00:00

[Colombia, Washington] ARCHIVE: How pot tax compares with other 'sin' taxes

Colorado voters will decide Tuesday on a tax for marijuana... Tobacco Colorado: 84 cents state tax per pack of cigarettes. For other tobacco products, the tax is 40%. A pack of cigarettes costing $5 will actually cost $7.00, including 2.9% sales tax pl
USA Today
added Apr 13, 2015 11:01
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