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[Australia] BRINKLEY: Big Tobacco Wants to do to Foreigners What it has Done to Americans

Wouldn’t that be ironic – paying damages to a corporation whose products damage people’s health? A corporation that was, along with other American tobacco companies, found guilty of fraudulently covering up the health risks...McConnell and other legislato
added Dec 17, 2014 05:26

[UK] Leading Tory backbench MP Jacob Rees-Mogg 'failed to declare interests'

Jacob Rees-Mogg spoke in four debates in the Chamber in support of the tobacco, mining and oil and gas industries without declaring that he is a founder and director of a firm with multimillion-pound investments in the sectors.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 15, 2014 07:33

[Australia] Meet the $1.3 billion super woman: How Dr King trumped big tobacco

Knowing many of her colleagues would be unhappy with the investment too, Dr King approached Health Super, the fund many hospital employees used at the time. Within a year, the fund, which later merged with First Super, had divested $200 million in tobacc
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Dec 7, 2014 18:05
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[Africa, Sierra Leone] Helping to tackle Ebola

Employees in our Bristol Head Office raised nearly £1,300 in cash donations for the appeal, a total which the company matched whilst a further £5,000 was also donated by our non-profit organisation the Altadis Foundation. ...sent ... Action Against Hunge
Imperial Tobacco (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:22
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[Morocco] Moroccan Cleric Says Work in Tobacco Manufacturing Prohibited in Islam

Muslim scholar Dr. Ahmad Raisouni has issued a Fatwa prohibiting work in tobacco manufacturing companies. The fatwa was issued in response to a Moroccan citizen from Tangier‘s inquiry into whether he could accept a job offer with an Emirati tobacco compan
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:11

[Russia] Local Companies Get Greener

Japan Tobacco International's Petro factory, for instance, introduced a $2.5 million biological/chemical scrubber at its local plant which helps to purify atmospheric emissions, a $2.3 million innovation that eliminates the tobacco smell created during t
St. Petersburg Times (ru)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:41

US Labor Department announces updated lists of goods produced by child labor, forced labor

The sixth edition of the "List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor," mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005, was released today by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs. In ac
US Department of Labor
added Dec 3, 2014 03:50

List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor

Argentina Tobacco / Brazil Tobacco / Cambodia / Indonesia / Kenya / Kyrgyz Republic / Lebanon / Malawi / Mexico / Mozambique / Nicaragua / Philippines / Tanzania / Uganda / Zambia
US Department of Labor
added Dec 3, 2014 03:47

[Kazakhstan, USA] US adds to list of items from child, forced labor

Labor Department on Monday expanded its list of products worldwide it says were likely produced by child or forced labor...Three items were removed from the list: tobacco from Kazakhstan, charcoal from Namibia and diamonds from Zimbabwe.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 3, 2014 03:30

[Virginia] Tobacco commission grant above recommended amount

Led by powerful GOP lawmakers in recent years, the commission has come under fire for what critics say is an opaque, haphazard system of awarding grants often based on political considerations. The commission approved the first $10 million grant aimed at
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 1, 2014 18:20
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