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[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco farmers exploitation must stop-VALD

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has joined public health groups in Africa and the world over to call on the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of tobacco farmers.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:57
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WALSH: SAPVoice: How Big Data Is Like Big Tobacco - Part 1

Big Tobacco knew the writing was on the wall in the U.S. Long before the judgment came, they had diversified into food and other consumables. Big Data is running down a similar path. Deception? Check. Users are only now realizing on a broad basis that ma
Forbes
added Aug 26, 2014 20:25
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Philip Morris Loses Bid to Toss Military Contract Litigation

Philip Morris USA must defend against a whistle-blower lawsuit over cigarette pricing for the military, an appeals court ruled, rejecting the tobacco company’s claim the suit failed to cite new information.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2014 20:21
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[Africa] Tobacco-curing eats up Zimbabwe's forests

both the government and farmers have become increasingly aware that tobacco farming also comes at a great cost to the environment. Income from tobacco in 2013, accounted for at least 10.7 percent of the Zimbabwe’s GDP and 21.8 percent of all exports, co
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Aug 25, 2014 18:56
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[Asia, India] Board chief asks ryots to go for solar-powered tobacco barns

Tobbaco Board Chairman K.Gopal has urged the farmers to adopt latest farm technologies, including solar-powered barns to add more precision to the tobacco curing process.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:54
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[Virginia] VIDEO: Prosecutors hammer at McDonnell on flights, loans, golf

McDonnell conceded he did read a June 16, 2011 letter from Star Scientific in which Williams suggests scientific study of Anatabloc at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 25, 2014 18:46
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[Canada] Respected medical journal turns to dark side

A respected Canadian medical journal that was sold to offshore owners last year is now printing scientific junk for hire, but still trading on its original good name. Experimental & Clinical Cardiology was published in Oakville, Ont., for 17
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:16
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[Turkey] Bloomberg Funds Corrupt Turkish Autocrat In Global War On Smoking

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t let anything get in the way of his global war on smoking — not even egregious human rights violations.... Turkey also leads the world in imprisoned journalists — having put more reporters behind bars than
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2014 17:35
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[UK] Big Pharma anti-vaping ad complaint

The Complaint: Nicorette QuickMist ‘Don’t Vape. Quit for Good.’ advertisement. I would like to complain about the following advertisement for Nicorette Quickmist, a Johnson and Johnson product, with the headline “Don’t Vape. Quit for Good.”
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Aug 25, 2014 09:12
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[Asia, Korea - South] [Susan P. Mercado] If we stand together, no tobacco industry can survive

With very deep pockets, the tobacco companies have been highly resourceful in undermining tobacco control efforts....The WHO congratulates the NHIS for its courage in taking the fight to the industry, our common public health enemy.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2014 08:59
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