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[Africa] Tobacco-curing eats up Zimbabwe's forests

Zimbabwe's Forestry Commission says 20 percent of the 330,000 hectares of natural forest lost annually (the Commission's 2005 figures) was cut for firewood to cure tobacco. The deforestation rate was particularly high during the height of the land refor
New Europe
added Jul 31, 2014 14:00
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[Asia] Govt of India is the biggest tobacco offender – and the biggest investor in ITC

Consider this for irony. The government taxes cigarettes heavily. But it is government that is most invested in ITC, India's largest cigarette maker. Government is taxing its own biggest investment, but benefits from both.
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:53
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Ex-First Couple’s Defense in Virginia: The State of Their Union

In exchange for Mr. Williams’s largess, prosecutors charge that Mr. McDonnell arranged for him to pitch his product ... and that the first couple tried to help Mr. Williams set up scientific studies of a Star Scientific dietary supplement, Anatabloc, at V
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:52
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LETTER: Climate change deniers follow Big Tobacco strategy

Echoing Big Tobacco strategy and his own earlier letter, David Klein's latest denial (July 20 letter) could have been written by McCann-Erickson, Tobacco's flack-house (presently Big Coal's and Big Oil's). The fingerprints match:
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2014 00:52
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[UK] ASA Adjudication on Department of Health

A TV ad for the NHS smoke free campaign showed a man who lit up a cigarette outside his house. A growth appeared on the cigarette ... We investigated the ad under BCAP Code rules 3.1 (Misleading advertising) and 3.9 (Substantiation) but did not find it i
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:41
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[UK] Department of Health ‘cancer growth’ ad found to be truthful by the ASA

A Department of Health ad showing a man smoking a cigarette, featuring a growth that grew with each puff, has not been banned by the ASA, despite complaints.
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:40
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[Australia, UK] Tobacco group’s advert ‘misled public’ ($$)

lost another round in the battle to stop plain packaging reaching Britain after the advertising watchdog upheld a complaint against a campaign that suggested there was no “hard evidence” it would reduce smoking.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:38
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[UK] ASA Adjudication on Gallaher Ltd

Because we considered the ad implied that no real evidence existed to support the introduction of plain packaging at the time the ad appeared and because we understood that such evidence existed to support the introduction of plain packaging, we consider
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:36
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[UK] Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
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Judge: FDA can’t use menthol report

The involvement of DHHS in the lawsuit comes in part from a recommendation of an ethics official who concluded a menthol ban would have no “direct and predictable effect” on the financial interests of drug companies that make smoking-cessation products.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:22
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