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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] Alliance One International Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it has made significant progress in the investigation previously disclosed ... Moving forward, AOI will not source Kenyan leaf tobacco, but will continue to process Ugandan tobacco in a third party Kenyan facility. Additionally, as previously reported, i
PR Newswire
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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CHAPMAN: What to make of tobacco industry research declarations of ‘no conflicts of interest’?

Being employed by a company with direct commercial interests in the research in question should never allow authors to mock the process by declaring they have no conflicting interests.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 06:34
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GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., LORILLARD: Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (PDF)

earlier order granting rehearing en banc is therefore VACATED. As a majority of the judges of this Court in active service and eligible to hear it have voted in favor of granting rehearing en banc, it is ORDERED that this case will be reheard en banc
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 4, 2016 17:29
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SIEGEL: More on Failed Disclosures: Even Former Tobacco Industry-Funded Scientists Disclose their Past History of Financial Conflicts

In 2014, Dr. Roger Jenkins was co-author of an article published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology on acute cardiovascular reactions to inhaled particles. ....The tobacco companies were found guilty of violating the RICO statute in large part
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:55
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SIEGEL: Violation of Conflict of Interest Principles and Seemingly Dishonest Disclosures Confirmed: Authors Should Have Revealed Past History of Funding from Big Pharma

The disclosure states that the authors have received no funding, directly or indirectly, from pharmaceutical companies. But several of the authors have received funding from pharmaceutical companies. So this appears not only to be a failed disclosure, but
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:50
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[Australia] National Party accepts more than $10,000 in tobacco donations

The Nationals' federal director, Scott Mitchell, denied that the two most recent tobacco payments were political donations, but fees for the company to meet the party's federal council, and to attend drinks after budget night. . . . The party had not dec
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:19
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[Australia] National Party accepted more than $10,000 from tobacco industry

Tobacco company Philip Morris donated $10,780 to the national party between 2014 and 2015, the latest donor report from the Australian Electoral Commission revealed on Monday, the Brisbane Times reports. The donation was made after former Prime Minister
ninemsn (au)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:15
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Zero tax bill for UK big six ($$)

AT LEAST six of Britain’s 10 biggest multinationals — including Shell, British American Tobacco (BAT) and Lloyds Banking Group — paid no UK corporation tax in 2014 despite combined global profits of more than £30bn.
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:40
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Six British multinationals 'did not pay any UK corporation tax in 2014'

British American Tobacco (BAT), one of the world's five largest tobacco companies, said it didn't pay any corporation tax because it didn't make any profit on its UK activities.
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:39
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[Asia] Tobacco industry robs Bangladesh child workers of childhood

Child labour in tobacco processing and bidi factories is banned in Bangladesh. But a large number of children continue to be employed in these hazardous activities for a living. During a recent visit to the northern district of Lalmonirhat, children we
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jan 30, 2016 21:40
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