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[UK] Anti-smoking experts to sue Times for claims of tobacco payouts

published an apology to one of the scientists cited, Clive Bates...claim they have been falsely accused of accepting “tens of thousands of pounds from tobacco companies to carry out research into e-cigarettes”.... five scientists, including professor Karl
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 12:16

[Australia] Medibank moves $170m to tobacco-free investment fund

“We’re proud to be investing in a tobacco-free portfolio,” Drummond said on Monday. “This decision is just good business sense. Our mission for better health has to carry all the way through our business – from our employees and customers through to inve
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 11:38

[Australia] Malcolm Turnbull told to quit the cigs after stakes in big tobacco revealed

So why does Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull still have a financial stake in two of the world's biggest tobacco companies, 18 months after... One is a European fund that invests in British American Tobacco and the others are Japanese funds with shares in
Hills News (NSW) (au)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

[California] Essential Politics: Tobacco companies claim proponents of cigarette tax will 'use the new revenue to enrich their top executives'

the No on Proposition 56 campaign contends that the doctors and health insurance groups financing the initiative wrote it to avoid external oversight over the money going to low-income patient care. “They even exempted themselves from the new audit requi
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 21, 2016 00:21

[Australia] KING: Attacking the source of a 6 million deaths per year epidemic: tobacco industry divestment

I founded Tobacco Free Portfolios to collaboratively engage with leaders of the finance sector to encourage tobacco free investment...recently took a global step and we were delighted to work with the global insurance giant AXA who announced a tobacco fr
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 20, 2016 17:30

[Africa, Uganda] APIITA: Penalize fossil fuel and tobacco polluters for climate damages

"Defendants have engaged in and executed – and continue to engage in and execute – a massive 50-year scheme to defraud the public, including consumers of cigarettes, in violation of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act”. Consequently in t
The New Vision (ug)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:35
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Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 17, 2016 15:03

[Switzerland] ARCHIVE: Report of the inquiry into the case concerning Prof. Ragnar Rylander* (PDF)

the complaint for defamation filed by Prof. Rylander against Mr. Pascal Diethelm and Dr. Jean-Charles Rielle...Rylander cannot be considered as an independent researcher vis-à-vis the tobacco industry since he maintained long-standing and largely secret l
Swissweb de la Prévention et de la Gestion Promotionnelle de la Santé
added Oct 16, 2016 15:42

[Pakistan] Ajay Devgn WON'T promote tobacco ever again

Ajay, who was initially unaware of the negative impact his association with the pan masala brand could create. And if sources are to be believed a request by the Delhi government, he has now taken a call to end his contractual obligation with the said br
Bollywood Life (in)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:22

WURTH: US, Companies Should Protect Child Tobacco Workers

Tobacco companies, the Obama administration, and Congress can fix this problem, and the fact that children are suffering harm because they need the money is all the more reason why they urgently need protection.
Human Rights Watch
added Oct 14, 2016 17:57
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