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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mugabe threatens tobacco farming ban

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has threatened to ban tobacco production if the indiscriminate cutting down of trees by Zimbabwe's poorly resourced indigenous farmers continues. In his Independence Day speech weekend, Mugabe said tobacco growers were causing de
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:19
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On Earth Day, Beware of Tobacco Giant’s Green Claims / Despite eco-friendly claims, American Spirit cigarettes harm people, environment

they’re also a major cause of air, land and water pollution. But you wouldn’t know it looking at Santa Fe’s magazine ads, which tout the company’s cigarettes as “natural,” “organic,” “100% additive-free” and even “eco-friendly.”...from Elle to Rolling Sto
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:14
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LETTERS: Morality and the Business of Selling Tobacco

Peter B. Bach implies that by ending the sale of tobacco products, CVS pharmacies are some kind of moral actor while Walgreens remains a greedy business. Walgreens’s funding of the American Cancer Society by extension also compromises the moral standing o
New York Times
added Apr 14, 2014 19:53
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Which Pharmacy Chain is Truly Anti-Smoking?

The American Cancer Society points out, and Bach acknowledges, that Walgreens is a leader in providing anti-smoking programs for its employees. But this is a paltry financial commitment to the cause compared to that of CVS, which is forsaking $2 billion
SameFacts.com (The Reality-Based Community)
added Apr 14, 2014 15:47
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[Africa] Tanzania: Morogoro Honours Tobacco Firm for Community Support

TANZANIA Leaf Tobacco Company (TLTC) was on Sunday named the overall winner of Uluguru Awards for the year 2014, having donated more than 200m/- in support of various development initiatives in Morogoro Region. Speaking in a colourful awards gala night d
All-Africa.com
added Apr 14, 2014 12:10
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[Malaysia, UK] British American Tobacco Launches 2013 Sustainability Summary Report

has launched its latest sustainability report which focuses on harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and corporate behaviour. The report titled 'Value Shared: A tobacco company for the 21st century' also focused on how the company worked in the aforeme
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:50
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco companies embark on massive reforestation programme

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and tobacco merchants have established a Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA) to spearhead reforestation across the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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McELWEE: Big Tobacco Abroad / The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the downside to free trade.

Tagore, the Bengalese poet, wrote of the Opium wars that, “In hopelessness, China pathetically declared: ‘I do not require any opium.’ But the British shopkeeper answered: ‘That’s all nonsense. You must take it.’” History rhymes again.
Boston Review
added Apr 11, 2014 11:29
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[UK] Council funds warned off quitting tobacco

according to Giffin, the law is clear that councils' investment powers can only be used for investment purposes, "and not for any wider purposes". He added that councils "may choose to take into account the public-health implications of tobacco investmen
eFinancial News
added Apr 11, 2014 11:19
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BACH: The Tobacco Ties That Bind

here’s a quiz. Which chain do you think is more heavily celebrated on the website of the American Cancer Society? Well, it’s not CVS. Instead, testimonials and profiles hailing Walgreens abound...told me that the Cancer Society was working behind the scen
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2014 22:39
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