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[UK] Suffolk County Council reduces tobacco investment but fails to commit to withdrawing entirely

pension fund committee revealed British American Tobacco was the seventh highest investment for pension funds at £12.4million – down from £16m earlier in 2018.But tobacco investments still totalled £25.7m in Suffolk – 0.9% of the total pension investments
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:37

The Environmental Cost of Cigarettes

Of course, it’s not all the smokers’ faults. According to a BMJ article by scholars Elizabeth Smith and Patricia McDaniel, the tobacco industry has been aware of the issue for years. Manufacturers, concerned that the litter problem might lead to greater r
added Dec 8, 2018 02:57
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Juul Employees Are Reportedly Pissed About Possible Deal With Maker of Marlboro

conversations between Juul employees over Slack, some employees initially raised questions over the legitimacy of the reports. Others reportedly claimed that such a deal would be a “deal with the devil” and would stand in opposition to Juul’s ostensible e
added Dec 6, 2018 17:36

[California] Juul Said It Would Disrupt Big Tobacco. They May Join Forces Instead

"Juul is a tobacco company disguised as a tech company," said Christine Chessen, a mother of three who attended the hearing. "I am outraged to have Big Tobacco in our city." The uproar highlights the tension surrounding Juul, which has branded itself
Bloomberg News
added Dec 6, 2018 14:54

[South Africa] COHEN: SMOKIN’ Illicit cigarettes: the evil burning down SA’s economy ($$)

The boom in the illicit cigarette trade coincides with skulduggery at the country’s revenue service, Sars, under former tax commissioner Tom Moyane, who was recently fired at the recommendation of the Nugent inquiry. How is it that a parallel illicit bus
BusinessLive (za)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:12

[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

in addition to being certified as a Top Employer in eight countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Korea and Vietnam. Top Employer certification recognises organisations that dedicate themselves to providing the very
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:55

[Russia] Growing pride through volunteering

As part of the annual ‘Job That Inspires’ Volunteering Program, the ‘Day of Doing Good’ project, uniting JTI teams from all across Russia, grows in scale year-on-year. Last year alone, this initiative has united employees, their families, friends and bu
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:47

[India] Exclusive: Delhi city government bars Bloomberg-funded charity from tobacco control work

A small Indian non-profit funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will not be allowed to carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after it failed to disclose its funding, according to a city government official and a memo seen by Reuters.
added Dec 4, 2018 12:15

[North Carolina] Duke removes Confederate veteran’s name from building

its Board of Trustees on Saturday voted to approve removing Julian Carr’s name from a building where the history department is located. Carr was a Confederate veteran and tobacco magnate...He once bragged during a 1913 speech about whipping a black woman
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2018 16:09

9th Circuit Upholds Sanction Against Attorney For Tobacco Plaintiff ($$)

The due process rights of an attorney representing a lung cancer sufferer were not violated by a California federal judge who imposed a $1,500 sanction in connection with...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 29, 2018 00:46
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