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[Japan] JT helping victims of Hiroshima landslide

Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 16:07

[Virginia] Prosecutor: McDonnells Had 'Corrupt Understanding'

Williams treated the McDonnells to a family vacation that included use of his Ferrari and issued three loans: $50,000 to Maureen McDonnell, which she used to pay credit cards bills and buy Star Scientific stock, and two checks totaling $70,000 to MoBo Rea
WNEW 99.1 FM (Lanham, MD)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:07

[Virginia] Prosecutors' closing argument: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

The McDonnells needed money because they were badly in debt, and he said they were willing to undertake official acts to help former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams promote his tobacco-based supplement, Anatabloc.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:02

Final Push by Prosecutors in Virginia Corruption Trial Links Favors to Actions

Acknowledging that there was no smoking-gun memo laying out a deal, Mr. Harbach meticulously presented a timeline in which gifts from Mr. Williams were closely followed by the governor’s favorable acts on his behalf.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:01

[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco farmers exploitation must stop-VALD

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has joined public health groups in Africa and the world over to call on the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of tobacco farmers. (gh)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:57

WALSH: SAPVoice: How Big Data Is Like Big Tobacco - Part 1

Big Tobacco knew the writing was on the wall in the U.S. Long before the judgment came, they had diversified into food and other consumables. Big Data is running down a similar path. Deception? Check. Users are only now realizing on a broad basis that ma
added Aug 26, 2014 20:25

Philip Morris Loses Bid to Toss Military Contract Litigation

Philip Morris USA must defend against a whistle-blower lawsuit over cigarette pricing for the military, an appeals court ruled, rejecting the tobacco company’s claim the suit failed to cite new information.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2014 20:21

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

both the government and farmers have become increasingly aware that tobacco farming also comes at a great cost to the environment. Income from tobacco in 2013, accounted for at least 10.7 percent of the Zimbabwe’s GDP and 21.8 percent of all exports, co
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Aug 25, 2014 18:56

[Asia, India] Board chief asks ryots to go for solar-powered tobacco barns

Tobbaco Board Chairman K.Gopal has urged the farmers to adopt latest farm technologies, including solar-powered barns to add more precision to the tobacco curing process.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:54

[Virginia] VIDEO: Prosecutors hammer at McDonnell on flights, loans, golf

McDonnell conceded he did read a June 16, 2011 letter from Star Scientific in which Williams suggests scientific study of Anatabloc at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 25, 2014 18:46
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