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Simon Chapman: When will the tobacco industry apologise for its galactic harms?

Like many caught-out 5 year olds and recidivist adult sociopaths, the tobacco industry has done none of these things. Its corrective advertising is being done reluctantly after 15 years of legal kicking and screaming, while schmoozing with the global cor
BMJ Group blogs
added Jan 29, 2014 03:30

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco 'boom' marred by environmental warnings

Deforestation, threats to water supply and an ongoing failure to produce critically needed food are just some warnings marring Zimbabwe’s tobacco ‘boom’. The much publicised ‘success’ of the tobacco sector has been lauded by ZANU PF, which led the land
SW Radio Africa News (zw)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:29


The Hall is an annual online ballot spotlighting and calling to account the year’s most abusive corporations.
Corporate Accountability International
added Oct 4, 2012 17:02

YOU'RE THE BOSS: Pitching an Organic Cigarette for Hipsters

Hestia Tobacco positions itself as the first truly independent organic cigarette company, and there are a number of strong elements to the pitch. It starts very clearly with David Sley introducing himself, the company and a three-pronged investment thesi
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 30, 2012 12:23

Altria picks up pace on FDA applications for innovative tobacco products

Altria confirmed it would — as expected — piggyback on Philip Morris International’s March premarket application with the FDA to sell its IQOS Marlboro HeatSticks in the U.S. The FDA accepted the IQOS application for scientific review of the heat-not-bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 5, 2017 21:27

[Canada] Why tobacco stocks still have allure ($$)

Are tobacco stocks still worth owning after tumbling nearly 9 per cent since the summer? You bet. Of course, you have to get around a thorny ethical issue before starting any discussion about tobacco stocks. Smoking kills about 100 Canadians each day, a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 04:05

A Natural OTP Opportunity / Consumer demand grows for high-margin premium OTP options

“It would seem that tobacco and healthy are polar opposites,” he said. “(But) tobacco is absolutely one of those categories where customers see ‘premium,’ see ‘all-natural,’ and that grabs their attention.” Though the trend is admittedly being driven by
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2016 23:06

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

[Africa] Kenya BAT scandal: Raila tried to stop KRA from freezing Mastermind Tobacco accounts

Raila Odinga "intervened" to stop Kenya Revenue Authority from freezing Mastermind Tobacco Kenya's accounts over non payment of taxes amounting to billions. In the letter dated May 4, 2010, the office of the Prime Minister wrote to then KRA boss Michael
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59

[Virginia] Bioscience company re-imagining tobacco for new age with machine

machine that uses water and pressure to process 12 tons of tobacco plants a day. Tyton’s process makes use of the other entire plant: the juice and the cake — or soft interior product. The final products include tobacco oil used as an animal feed additive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Sep 16, 2015 17:54
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