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THE U.S. IS NOT LIVING UP TO ITS OBLIGATION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF ITS CITIZENS

The tobacco problem is so big and costly that it is no surprise governments have taken “global” steps to reduce the harm tobacco causes...and the inclusion of a tobacco specific target in the Sustainable Development Goals that were universally adopted in
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:15
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Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

The world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company is deploying its vast resources against international efforts to reduce smoking. Internal documents uncovered by Reuters reveal details of the secret operation.
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2017 19:34
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[UK] After a decade of the smoking ban, the tobacco industry's real fight begins now

Yet 10 years on from the smoking ban, the tobacco industry continues to generate cash almost unabated, surviving wave after wave of public legislation...tobacco giants have become key constituents of most UK equity income funds available to retail invest
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers wreak havoc on forests

it was difficult to imagine that once upon a time, the area was a dense forest. Years of deforestation by tobacco farmers seeking wood for their barns have taken a serious toll on the country’s indigenous forests. The situation continues to get worse as f
Financial Gazette (zw)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:16
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[UK] Hampshire County Council slammed after £80 million pumped into British American Tobacco

Hampshire County Council’s pension fund has invested the money into one of the biggest tobacco companies in the world, British American Tobacco (BAT). The council top the list of UK authorities who have investments in tobacco.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:23
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Study reveals high environmental cost of tobacco

From crop to pack, tobacco commands an intensive use of resources and forces the release of harmful chemicals in the soil and waterways, as well as significant amounts of greenhouse gases. Its leftovers linger, as tobacco litter is the biggest component
CNN
added May 31, 2017 14:45
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[New Jersey] Editorial: No surprise cigarette sales rise in Jersey

Big Tobacco made billions of dollars getting people hooked. It had to pay a relatively small amount – $200 billion – in restitution to settle a massive class-action lawsuit. New Jersey didn’t use any of that money to help curb the spread of smoking. New
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 31, 2017 00:00
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[Asia, India] Should the govt hold stake in tobacco firms?

That’s the substance of a case filed by a group of individuals, some of whom run the Tata Trusts, in the Bombay high court. The case—the court is yet to decide whether to admit it or not—specifically names ITC Ltd, which it refers to as “primarily” a tob
livemint.com (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:19
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[Montana, Virginia] Shadowy DC organization urges opposition to cigarette tax bill, collects emails

a Virginia-based organization that does not disclose its donors nor its spending has launched an online campaign to attack Gov. Steve Bullock and to fight a bill that would increase the state’s tobacco tax....“Paid for by American Potential.”
The Missoulian
added Apr 2, 2017 01:30
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IRVING: SMOKESCREEN Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the Inventor of ‘Alternative Facts’

an industrial scale exercise in the promotion of an alternative scientific reality. It involved not just alternative facts but an entire body of false scientific... Hill & Knowlton outlined a four-point strategy to deal with scientific critics: “(a) smear
The Daily Beast
added Mar 25, 2017 17:01
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