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Improving livelihoods in Laos

We’re helping to improve the livelihoods of disabled women in Laos by supporting a vocational training project near our factory in Vientiane. The Lao Disabled Women Development Centre is set to receive funding from our charitable organisation the Altadis
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 1, 2015 12:14
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GLANTZ: FDA further damages its credibilty by throwing highly qualified and respected scientists off TPSAC

Here is the statement Tobacco Free Kids put out on March 5. I couldn't agree more.. FDA Errs in Removing Highly Qualified Scientists from Tobacco Advisory Committee – Decision Is Based on Misguided Court Ruling
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:40
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[Connecticut] 'Roll-your-own' cigarette battle at center of congressional finance scandal

Observers say with so much profit at stake, it is not surprising the Connecticut roll-your-own bill is at the heart of a controversy involving the campaign for Congress by state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden.
Westport (CT) News
added Jun 10, 2012 21:40
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[Florida] Law firms fined $9.16 million for filing frivolous tobacco complaints

improper claim submissions by Wilner.... “Over and over, plaintiffs’ counsel explained that these problems were the result of the unique logistical difficulties involved in managing so many individual lawsuits. “And over and over the District Court remi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2017 14:09
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[Canada] Ex-Alberta premier Alison Redford should face new conflict of interest probe: B.C. ethics commissioner

Paul Fraser says Alberta’s former ethics commissioner did not have all the information when he cleared Redford of conflict-of-interest allegations in 2013. The case involves Redford’s selection of the ITRL consortium to sue tobacco companies when she wa
Canadian Press
added Aug 5, 2016 02:46
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[Canada] James Repace's Rebuttal to Michael's Essay Jan 21 2014 (PDF)

Mr. Garfield Mahood ... Thank you for seeking my comment on Michael's Essay: Exploding the myth that second-hand smoke causes cancer I found it to be an appalling display of willful ignorance by a prominent radio commentator who should know better
Smoke-Free Housing BC (ca)
added May 16, 2014 22:33
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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
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[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
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VOTE IN THE CORPORATE HALL OF SHAME

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
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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
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