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BACH: The Tobacco Ties That Bind

here’s a quiz. Which chain do you think is more heavily celebrated on the website of the American Cancer Society? Well, it’s not CVS. Instead, testimonials and profiles hailing Walgreens abound...told me that the Cancer Society was working behind the scen
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2014 22:39

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco boom vs deforestation

others as part of the annual National Tree Planting Day commemorations, the rising tobacco growers numbers, under the existing status quo, are a significant threat to such activities. Farmers have consistently decimated indigenous forests, as if there wa
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:14

[Europe] Industry furious as MEPs vote for stronger EU tobacco control

The Parliament's Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted Wednesday (10 July) in favour of new rules on cigarettes packaging and a ban on slim cigarettes, raising a chorus of complaints from the tobacco industry.
added Jul 11, 2013 07:30

[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US, Mauritius dump Zim tobacco

over escalating human rights abuses, sources say....withdrawal by the deep-pocketed countries from buying Zimbabwean products is a heavy blow...police last week used teargas, water cannons and batons to disperse opposition youths
The Daily News (zw)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:48

GLANTZ: Ecig industry group has FDA deeming rule and guidance; Obama Administration should release it to the rest of us

The deeming rule...was leaked to the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association...TVECA has not made the deeming rule available ...Given that the rule is in the hands of the industry, the FDA shold level the playing field and release the rule, as subm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 13, 2015 02:35

[Africa] Malawi's forests going up in smoke as tobacco industry takes heavy toll

Malawi is reliant on tobacco for 60% of foreign earnings, but while demand is falling the cost of environmental damage caused by the industry is rising
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:07

Reynolds may face pressure on tobacco sourcing

A decision by a global tobacco manufacturer to stop buying tobacco leaves directly from U.S. farmers could put pressure on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and U.S. competitors to take a similar sourcing approach. Philip Morris International Inc. said Wednesday
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 7, 2014 16:35

Alliance One International Selected To Supply U.S. Flue-Cured Tobacco To Philip Morris International Global Leaf Merchant To Expand U.S. Grower Base

Good Agricultural Practices ("GAP") that provide growers knowledge and skills to produce higher quality cash and food crops with improved yields, while striving to mitigate environmental and social impacts. Alliance One is committed to action-oriented soc
PR Newswire
added Nov 6, 2014 17:55

Judge says FDA can't use advisory panel's 2011 report on menthol cigarettes, citing conflicts

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA's ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washin
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jul 21, 2014 23:21

[New York] Big Tobacco spends Big Money

Nixon Peabody, represented during the same period in 2011 and 2012 both Altria, makers of Marlboro and other brands, and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, whose scientists for years have been producing major reports on cigarette smoking and cancer. In all,
Buffalo (NY) News blogs
added Feb 20, 2014 16:02
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