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[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

[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

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

[Bahamas, Europe, Malta] So what is really happening in this new media battle for the embattled John Dalli? Above board or incomplete disclosure? The question is: how does the evidence at hand play out for John Dalli?

Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 9, 2013 10:38

SIEGEL: When You Don't Like the Evidence, Make Up Bogus Scientific Explanations to Dismiss It: Anti-Smoking Mantra, Part 3

Stan Glantz, who argued that all of these personal stories about smokers quitting using electronic cigarettes are invalid pieces of evidence because these smokers are quitting because of the "placebo effect" rather than because of the electronic cigarette
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:19
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