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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Farming as Modern Slavery

When THISDAY asked Sangobode about his financial challenges, he was quick to say that the money gotten from tobacco is not enough but because he lacked alternatives, he had to farm and added that he does not want to steal. Asked to state how the farmers
This Day (ng)
added May 12, 2014 20:23
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RODU: The New York Times Plays Patsy for Anti-Tobacco Voices

ignored the lack of peer review ... when it ran a May 3 article by Matt Richtel titled "Some E-Cigarettes Deliver a Puff of Carcinogens."... a deeply troubling development: the global publicizing of research before publication or even submission to a med
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added May 9, 2014 01:18
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Are Electronic Cigarettes a Public Good or Health Hazard?

Quelch explores in the HBS case, E-Cigarettes: Marketing Versus Public Health, written with HBS Research Associate Margaret L. Rodriguez. It examines the consequences of the products as they have become more popular—and as the big tobacco companies have g
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge
added Apr 29, 2014 11:25
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[UK] Council funds warned off quitting tobacco

The UK's public pension funds can only make ethical investment calls — such as selling out of tobacco stocks — if this does not cause them "material financial detriment", a leading lawyer has ruled. The legal opinion from Nigel Giffin QC, a leading pub
eFinancial News
added Apr 9, 2014 06:41
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[UK] College indirectly invests £785000 in tobacco industry

Earlier this week the London Student revealed that Imperial College has £785,000 indirectly invested in tobacco companies. This conflicts with the extensive cancer research done by Imperial academics.
Felix-Imperial Colleges Student Newspaper
added Feb 21, 2014 14:56
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[Maine] LETTER: Whatever became of tobacco settlement money?

After reading about the Legislature’s veto override for smoking cessation for welfare recipients, all I could say was: “My God! Whatever became of the tobacco settlement money the state supposedly gets?” That money was never used for anyone who wanted t
Central Maine Morning Sentinel
added Feb 2, 2014 00:13
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The Surgeon General's Report at 50: Not a Golden Anniversary

“Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General’s Report,” a film by Dr. Alan Blum, director of UA’s Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, chronicles what Blum calls “the fear, foot-dragging and squandering of funds on the part of public he
Newswise
added Jan 9, 2014 16:56
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[Europe] PENNY: It's not harming anyone, so why is Brussels trying to remove my robot cigarette?

We cannot have a compassionate, effective policy on drugs and addiction without starting from a place of compassion, and if our stance on smoking stops with an idea of moral weakness, we have forfeited compassion. Now, stick that in your flashing electron
New Statesman (uk)
added Dec 13, 2013 16:00
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[China] FOOKS/GILMORE: There's no such thing as a free lunch from tobacco companies

Corporate donations from the tobacco industry are a false economy, and while tobacco companies are rightly vilified for pushing a product that kills half of its users, their political duplicity also seems to provide important clues to understanding chari
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:39
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LETTER FROM DAVE DOBBINS, LEGACY'S CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - 10.27.13

a Sunday, October 27, front page article from The Washington Post on fraud in nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC area. … details a case of fraud that was committed here at Legacy from 1999-2007 by a trusted former employee.... Legacy is an or
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 23, 2013 17:01
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