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[UK] Council invests in tobacco, despite anti-cigarette vow

ESSEX County still invests £6.5 million of taxpayers' money in the tobacco industry, despite vowing to make smoking one of its key health priorities.
Essex Chronicle and the Evening Gazette (uk)
added Mar 8, 2013 11:20
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[UK] New role may force councils to quit investing in tobacco

Local government pension funds are reviewing their investments in tobacco companies. They are being encouraged to do so by leading health bodies, which, in advance of April’s transfer of public health duties from the NHS to councils, are worried about a
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 11, 2013 11:21
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Altria Group, Inc. Director Elizabeth E. Bailey Announces Decision to Retire from Board of Directors

Dr. Bailey currently serves as a member of the Compensation, Finance and Nominating, Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Committees.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Feb 4, 2013 17:13
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[India] President’s decision to attend tobacco firm’s event sparks row

Government might have banned the sponsorship of sporting events by tobacco firms, but President Pranab Mukherjee is all set to endorse a tobacco company by attending an award function on Monday at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
Jagran Post (in)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:25
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[Europe] NGOs tell Barroso to remove tobacco lobbyist from ethics commission

European transparency groups Corporate European Observatory, Lobby Control, and Corporate Accountability International, have lodged a complaint with the European Commission, over the reappointment of a tobacco lobbyist to the Commission's own ethical com
Malta Today (mt)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:22
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China: STMA Issues Planning for Building Water Source Projects by Tobacco Industry

The State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA) – the regulator of China’s tobacco industry – issued on December 13 the Planning for the Construction of Water Source Projects by the Tobacco Industry (2013-2015), in efforts to vigorously strengthen the co
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Dec 30, 2012 17:12
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[Europe] John Dalli hopes tobacco products directive will retain its punch

Former EU health commissioner John Dalli has called for the Tobacco Products Directive he was spearheading before his resignation, to retain its punch as his successor prepares to deliver a revised version for January 2013.
Malta Today (mt)
added Nov 28, 2012 18:34
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WILLIAMS: What the Future Holds for Tobacco Taxes

what is clear is the WHO’s interest in pushing higher tobacco taxes within signatory states. Recently, the WHO was caught urging China, Cambodia and other Southeast Asian nations to increase their tobacco taxes, in line with FCTC benchmarks.
Town Hall
added Nov 12, 2012 11:28
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[Europe] MEPs look for smoking gun after Dalli resignation

Lawmakers in the European Parliament called yesterday (23 October) for the tobacco directive update to be published before the end of this year, amid requests for clarity surrounding the resignation of John Dalli as EU health commissioner last week.
EurActiv
added Oct 25, 2012 07:36
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USADA on Armstrong: Evidence will 'speak for itself'

"This reasoned decision will be a farce, written by USADA with the significant assistance of lawyers from one of Big Tobacco's favorite law firms at a time when Lance Armstrong is one of America's leading anti-tobacco advocates," Herman wrote. "While USA
USA Today
added Oct 23, 2012 18:18
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