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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Children suffer on tobacco farms

The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) has acknowledged that child labour is rampant in the tobacco sector, but maintains it is a global problem not only peculiar to the farming of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 5, 2014 22:45
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[Australia] MOODIE: Profits, death and disease: big tobacco’s business model

if the Government was wrong about plain packaging then so too was the industry which fought it. If smoking has increased the industry should be happy, hiding the data on the failure of plain packaging. So the essence of my question on plain packaging is
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 20, 2014 12:40
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Ousting Tobacco: After CVS Announcement, Push Intensifies to Ban Pharmacy Cigarettes Sales

One of the key players in that movement is Fred Mayer, RPh, MPH, founder of Pharmacists Planning Services..., Inc. a non-profit public health consumer, pharmacy, and education foundation that was instrumental in initiating the Great American SmokeOut, on
Diabetes Health
added May 30, 2014 05:43
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[UK] Tory MP who led plain cigarette packaging rebellion accepted £2,000 donation from tobacco supplier

A Tory MP who has led the rebellion against plain cigarette packaging accepted a £2,000 donation from a tobacco supplier. Health campaigners last night attacked Priti Patel for taking the hand-out....her office accepted a £2,000 donation from HT & Co (Dr
The Mirror (uk)
added May 21, 2014 14:06
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[Europe, Malta] Brussels refuses to disclose Swedish Match complaint on Dalli

European Commission is refusing to disclose the letter from Swedish Match sent to the European Commission on 14 May 2012, in which it reported allegations of bribery against former commissioner John Dalli to the EU’s secretary-general.
Malta Today (mt)
added May 15, 2014 07:56
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Philip Morris: 'More Work' Needed to Stop Child Labor in Tobacco Trade

The tobacco industry may be making strides in the health department, but a new report shows it still has a ways to go to make sure children aren’t being exploited by the multi-billion-dollar trade. Child tobacco workers labor 50 to 60 hours a week in the
Fox Media
added May 14, 2014 17:26
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Which Pharmacy Chain is Truly Anti-Smoking?

The American Cancer Society points out, and Bach acknowledges, that Walgreens is a leader in providing anti-smoking programs for its employees. But this is a paltry financial commitment to the cause compared to that of CVS, which is forsaking $2 billion
SameFacts.com (The Reality-Based Community)
added Apr 14, 2014 15:47
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Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company achieves highest status in N.C. environmental program (PDF)

has been awarded Steward status by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The Steward designation is the highest in the department’s Environmental Stewardship Initiative. It acknowledges that SFNTC has shown exemplary environment
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 17, 2014 11:19
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli denies speaking about money with Silvio Zammit

Mr Dalli was testifying in court in the compilation of evidence against Mr Zammit, who is accused of trading in influence for changes to the EU's tobacco directive, when Mr Dalli was EU Health Commissioner.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 13, 2014 17:03
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SIEGEL: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary: Will Stan Glantz Defend His False Accusations, or Retract His Defamatory Remarks?

Stan Glantz has publicly made false accusations which imply that electronic cigarette companies have been behind the scenes orchestrating and paying for statements by a number of right-wing think tanks that are supportive of electronic cigarettes. Here i
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 20, 2014 15:43
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