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UK: Tobacco Giant Should Respect Human Rights

BAT) should strengthen its processes for identifying and addressing human rights risks in its global supply chain, Human Rights Watch and Swedwatch said today in an open letter to shareholders. At
added Apr 25, 2017 16:24

[Asia, India] PIL in HC questions govt policy on tobacco

A PIL in the Bombay High Court has questioned the Union govenment's policy of allowing public sector insurance companies to invest in the tobacco industry, which, it said, contradicts the "anti-tobacco" stance taken by the Centre. The PIL was recently fi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 16, 2017 19:40

Trump Team Financial Disclosures Reveal Millions in Stock Investments

Kellyanne Conway lists holdings in drug company Pfizer and tobacco companies Altria Group and Philip Morris...Cohn, director of the National Economic Council...up to $1 million in Microsoft (MSFT) , Philip Morris and Reynolds American (RAI) (he appears to
added Apr 4, 2017 11:50

Indonesia’s tobacco bill stubbed out but concerns remain

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo this week rejected a draft law that if approved could have led to a sharp increase in tobacco output, putting himself on a collision course with major players in one of the country’s oldest industries. The bold move by the
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 19, 2017 01:48

Buying of the President / Donald Trump's inauguration fueled by tobacco, oil and drug company money

Microsoft Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp., Amgen Inc. and Altria Client Services LLC reported giving $500,000 each, a contribution that would have earned tickets to a similar list of events.
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 19, 2017 01:44

[Australia, UK] Simon Chapman asks Terry Barnes: why write for Croakey when your support lies with a right wing think tank?

the IEA is a right wing think tank which has money poured into it by big tobacco...Snowdon who regularly writes splenetic bile about public health / I have joined the public policy debate about the value of vaping as a disruptive technology offering real
Croakey (au)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:23

[North Carolina] Losing additive-free marketing claim could cool Natural American Spirit's growth momentum

“Giving up the ability to claim additive free from all marketing and product labels, and natural from most (marketing) is likely going to have some long-term erosion in brand equity, i.e., power to draw customers,” said Roger Beahm, executive director of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 13, 2017 14:21

Philip Morris International Recognized as a Global Top Employer

recognized for the first time as a Global Top Employer....This year, certification from the Top Employer Institute was awarded to PMI teams in 34 countries, a testament to the company’s consistency and excellence in offering an enriching working environme
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 1, 2017 11:28

Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ ad
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2017 21:58

BOEHM: Safer Alternative to Smoking Can’t Call Itself a Safer Alternative to Smoking

Approving Swedish Match's application to pitch snus as a safer alternative to smoking would probably save American lives, but it would create more competition for Nicorette gum and other pharmaceutical stop-smoking products like Chantix. It's worth noting
Reason Magazine
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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