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[UK] Ipswich: ‘Hypocrisy’ claims over Suffolk County Council’s £30m stake in tobacco industry

The figures showed the authority had a total of £17.03m invested in British American Tobacco last month, with £8.55m in Imperial Tobacco Group, £3.64m in Japan Tobacco and £3.18m in Altria Group. A report by Fair Pensions and Action on Smoking and Healt
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Jul 31, 2013 21:14

[Australia, UK] 'No excuse for delay on plain cigarette packaging, say campaigners

Ministers have ''no excuse'' to delay plans to sell cigarettes in plain packs, health campaigners said after a new study found that tobacco sold in standardised packaging is ''less appealing'' and makes smokers ''prioritise quitting''. Researchers exam
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 23, 2013 00:21

[UK] VIDEO: Government 'not going soft on tobacco'

Earl Howe said the policy was very much "under active consideration" but that the government wanted to "learn more from abroad". But Labour's Lord Foulkes of Cumnock accused the government of being influenced by David Cameron's election advisor Lynton C
BBC Online
added Jul 17, 2013 16:17

[UK] Tory strategist Lynton Crosby chaired tobacco meeting last year, says Labour

chaired a meeting last year where members of the tobacco industry discussed how to block the government's plan to force cigarettes to be sold in plain packets, Labour claimed on Sunday. Andy Burnham, the shadow health secretary, made the claim in a lette
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 14, 2013 22:39

[Philippines] Chavit, Savellano misused P26M tobacco funds – Ombudsman

Graft charges will be filed against two former governors of Ilocos Sur for allegedly misusing more than P26 million of the province’s share in the tobacco excise tax 12 years ago. In a resolution dated July 3, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales ordered
Rappler (ph)
added Jul 5, 2013 16:39

Climate Change Deniers Using Dirty Tricks From 'Tobacco Wars' Says Researcher

Fossil fuel companies have been funding smear campaigns that raise doubts about climate change, claims environmental campaigner John Sauven in the latest issue of Index on Censorship magazine. Mr Sauven argues some of the characters involved have previou
Newsroom America
added Jul 4, 2013 23:06

[Australia] PM's overseas trip linked to tobacco group

Mr Rudd's declarations of interests lodged with the federal parliament reveal that in October last year he was given return international tickets and two days accommodation in Berlin from the Korber Foundation, a German non-profit foundation that is the
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:13

[Europe, Sweden] The real power behind the throne in Brussels: Catherine Day

While not accused of any wrongdoing herself, emails released to transparency campaigners show that snus manufacturer Swedish Match made repeated attempts to meet face-to-face with Day as the tobacco lobbying scandal unfolded. As primary enforcer of the c (uk)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:39

[Canada] Ethics expert says Redford conflict-of-interest case not ambiguous

An ethics expert shocked an all-party legislature committee on Wednesday when he used a tobacco litigation matter involving Premier Alison Redford as an example of a “clear-cut” case of conflict of interest. University of Manitoba professor Arthur Sc
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 20, 2013 00:39

[UK] MONBIOT: Oxford University won't take funding from tobacco companies. But Shell's OK

I have asked the Shell professor of earth sciences at Oxford, the university itself and the umbrella body Universities UK to explain the ethical difference between taking tobacco money for cancer research and taking fossil fuel money for energy research.
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added May 14, 2013 19:07
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