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[Russia] BUCK: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It was only recently disclosed that Romney and Bain helped American British Tobacco into the Russian market, for example. It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have so many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties.
CBS 2 Chicago
added Oct 23, 2012 09:51
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] What's all the snus about? Swedish MEP dealing snuff in Brussels

As part of his campaign to make the sale of snus legalised, the fresh-faced Swedish MEP stocks up on a supply of the moist, brown powder every time he flies home to bring back with him to the Belgian capital. Once he's landed, word quickly spreads among
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:10
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU health commissioner resigns in 'snus' fraud probe

The European Commission said the health and consumer policy commissioner from Malta left "with immediate effect" after informing Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso "of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud office, int
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:37
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[Australia, USA] SINGER: Public health vs private freedom in smokes labeling

Instead of rejecting such laws as restricting freedom, therefore, we should defend them as ways to level the playing field between individuals and giant corporations that make no pretense of appealing to our capacities for reasoning and reflection. Requi
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:42
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[California] Letter to James Enstrom from Senate Committee on Academic Freedom Chair David B. Teplow, June 4, 2012 (PDF)

As you know best, it appears that the administration has "dug in its heels" with respect to your termination. It is the committee's opinion that the legal mesures you now are undertaking may be the most appropriate course of action.
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
added Aug 13, 2012 16:29
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[Canada] Alberta Tories accepted donations from tobacco company

Alberta's Progressive Conservative government was accepting thousands of dollars in donations from a tobacco company while it was preparing to sue the tobacco industry for $10 billion in health care costs, CBC News has learned.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 2, 2012 16:06
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[Indonesia] Tobacco firms use CSR to ‘target’ minors

tobacco companies have used cultural and sports events and scholarships under corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs to reach out to young Indonesians, a survey says. According to a 10-city survey conducted by the National Commission on Child Pr
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 24, 2012 10:08
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New Foundation Revives Debate About Health Research Funded by Big Tobacco

“they did not demand, as a condition of accepting the money, a real change in Philip Morris’s business practices...In the absence..., it is obvious that this grant is a diversion to make it appear that they are part of the solution, not the problem itself
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 11, 2018 02:11
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Juul Raising $1.2 Billion to Get More Teens Hooked on Vaping

The Information reported earlier this month that a number of venture capital investors have opted to stay away from the company because of ethical concerns. But the company looks like it’s going to make a lot of money, and that’s undoubtedly reason enough
Gizmodo
added Jul 2, 2018 20:37
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Lawmaker’s jeers directed at witness hurt dignity of Diet

We feel flabbergasted and enraged by his act of jeering, which disgraced the bastion of free speech, of which he is a part. Yoichi Anami, a Lower House member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, heckled a lung cancer patient who was speaking at the
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:33
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