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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

[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

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

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 (The Reality-Based Community)
added Apr 14, 2014 15:47

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

[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

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

LETTER: RICHARD SMITH: Arguments against publishing tobacco funded research also apply to drug industry funded research ($$)

I was the BMJ editor when we decided after much discussion that we would publish research funded by tobacco companies, but I respect the decision of the current editors of BMJ, BMJ Open, Heart, and Thorax not to do so.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 20, 2013 15:33

[India] JAIN: The endgame for tobacco

At the Endgame for Tobacco conference in Delhi last month, K Srinath Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India, called for “significant tax hikes on tobacco products and the use of tobacco derived tax revenue to fund tobacco control [and]
British Medical Journal
added Oct 17, 2013 22:07

South Australian Government invested $38m in tobacco companies

STATE Government agencies had about $38 million invested in tobacco companies in 2012, and the figure rose last year despite policies to cut smoking rates. The amount of funds indirectly invested in tobacco companies by WorkCover went from $3.9 million
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:20
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