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[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

[Europe, Malta] OLAF’s report highlights - the 'unambiguous circumstantial evidence'

The premise rests on the picture painted by the investigation, which concludes that while there is no conclusive evidence of Mr Dalli’s direct participation or masterminding of the alleged request for money, the overall evidence indicates that he was aw
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 29, 2013 19:39

UK: JTI Certified Top Employer Europe 2013

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) today received the Top Employer Europe 2013 certification during an awards ceremony held at the Park Plaza in London. Ten JTI offices were recognized for their excellence in human resources management by the CRF Institut
PR Newswire
added Apr 4, 2013 01:22

Hiring Bans on Smokers Still Controversial

Healthcare facilities that won't hire smokers may produce better health outcomes overall, but do they challenge medicine's basic tenet to care for all individuals? That was the quandary posed by two opposing Perspective articles online in the New Englan
MedPage Today
added Mar 29, 2013 10:43

[California] ARCHIVE: LETTER FROM ACS TO UC on Dr. James Enstrom

we believe that the Enstrom study is an actual example of how tobacco industry funding for research selectively supports certain scientific projects that should never be conducted, and likely would never be conducted even if abundant funding were availabl
Scientific Integrity Institute (Enstrom blog)
added Mar 25, 2013 15:23

[Europe] Ombudsman launches investigation into Dalli departure

The European Ombudsman today (6 March) launched an investigation into the resignation of John Dalli as European commissioner for health and consumer policy, and asked the European Commission to hand over all files relating to his departure.
European Voice (be)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:37

[Uganda] Tobacco growing has kept Giro poor for 50 years; Draji abandoned it, earns sh6m each year from other crops

. As the sun goes down in a treeless horizon in Wandi, one cannot help but wonder; where, did the tobacco farmers go did wrong or is it just the curse of tobacco?
The New Vision (ug)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:14

EPA unaware of industry ties on cancer review panel

Companies with a stake in chromium have borrowed from the Big Tobacco playbook, using science to create doubt. Ever since the brassy Brockovich knocked on doors in Hinkley to organize a class-action lawsuit, scientists paid by industry have tried to conv
Center for Public Integrity
added Feb 16, 2013 22:17

Malawi tobacco industry in forestation drive

JTI Leaf Malawi Limited, one of the country’s tobacco buying companies, has led the way in phasing out the old system. This week, the company launched a live barn programme at Ukwe in the capital, Lilongwe to address deforestation and conserve soil fer
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Feb 10, 2013 22:42

Low-tar cigarette researcher stirs controversy in China

Claims by a Chinese scientist to have invented low-tar herbal cigarettes stated to be less harmful have stirred up a controversy, with calls for his removal from a state-run research body.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:31
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