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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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ILO Ends Contracts With Tobacco Companies – Will It Be Forever?

(FCA) is confident that the ILO will ... ensure that it no longer accepts funding from the tobacco industry. The FCA also commends the ILO for its continued dedication to protecting the rights of workers within the tobacco sector and for the commitment
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:31
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More on Gillibrand dodging debate with her opponent – and the NXIVM nexus

Gillibrand helped craft a momentous victory for the tobacco industry... After becoming a politician, Gillibrand downplayed her role as a lawyer...accepted nearly $20,000 in campaign donations from the tobacco industry in her congressional campaign.
Artvoice
added Oct 22, 2018 17:31
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[UK] Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

"This is a staggering hypocrisy," it said, pointing out the firm still promotes smoking outside the UK. "The best way Philip Morris could help people to stop smoking is to stop making cigarettes," George Butterworth, Cancer Research UK's tobacco policy
BBC Online
added Oct 22, 2018 16:57
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[Australia] How one doctor's dream funnelled $1.3 trillion away from tobacco companies

Not-for-profit organisation Tobacco Free Portfolios, with the support of Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, on Thursday launched the world's first "Verified Tobacco-Free" certification stamp, which will be rolled out in Australia next year. Bronwyn King was
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 19, 2018 18:36
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