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[Netherlands] Dutch insurer NN Group to quit tobacco holdings

Dutch insurer NN Group will no longer invest in the tobacco industry and said on Thursday it aims to divest all tobacco-related holdings on its own accounts and in the funds of its asset manager within a year.
Reuters
added May 18, 2018 15:42
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[Mexico] European Commission prioritises tobacco, sacrifices global health in unhealthy trade negotiations with Latin America

The European Public Health Alliance, along with Latin American and global partners, has written today to the EU Trade Commissioner...we call on the EU to publicly change its stance, drop tobacco as an EU “Offensive Interest” in its negotiations with Merc
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added May 18, 2018 15:26
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Thank You for (Subsidizing) Smoking

farmers and crop insurance agents are frequently charged with fraud. A Kentucky tobacco farmer was recently charged after making $2.6 million in fraudulent crop insurance claims...The Russell Amendment would finally end crop insurance premium subsidies fo
Environmental Working Group
added May 16, 2018 21:48
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Sustainability Report 2017 (PDF)

Our vision is that these products replace cigarettes as soon as possible, to the benefit of adult smokers, society, our company and our shareholders.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 15, 2018 16:09
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Philip Morris' new e-cigarette collects data on its users - but the tobacco giant claims it is only used 'to control temperature and malfunctions'

In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, Philip Morris International Inc is claiming the electronic gadget is less likely to cause disease than traditional cigarettes. But the iQOS holds another, less obvious advantage over
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:45
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[Wisconsin] PrideFest rejects Big Tobacco sponsorship in support of LGBT Health

Twenty LGBT and allied health organizations are applauding Milwaukee Pride for saying “no thanks” to Big Tobacco funding for this year’s PrideFest celebration. The decision builds on the Milwaukee Pride board’s decision last year to provide several toba
Milwaukee (WI) Independent
added May 11, 2018 20:25
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[Asia, Israel] NGO DEMANDS IMMEDIATE PROBE INTO LITZMAN’S BEHAVIOR OVER SMOKING

The Movement for Quality Government has called on Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit to open an immediate investigation of Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman’s behavior regarding smoking and tobacco as documented by the State Comptroller Report’s ch
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:16
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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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ILO eyes decision on tobacco ties by year-end

The ILO has been taking money from Big Tobacco, the only UN agency to do so The International Labour Organization chief said Tuesday he hoped the UN body would resolve the controversial issue of whether to cut ties with the tobacco industry by the end of
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 9, 2018 18:30
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[Canada] Liberal MLA Dr. David Swann demanding answers on NDP secret relationship with the Big Tobacco Lobby

Dr. Swann is demanding to know if the NDP Government is honouring its commitment... FCTC forbids meetings behind closed doors with tobacco lobbyists. Canada and its regional governments including Alberta are FCTC signatories.
Alberta Liberal Opposition (ca)
added May 9, 2018 14:54
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