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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Dept denies selling 'No Smoking' signboards

The Negeri Sembilan Health Department has denied selling 'Dilarang Merokok' (No Smoking) signboards at food eateries and restaurants in the state. The department has also not appointed any party, including health officers to sell the signboards to any eat
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Dec 14, 2018 14:34

[California] CalPERS Decision to Divest from Tobacco Is Costly

(CalPERS) has lost $3.581 billion in investment gains by divesting from tobacco stocks, which amounts to about 1% of current assets, during a 17-plus-year period ending June 30, 2018, shows a new report b
aiCIO (Asset International for Institutional Chief Investment Officers)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:28

California’s Pension Fund Says No to Tobacco Stocks but Yes to Marijuana Stocks

Recently, the fund estimated that it missed out on $3 billion in returns through 2014 because of that decision. That’s money Calpers could have used: As of last year, it had a $138.5 billion unfunded liability. Calpers spokeswoman Megan White told Barron’
added Dec 13, 2018 13:34

2018 Harm Reduction Focus Report (PDF)

Our strategy focuses on the four key areas of growth, productivity, winning organisation and sustainability....Harm Reduction ... Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods ...Corporate Behaviour
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 12, 2018 15:08

[Louisiana] Bits of cigarettes and other plastic found in every sea turtle tested in new study: report

“This study provides more evidence that we all need to help reduce the amount of plastic waste released to our seas and maintain clean, healthy and productive oceans for future generations,” lead researcher Pennie Lindeque told CNN. While the study didn
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 12, 2018 16:25

[UK] British American Tobacco Launches 2018 Harm Reduction Focus Report

This new report highlights BAT's continued commitment to contributing to tobacco harm reduction. It demonstrates how the company has made tremendous progress in its long-held ambition to provide consumers with less risky tobacco and nicotine choices. Adul
added Dec 12, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Suffolk County Council reduces tobacco investment but fails to commit to withdrawing entirely

pension fund committee revealed British American Tobacco was the seventh highest investment for pension funds at £12.4million – down from £16m earlier in 2018.But tobacco investments still totalled £25.7m in Suffolk – 0.9% of the total pension investments
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:37

The Environmental Cost of Cigarettes

Of course, it’s not all the smokers’ faults. According to a BMJ article by scholars Elizabeth Smith and Patricia McDaniel, the tobacco industry has been aware of the issue for years. Manufacturers, concerned that the litter problem might lead to greater r
added Dec 8, 2018 02:57

[California] Juul Said It Would Disrupt Big Tobacco. They May Join Forces Instead

"Juul is a tobacco company disguised as a tech company," said Christine Chessen, a mother of three who attended the hearing. "I am outraged to have Big Tobacco in our city." The uproar highlights the tension surrounding Juul, which has branded itself
Bloomberg News
added Dec 6, 2018 14:54
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Microplastics found in gut of every sea turtle in new study

The study sites were in North Carolina, Northern Cyprus and Queensland, Australia. Synthetic particles were found in all the animals, and the most common sources of these materials were tires, cigarettes, clothing and marine equipment
added Dec 12, 2018 16:57
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