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[UK] Council pension funds are major investors in tobacco companies

Anti-smoking groups dismiss claims by local authorities that they can’t sell stocks / More than £1.7bn has been directly invested in tobacco company stocks by healthcare providers, fire authorities and schools via UK council pension funds, the Guardian
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:36
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E-Cigs Addicting The Masses: 'We Are Experimenting On Teenagers' Lungs,' Warns Stanford Professor

Professor Jackler states that, “the management has not acted congruent with the company mission statement. On the contrary, JUUL’s initial marketing campaigns were heavily youth-focused in their advertising themes and the promotional channels, i.e., Insta
Forbes
added Aug 12, 2018 18:31
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Yes on 10 Campaign Responds to Revelations That California NAACP Leader Alice Huffman is Hired by Campaign Opposed to Prop 10 Funded by Billionaire Landlords

Huffman, in the past, has taken money from tobacco giant Philip Morris and pharmaceutical companies, industries which have gouged and lied to consumers much like the Wall Street corporations funding No on 10 are doing to renters.
Business Wire
added Aug 12, 2018 02:55
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Worst types of litter: Plastic straws not even in the top 5

tobacco trash is among the most frequently littered items in America, according to Keep America Beautiful...Ocean Conservancy collected more than 2.4 million cigarette butts with plastic filters along the world’s beaches and waterways... Most cigarette f
USA Today
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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truth® and Girl Scouts are Teaming Up to Provide Youth with the Facts to Take on Environmental Tobacco Pollution

The 'Earth Defender' curriculum teaches Girl Scouts how to become the generation to end smoking, by taking a stand against the most polluted item in the world: cigarettes butts. Through this partnership with Truth Initiative, Girl Scouts is incorporating
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 16:06
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[Florida] Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
Law.com
added Aug 7, 2018 03:13
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[Illinois] Kwame Raoul says he can't be bought by controversial tobacco executive donation

Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
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[Florida] DANIEL: Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
Law.com
added Aug 6, 2018 22:14
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154 Organizations Agree: Tobacco Industry Violates Human Rights

The Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-Free World, affirming that the production, marketing and sale of tobacco products is incompatible with basic human rights, has been adopted by over 150 organizations and prominent public health leade
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:26
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[Colorado] Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival Goes Green with Water Dispensers

The Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival is set for Aug. 25, 2018 in Broomfield, Colo., at the world renowned Omni Interlocken Resort, and this year, the festival is going green regarding bottled water. Water tables from Event Water Solution Inc. will filter a
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 8, 2018 01:20
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