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[New Zealand] National MP Jonathan Coleman quits politics to run Acurity private hospital

criticism for accepting an invite to British American Tobacco's corporate box and smoking a cigar at a U2 concert. Coleman apologised and accepted it was wrong for an associate health spokesman to be seen smoking. "I didn't even get to finish the thing
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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Austrian lawmakers vote to hinder smoking ban in restaurants and bars

lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to scrap an impending ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, backing the coalition government despite opposition from health campaigners and opposition parties. FILE PHOTO: An ash tray with cigarette butts is
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2018 17:43
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[Africa, Nigeria, Uganda] Activists mount pressure on ILO to sever ties with Big Tobacco

“Nigeria’s delegation and that of other countries currently under tobacco industry assault should distance themselves from the Ugandan position,” said Akinbode Oluwafemi, Deputy Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Asia, China] Tobacco and athletics finding mutually beneficial blend in Yunnan plateau city

Asia's largest tobacco production base is shifting its focus to more eco-friendly practices while attempting to reshape its image as one of China's best-known sports training areas, a senior official has said. "Have you ever dreamed of running a maratho
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:28
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Money or Mission? The Fight about Big Tobacco’s Philanthropy

Labor advocates had big hopes for the 332nd session of the International Labour Organization’s meeting this week, but once again, the organization postponed a vote on whether to end its relationship with tobacco companies... NPQ has covered how nefarious
The Nonprofit Quarterly
added Mar 20, 2018 19:44
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[Alaska] MONIAK: We need less politics and more science

The statewide ban on smoking in public places would very likely become law if Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, wasn’t blocking it in the House Rules Committee which she chairs. But this story is less about an obstructionist legislator than the risks w
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 19, 2018 19:52
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China takes millions in aid from the UK, then hands it to... Russia

A £133,584 grant for the project was handed over by the publicly funded Medical Research Council in 2015-16 to scientists at Sun Yat-Sen University for a study into smoking habits. It included 400 workers being given ‘intensive tobacco-related education’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:38
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Statement by the European Public Health Association on the Philip Morris International “Foundation for a Smoke-free World” (PDF)

we have seen what can be achieved in countries where these measures have been applied most effectively. Unfortunately, Philip Morris and other tobacco companies continue to challenge this evidence and to undermine these policies. To quote the response to
EUPHA (European Public Health Association) (nl)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:43
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[Australia] Hate Seeing Cigarette Butts On The Ground? You Might Not Anymore Thanks To New Study

tested a mixture of asphalt and discarded cigarette butts to see if it could be a viable recycling program used in major cities in the future. The results so far are encouraging and could lead to the integration of some of the trillions of cigarette butts
StudyFinds.org
added Mar 16, 2018 21:29
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Transforming Tobacco Sustainability Report 2017 (PDF) (23pp)

three key areas that have the greatest significance to our business and our stakeholders: • Harm Reduction; • Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods; and • Corporate Behaviour.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:29
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