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Rwanda auctions assets belonging to jailed critic of President Kagame

The sale is a fresh blow to Diane Rwigara, who has accused Kagame of stifling dissent... The revenue authority sold the stock of Premier Tobacco Company owned by Rwigara’s family to another tobacco company for around 500 million Rwandan francs ($577,842.2
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2018 17:46
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[Indiana] Letter: Battle against tobacco needs more than ads

We need more than corrective statements. We also need strong corrective actions to win the battle against tobacco, which is still the number one cause of preventable death and costs the state of Indiana billions of dollars every year.
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 28, 2018 16:02
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Chevron's Climate Liability Defense And The Big Tobacco Lawsuit

the similarity between Chevron's defense and that of Big Tobacco in the 1990s has less support, however. This article examines the distinctions between the two.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Mar 27, 2018 15:19
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Kirsten Gillibrand’s latest left turn

What a long, long way she’s come from her days as a lawyer for Big Tobacco, among other “corporate interests.” Interests that still send her millions in campaign donations, presumably because they think she remains willing to work with them.
New York Post
added Mar 26, 2018 14:31
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Philippines] NTIABANG: Ilo fails to cut ties with tobacco industry – yet again

To promote decent work, guard against interference with labor standards, policies and programs, the ILO must keep the tobacco industry at arm’s length. When the long-standing cooperation agreements between the ILO, the tobacco industry and organizations
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:20
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[Vermont] Letter: The other drug addicts

Trump is reported as saying that "drug dealers are as bad as serial killers and should be subjected to the death penalty."...cigarette tripartite of makers, sellers and users, here and abroad, are certainly the largest group of "serial killers" in all of
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Mar 24, 2018 14:39
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[Brazil] Philip Morris adopts the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard

Philip Morris International Inc. today announced that its major factory in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil's main tobacco-growing area, is the first factory in the country to be certified by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Based on the AWS internatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 29, 2018 16:59
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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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