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[New Zealand] AUDIO: ANZ drops weapons and tobacco investments

The country's biggest bank, ANZ, has voted to dump all direct KiwiSaver investments in controversial weapons and tobacco. An RNZ investigation earlier this month found several default KiwiSaver providers either directly or indirectly invested in tobacco
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 1, 2016 14:53
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[Maryland] COLLINS: Georgetown University, Learning From Its Sins

The Jesuit cemetery in St. Inigoes, Md., used to be surrounded by tobacco fields. Over the course of roughly 150 years, those fields were worked by hundreds of slaves owned by the Jesuits... I am convinced that the past matters in the present. That is one
New York Times
added Aug 31, 2016 21:34
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[Virginia] Feds Get More Time To Decide Whether To Retry McDonnell ($$)

The Fourth Circuit has granted the federal government’s request for three more weeks to decide whether to pursue charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark June decision that vacated and remanded his br
Law360
added Aug 31, 2016 21:16
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[Florida] In Tobacco Cases, Sanctions Against Law Firms Like King & Spalding Are Rare

Thomas decided on his own to consider sanctions against King & Spalding Atlanta attorney W Randall Bassett for introducing information about a similar case’s verdict—information the judge said was also false—while representing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. T
Law.com
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20
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New FDA regulations could damage Nevada’s vapor industry

As coordinator of the tobacco program at the Southern Nevada Health District, Maria Azzarelli mapped stores selling vapor products in Clark County. Of particular interest...was just how close vape shops were to “youth venues,” such as schools.
Las Vegas Sun
added Aug 29, 2016 14:03
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Criminal Liability and Human Rights Violations

1.) Could tobacco executives and/or corporations be held criminally responsible for these deaths? The concept has been explored... 2.) Could tobacco executives/corporations be found guilty of human right violations?
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Aug 29, 2016 13:39
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Walgreens Feels Tobacco Heat

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, which also is a Walgreens shareholder, announced the filing of a proposal...“the sale of tobacco products, which are known to carry serious health risks, in Walgreens pharmacies exposes the company to signifi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 26, 2016 17:03
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Pay Close Attention to What's in Your Ethical Fund

Europe’s biggest cigarette maker are among the holdings of some of the 30 biggest funds that invest following environmental or social governance guidelines, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. While some funds are strict about supporting only clean-e
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2016 14:09
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FBI looking for foul play in creation of Indiana vaping law

Agents have interviewed at least two lawmakers and a manufacturer of liquids used in electronic smoking devices. “They asked me if I knew of anything anyone might have gotten out of this legislation,” said state Sen. Phil Boots, who said he talked to an
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Aug 23, 2016 22:18
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[California] Tobacco Companies’ Campaign Commits Cyberfraud to Trick Voters

In an illegal and unscrupulous attempt to mislead voters, a public relations firm that works for tobacco companies was redirecting visitors to the web address “YesOnProposition56.org” to a tobacco company-financed site attacking Proposition 56.
Yes on 56.org
added Aug 26, 2016 17:08
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