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[Africa, Malawi] Nyasa Times Auction Holdings accuses tobacco buyers of sabotage

Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) Group says it has noted elements of sabotage from tobacco buyers who deliberately want to frustrate farmers who are selling their tobacco on auction in order to promote the Integrated Production System (IPS).
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 20, 2016 20:10
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: When industry-sponsored research is on the nose

Bero’s contributions have recently been supplemented by Nicholas Freudeberg’s Lethal but legal (2014) and a book just published ...Peter Adams, Moral Jeopardy: Risks of accepting money from the Alcohol, tobacco and gambling industries (Cambridge Universit
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2016 19:04
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[Africa, South Africa] SATobacco Espionage ‏@EspionageSA

TWEET ANY ARCHIVES, INTIMIDATION, BRIBERY, CORRUPTION, MONEY LAUNDERING, RAIDS, CCTV FOOTAGE, RECORDINGS OR ANYTHING RELATED TO THIS MATTER
Twitter
added Aug 16, 2016 14:15
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS Wars: Massive data leak alleges British American Tobacco SA's role in bribery and corruption

the explosive documents reveal how members of SAPS, the State Security Agency, the Hawks and SARS were drawn into BATSA’s attempts to eliminate competition... SATobacco Espionage @EspionageSA signed up on 4 August
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:52
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Moral Jeopardy / Risks of Accepting Money from the Alcohol, Tobacco and Gambling Industries

This book provides an original and engaging exposé of the ethical issues faced by people and organizations when they accept industry money in ways that facilitate corporate influence with the public and with policy makers.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Aug 12, 2016 20:12
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[Africa] Zimbabweans spot green gold in bamboo that spares forests

around 9 percent of Zimbabwe’s 72,000 tobacco growers now use bamboo to cure their crop. ...“The days of going all out in search of firewood to cure tobacco could soon be over,” said Ngorima.
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2016 14:32
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[Asia, India] OMICS Publishing Group

OMICS Publishing Group is a publisher of open access journals that is widely regarded as predatory... In April 2013, OMICS received a cease-and-desist letter from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) after a complaint filed by
Wikipedia
added Aug 19, 2016 18:13
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Picking Tobacco Under an Unforgiving Sun in Mexico

The scenes--of people living under thatched-roof shelters, their skin raw from chemicals, and children as young as 6 working the fields or bathing in irrigation canals...Rodríguez is producing a multimedia piece on these workers...[BAT] Mexico, which buys
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 9, 2016 14:39
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Changes in the Frequency of Airway Infections in Smokers Who Switched To Vaping: Results of an Online Survey [FREE FULL TEXT] (OMICS Publishing Group)

Conclusion: The switch from smoking to vaping was associated with a reduced incidence of self-reported respiratory infections. Further studies using objective measures in samples that are not self-selected are needed.
Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy
added Aug 19, 2016 18:10
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AARP TO DROP ALEC AFTER MEMBERS’ OUTCRY

On August 5, AARP announced that it would not renew its membership in ALEC as a result of members’ concerns: “After hearing from many of you, we’ve decided not to renew our membership to ALEC. We would never work against the interests of older Americans
Center for Media and Democracy
added Aug 18, 2016 14:53
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