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[France] Banned plastics: European Parliament’s list grows longer

The environment committee calls for a 50% reduction of filter waste containing plastic in 2025 and an 80% reduction in 2030. Moreover, the committee is requesting that the tobacco industry cover the costs of collecting, transporting and treating these cig
EurActiv
added Oct 16, 2018 00:04
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[UK-Scotland] SNP in row over conference fees from tobacco giants

THE SNP has been criticised after it emerged that tobacco companies had paid thousands of pounds to attend their party conference. Despite the Scottish Government’s tough stance on smoking, cigarette makers Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and Imperial
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 15, 2018 19:42
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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco free portfolios

Bronwyn King learned some of her money was flowing to tobacco companies through the default option of her superannuation fund....CEO of Tobacco-Free portfolios and was a driving force behind the recent launch of the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge at the Unit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 13, 2018 15:27
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[Africa, Asia] Big tobacco's smoke and mirrors act

In developed countries, tobacco companies are investing in less harmful alternatives to conventional cigarettes, while in many developing nations, they're advertising classic cigarettes as always.... Are politicians bribed by the tobacco industry? Not of
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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SHAH: Smoking vs. Vaping – The Environmental Impact

the environmental benefits of vaping should also be carefully considered as well as just the health benefits....Vaping increases the quality of life for humans, oceans, forests and the planet. Make the switch today.
ValueWalk
added Oct 14, 2018 15:28
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[Australia] How big tobacco hopes to get you hooked on e-cigarettes

In an exclusive interview with The New Daily, the managing director of Philip Morris International, Tammy Chan, insisted the tobacco giant has consumers’ best interests at heart. But our investigation leaves little doubt that big tobacco, in the face of
The New Daily (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 19:20
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[Asia, China] Beijing to include illegal smoking into the citizen's credit record

Health authorities in Beijing will include illegal smoking behavior into citizens' credit record as part of the city's smoke-free Beijing campaign, reports the Beijing Youth Daily. In addition to publicly naming and shaming offenders, the Beijing Munici
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11
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JT awarded “Gold” and “Best Practice” in the PRIDE Index 2018 in Japan (PDF)

In the PRIDE Index 20181, formulated by the voluntary organization work with Pride (wwP)2, Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) was awarded the highest-ranked “Gold”, and was also selected as “Best Practice” by the wwP PRIDE Indicator Steering committee3.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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Jones Day Employment Atty Gets DOJ Civil Rights Chief Job ($$)

Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
Law360
added Oct 12, 2018 15:57
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[UK] Experts threaten public health body over link to drink industry

Hundreds of top academics have threatened to stop advising Public Health England unless it abandons plans to work with the alcohol industry... Leading experts in drinking, smoking, obesity and cancer, whose work underpins official policies, say they are l
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:27
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