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[UK] Times apologises for claiming tobacco firms funded e-cigarette research

The Times has printed a full apology to five scientists for three articles that wrongly suggested tobacco companies funded their research into e-cigarettes. The newspaper had already apologised to one scientist named in reports, Clive Bates. However, fo
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:58
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[Asia, India] Govt may harden stance on investing in tobacco firms

The Union health ministry has asked the finance ministry to direct government institutions not to invest in companies involved in the manufacture and marketing of tobacco. “We have sent representation to the finance ministry about not investing in compan
livemint.com (in)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:49
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[Asia, India] MOONEY: Taxpayer-funded UN anti-tobacco convention closes out the press

By pushing for excessive levels of taxation and burdensome regulations, the FCTC's efforts could very well give rise to organized criminal activity... A critical turning point in FCTC history came in 2012 when it created the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Nov 7, 2016 15:34
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[Missouri] BIRR: Democrats Are Fighting Each Other Over Tobacco Tax Hike

“In one hidden line, the makers of Amendment 3 are undermining our American ideal of protecting religion and democracy,” Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of ACLU-Missouri, told Riverfront Times. “Amendment 3 is a dangerous Trojan Horse that violates t
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 04:53
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[Australia] Nationals MP breaks ranks on tobacco donations as party figures agitate for ban

A member of Barnaby Joyce's frontbench team has publicly voiced concerns about the National's continued acceptance of tobacco company donations as senior party figures also agitate for a ban. David Gillespie joined the frontbench after the July 2 electi
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:51
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[Australia] Nationals MP breaks ranks on tobacco donations as party figures agitate for ban

A member of Barnaby Joyce's frontbench team has publicly voiced concerns about the National's continued acceptance of tobacco company donations as senior party figures also agitate for a ban. David Gillespie joined the frontbench after the July 2 electi
The Age (au)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:48
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[UK] Do you want your savings to go into selling cigarettes?

Are you happy with 5% of every penny you save going into selling cigarettes?... it is now Britain’s fourth biggest company. That means anyone investing in a FTSE All Share tracker will have 4% of their money in BAT, or 5% via a FTSE 100 index tracker.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:47
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[New Zealand] Tobacco and nuclear-free KiwiSaver fund launches

Vanguard International, which handles trillions of dollars globally, designed the new fund after an RNZ investigation revealed KiwiSavers in default schemes were putting money into unethical or controversial companies.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 28, 2016 16:24
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Everyday tactics in local moral worlds: E-cigarette practices in a working-class area of the UK [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smokers and e-cigarette users bought cheap products for moral and financial reasons. • Smoking cessation conflicted with an ethic of hedonism but e-cigarettes did not. • Older men saw e-cigarette use as functional in a narrative of family responsibilit
Social Science & Medicine
added Oct 28, 2016 12:31
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[Canada] FOIP commissioner orders investigation of Alberta Justice

Privacy commissioner Jill Clayton has ordered an investigation into the way Alberta Justice handled FOIP requests about the government's tobacco industry lawsuit.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 28, 2016 12:35
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