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[New York] Dirty cop and drug dealer launch cigar line named after Brooklyn precinct

One of the most crooked cops in NYPD history has created a cigar line with a drug dealer he was in cahoots with — and has named it after the Brooklyn precinct he disgraced....Michael Dowd, 55, spent 12 years behind bars
New York Post
added Feb 25, 2016 02:58

[Europe] COSTA e SILVA: EU tobacco control policy must separate foxes from chickens

The current PMI-EU anti-illicit trade agreement uses a system invented by PMI called Codentify... Invitations from tobacco industry front organisations should be refused and so-called memorandums of understanding with the industry should be rejected. The
added Feb 24, 2016 11:07

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco-Linked Illegal Logging Doubles

Tobacco now accounts for the second largest share of all forest loss in Zimbabwe ahead of perennial culprit sectors like energy (firewood), and other land use changes in urban development. At 55 percent, agriculture expansion remains the biggest driver
added Feb 22, 2016 13:38

Kwik Trip Doubles Down on Commitment to Health

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) recognizing Kwik Trip Inc. as the first convenience-store chain to complete its commitment to expand healthier options across its stores....owns and operates ... Tobacco Outlet Plus stores
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 20, 2016 18:44

[Europe] GIUSTINIANI: PMI: We have common ground with EU on tobacco smuggling

It is for the European Commission and member states to decide the future of the anti-illicit trade agreement. With or without its renewal, our priority remains the measures contained within it. Our ongoing commitment to continue our efforts and investmen
added Feb 18, 2016 19:36
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[Kentucky] UK black student group issues ‘call to action’

Capilouto ordered that a controversial mural in Memorial Hall depicting black worker or slaves to be covered up. He also convened a task force to decide how to display the mural in the future. But now the students want to know how he is dealing with the
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2016 10:57

Big Money's map mischief in North Carolina

The Republican State Leadership Committee, a Washington, D.C.-based super PAC that gets funding from North Carolina corporations including Reynolds American and Duke Energy, helped draw the state's congressional district
Institute for Southern Studies / Facing South
added Feb 18, 2016 03:33

[Massachusetts] STOCKMAN: Major NY Law Firm Brags of Denying Smokers ‘Standard of Care’ For ‘Early Detection of Lung Cancer’

They actually issued a press release gloating about their “monumental” win... A legal victory is one thing but ​for lawyers for a tobacco company to publicly celebrate denying potential cancer victims the best way of identifying lung disease as early as p
added Feb 16, 2016 21:19

[Pakistan] Minister earns ire by attending tobacco industry event

Minister of State Tariq Fazal Chaudhry invited criticism by gracing a tree plantation event in the city on Monday. Since his ministry is devoted to make Islamabad smoke-free, some environment enthusiasts took offence to his presence at the event where th
added Feb 16, 2016 13:32

[Europe] EU tobacco deal needs thorough update if renewed

Tobacco firms now use their own track-and-trace system to identify packs. But under new rules this system cannot be outsourced to the tobacco industry
added Feb 15, 2016 20:28
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