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[Australia] Avoiding Coal and Cigarettes Doubled This Fund's Market Returns

The main fund at Australian Ethical Investment Ltd. has returned an average of 10.9 percent a year since 1994... The fund’s growth adds to signs that more investors, particularly younger retirement savers, are prepared to direct their cash away from so-ca
Bloomberg News
added Oct 5, 2016 20:03
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[Europe] ‘Cheap whites’: The new trend dominating tobacco black markets

Tobacco smugglers have found new ways of expanding their illegal activities and now focus on a trend called “cheap whites"... The European Commission is addressing the issue as part of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), and has ratified the World Heal
EurActiv
added Oct 3, 2016 15:27
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Recommendation of the European Ombudsman in the inquiry into complaint 852/2014/LP against the European Commission regarding its compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention

The Commission should ensure that the proactive transparency policy put in place by DG Health, requiring the publication online of all the meetings its staff have with tobacco industry representatives and the minutes taken of those meetings, should apply
European Ombudsman
added Dec 9, 2016 13:51
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[Asia, India] World Health Organization in need of intensive care / World Taxpayers Funding Failing International Organization (PDF)

Given the FCTC’s expense to taxpayers, attacks on journalists and the public at large, and wrongheaded policy decisions, perhaps these countries are on the right track. It would be better to starve the FCTC of funds and watch it disappear than allow it
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
added Nov 7, 2016 15:42
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[Canada] Company buying Canadian medical journals is being sued for publishing junk science for profit

Two of Canada's most prestigious publishing houses for medical journals have been quietly bought up by an international publisher that is being sued by the U.S. government ... The takeovers have sent shock waves through the medical research community and
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:59
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A Natural OTP Opportunity / Consumer demand grows for high-margin premium OTP options

“It would seem that tobacco and healthy are polar opposites,” he said. “(But) tobacco is absolutely one of those categories where customers see ‘premium,’ see ‘all-natural,’ and that grabs their attention.” Though the trend is admittedly being driven by
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2016 23:06
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[Virginia] Pharma Co. Linked To Ex-Gov. McDonnell Scandal Hits Ch. 7 ($$)

The company once alleged to be at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s federal corruption charges, now called Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc., filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Delaware on Tuesday, saying “legacy issues” stymied its attempt
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:41
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[Belgium] SATEL: Shameless Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Tries to Censor Researchers

“We hope that your participation in the GTNF 2016 programme was just a misunderstanding which will soon be rectified…” said a warning letter sent to participating researchers by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a major anti-smoking advocacy group in the U
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:24
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[Australia] Johnson v Cancer Council of Victoria (Review and Regulation) [2016] VCAT 1596

For the reasons given, I find that the disclosure of Document 1 would divulge information communicated in confidence by or on behalf of a person to the Council, and the disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest by reason that
Australasian Legal Information Institute
added Sep 28, 2016 10:16
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The world of predatory publishing: what is it, and what might it mean for tobacco control?

For those of us conducting research in the field of tobacco control, should we be concerned about the proliferation of open access publishing? ...scholarly indexes are including predatory journals among those they cover, meaning much junk science, activi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 23, 2016 16:56
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