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[Africa, Tanzania] Tackling child labour in Tabora

International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched a new project last month on May 25 called Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) which is being implemented in tobacco growing areas in the three districts of Uyui, Urambo and
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:55
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Pharmaceutical Companies to Pay $67 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Tarceva

Genentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals made misleading representations...of Tarceva to treat certain patients with non-small cell lung cancer...little evidence to show that Tarceva was effective ... unless they also had never smoked or
Ministry of Justice (nz)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:10
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SWEDA: Spending 45 Minutes with 80 of My Fellow Altria Shareholders

Mr. Barrington’s response echoed the traditional party line from the top executives of the major cigarette companies in the United States: tobacco litigation is a “well-managed risk” that should not alarm shareholders and investors. He commended the qua
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 7, 2016 14:05
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[Europe, Malta] Businessman in Dalligate scandal claims AG 'abusive' delays

Zammit who is standing accused in connection with the Dalligate scandal is claiming that the Attorney General's "pointless" wait for a foreign witness who is refusing to testify is stalling proceedings.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jun 3, 2016 16:17
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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

it was petitioners’ counsel who tried to influence the outcome of the 2014 retention election by spreading lies about Justice Karmeier, accusing him, without a shred of evidence, of being bought and paid for by PM USA . . .
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:43
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[Europe] Anti-fraud chief: EU was 'wrong' to lift my immunity

The commission's move was triggered following a request by Belgium's public prosecutor over wiretapping allegations in a case that saw former EU commissioner for health John Dalli lose his job in 2012. Kessler had listened into a recording of a 3 July 2
EUobserver.com
added Jun 1, 2016 20:16
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] MOHAMAD: Govt neglects child smokers, labor in tobacco industry

So even if the recent study of Human Rights Watch shows a large number of unprotected child workers in tobacco farming and the ever growing number of child smokers, the government shows no interest. So who will help them?
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 31, 2016 13:28
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Global treaty "only realistic way" to stop supply chain abuse: rights group

Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday at the start of a global labour summit in Geneva.... Around the world and estimated 21 million are trapped in forced labour, according to the United Nations' International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates. Many,
Reuters
added May 30, 2016 16:21
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[UK] Revealed: cancer scientists' pensions invested in tobacco

Pension fund for academics funded by Cancer Research UK invested £211m in British American Tobacco last year ... The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) – the official name for the fund for university academics and staff – was worth £49bn in 2015. T
The Guardian (uk)
added May 30, 2016 00:49
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[Oregon] LETTER: Lack of enforcement worse than senator’s flouting non-smoking law

Even more arrogant is the failure of the legislative body for not putting an immediate stop to this law violation when it was first reported. The Legislature cannot expect the citizens of Oregon to follow a law they are themselves unwilling to follow.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 29, 2016 19:58
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