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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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Sanders, Whitehouse, Warren, Merkley Slam GOP Attempt to Block Fossil Fuel Fraud Investigation

the Senators write that such an effort “reprises the tobacco lawsuit’s own early history of efforts from Congress to discourage or interfere with that lawsuit in order to protect the tobacco industry.” They also note how such an effort could serve as “Ex
US Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
added May 27, 2016 11:26
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EDITORIAL: Oregon senator got away with breaking state law for years

Kruse could-and should-get fined $500 a day...the issue is greater than simply Kruse’s indoor smoking...It his repeated willingness to flout state law. An Oregonian who continually breaks state law should not be entrusted with making state law.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 26, 2016 08:34
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[Indonesia] Philip Morris International welcomes Human Rights Watch report

“We are encouraged to be recognized for the transparency of our efforts to address hazardous farm working conditions for children on tobacco farms in Indonesia. Our Agricultural Labor Practices (ALP) program is showing tangible progress to eliminate chi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 25, 2016 23:21
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[Asia-pacific] Children risk health farming tobacco in Indonesia: HRW

Children are being put to work on tobacco plantations in Indonesia that supply some of the world's biggest cigarette companies, putting their health at serious risk, Human Rights Watch warned Wednesday. Despite Indonesian law prohibiting child lab
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2016 13:18
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[UK] Peter N Lee

he worked extensively for, and in the pay of the tobacco industry for decades, and he worked closely with Professor Roger Perry, George Leslie and other cash-for-comment scientists in the UK. He was also a member of their pseudo-association, ARIA and he a
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:39
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WHO Censorship Tactics Should be Exposed at World Health Assembly

Global Leaders Have an Opportunity to Scrutinize WHO’s Definition of Transparency and Accountability...At the last Conference of the Parties (COP6) of the WHO’s (FCTC) in 2014, members of the public and journalists were unjustifiably ejected from the publ
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added May 25, 2016 03:59
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[France] Axa has said it will sell its tobacco portfolio because of its "tragic" human cost

"With this divestment from tobacco, we are doing our share to support the efforts of governments around the world," Buberl said. "This decision has a cost for us, but the case for divestment is clear: the human cost of tobacco is tragic; its economic co
City A.M. (uk)
added May 23, 2016 19:16
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[France] Axa to Divest Its Tobacco Industry Assets Worth $2 Billion

“This decision has a cost for us, but the case for divestment is clear: the human cost of tobacco is tragic; its economic cost is huge,” Deputy Chief Executive Officer Thomas Buberl, who will become CEO in September, said in the statement. “It makes no s
Bloomberg News
added May 23, 2016 19:16
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[France] Axa Gives Up World-Beating Returns by Quitting Smoking: Chart

Despite Big Tobacco’s investments into e-cigarettes and potentially lower-risk alternatives to smoking, insurer Axa SA announced Monday it would stop investing in the sector due to the prevalence of smoking-related diseases. The company currently owns sha
Bloomberg News
added May 23, 2016 19:16
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