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Altria picks up pace on FDA applications for innovative tobacco products

Altria confirmed it would — as expected — piggyback on Philip Morris International’s March premarket application with the FDA to sell its IQOS Marlboro HeatSticks in the U.S. The FDA accepted the IQOS application for scientific review of the heat-not-bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 5, 2017 21:27
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ILO under pressure to limit relationship with big tobacco

The agency has been receiving funding from the Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation, a nonprofit funded by tobacco companies, since 2002, and has a standing agreement with the foundation that runs until June 2018. In 2011, the ILO also
Devex
added Nov 3, 2017 02:52
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IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media

The penetration of the tobacco industry influence in mass and social media is also worrisome. The apparent ability to directly or indirectly censor information and opinions about its products is alarming. Europe (including Greece) has developed strict le
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 3, 2017 02:47
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United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

Excluding tobacco manufacturers from UNGC participation is an important step to limit the tobacco industry’s ability to influence the UN and promote its image and, by extension, its deadly products. It is important to monitor enforcement of this policy an
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 01:50
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ARCHIVE: Profits in Hand, Wealthy Family Cuts Tobacco Tie

Forty years ago...Laurence A. Tisch and Preston Robert Tisch...buying a cigarette company at a bargain price... It proved a good investment — even if the Tisch name...an airplane once trailed a banner over Long Island ... “Larry Tisch sells cancer sticks
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:52
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[Florida] LAMMI: Court Order Imposing $9 Million Sanction Paints Sordid Tale Of Ethically-Challenged Lawyering

something the Florida Supreme Court seemingly failed to do in 2006 when deciding Engle. They should also find inspiration in the courage and integrity with which the four Middle District of Florida judges acted in investigating (largely on their own initi
Forbes
added Nov 3, 2017 00:26
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The surfboard made using 10,000 cigarette butts

Cigarette butts leach toxic chemicals into the environment including lead, arsenic, and nicotine - the same toxic chemicals found in secondhand smoke. These small and poisonous items represent 34 percent of the total litter collected in California. The
SurferToday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:05
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[Africa, Nigeria] JAKPOR: Tobacco Company Infractions And Another Damning Report

The findings contained in the Big Tobacco Tiny Targets Nigeria Report showed... Even as Nigeria continues to foot-drag, the tobacco companies continue to evolve new tactics to frustrate any policy that will whittle their influence and profits. Some of th
Leadership (ng)
added Nov 1, 2017 16:24
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[UK] 'This sends all the wrong messages': County council accused of 'hypocrisy' over pension fund's tobacco investments while supporting STOPtober campaign

Councillor Robert Evans, Labour member for Stanwell and Stanwell Moor , has accused the county council of "hypocrisy" after a written question revealed the county council-administered pension fund held £27.3m of investments in tobacco firms.
Get Surrey (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:53
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TEMPUS Tobacco: still in the habit of generating cash

Cigarette volumes may be in long-term decline, but BAT has proved adept at offsetting that with positive pricing and a firm grip on costs. This has made it a highly cash-generative business, enabling it to reward those not squeamish about buying tobacco
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:37
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