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[South Africa] 10 March 2018: the WHO FCTC Knowledge Hubs adopted a statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-free World

"We will not seek or accept funding from or otherwise collaborate with the Foundation or any of its officers, agents or representatives. · We will not collaborate on projects or activities that receive funding or other support from the Foundation. ''
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:40
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Former Gallaher factory worker wins case over 'ageist' payout

A man excluded from an enhanced severance package when the Gallaher tobacco factory in Ballymena closed was the victim of age discrimination, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow (66) worked for Gallaher Limited, once a major employer in north Antrim
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Ian Paisley defends holding reception for tobacco company JTI

The North Antrim DUP MP held a tea with Japan Tobacco International, which was a major employer in his constituency operating the Gallaher's factory in Ballymena. Mr Paisley said the event in July was held to highlight the work needed to combat trade in
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[France] French public sector scheme Ircantec to divest from tobacco

The €9.8bn French public sector pension scheme Ircantec is pulling out of the tobacco industry, a decision affecting some €20m of investments. Jean-Pierre Costes, president of Ircantec’s board of directors, told IPE that it made the decision for several
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:13
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Why Is Amazon Advertising Itself as a Source for Counterfeit Products?

Editor’s Note: Amazon has a policy of “strictly” prohibiting the sale of counterfeit products while at the same time the company advertises itself on Google as a source of counterfeit goods.
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Mar 30, 2018 20:00
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[UK-Northern Ireland] E-cigarette ads banned after racism claims upheld

A series of adverts in Belfast have been banned after being branded as racist. The billboard poster for Nicofresh electronic cigarettes featured an elderly white woman sitting on a couch alongside a young black man. The man had his arms around the woma
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:46
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Rwanda auctions assets belonging to jailed critic of President Kagame

The sale is a fresh blow to Diane Rwigara, who has accused Kagame of stifling dissent... The revenue authority sold the stock of Premier Tobacco Company owned by Rwigara’s family to another tobacco company for around 500 million Rwandan francs ($577,842.2
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2018 17:46
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[Brazil] Philip Morris adopts the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard

Philip Morris International Inc. today announced that its major factory in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil's main tobacco-growing area, is the first factory in the country to be certified by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Based on the AWS internatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 29, 2018 16:59
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[Indiana] Letter: Battle against tobacco needs more than ads

We need more than corrective statements. We also need strong corrective actions to win the battle against tobacco, which is still the number one cause of preventable death and costs the state of Indiana billions of dollars every year.
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 28, 2018 16:02
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Chevron's Climate Liability Defense And The Big Tobacco Lawsuit

the similarity between Chevron's defense and that of Big Tobacco in the 1990s has less support, however. This article examines the distinctions between the two.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Mar 27, 2018 15:19
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